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Beah Richards

Monday, 12th July 1920 - Thursday, 14th September 2000
Vicksburg, MS
USA



Take a Giant Step
1959
Miracle Worker
Viney
1962
Gone are the Days
1963
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Mrs. Prentice
1967
Hurry Sundown
Rose Scott
1967
In the Heat of the Night
Mama Caleba
1967
Great White Hope
Mamma Tiny
1970
Biscuit Eater
Charity Tomlin
1972
Footsteps
1972
Dream for Christmas
1973
Mahogany
Florence
1975
Just an Old Sweet Song
Grandma
1976
Roots: The Next Generation
Cynthia Palmer
1979
Christmas Without Snow
Wendell's Grandma
1980
Sophisticated Gents
1981
And the Children Shall Lead
Miss Annie
1985
Generation
1985
Acceptable Risks
Sally Framm
1986
As Summers Die
Elvira Backus
1986
Inside Out
1986
Big Shots
Miss Hanks
1987
Drugstore Cowboy
Drug Counselor
1989
Homer and Eddie
1990
One Special Victory
1991
Out of Darkness
Mrs. Cooper
1994
Beloved
Baby Suggs
1998

Ironside
Alias Mr. Braithwaite
Aunt Ruby
09/18/1969
Room 222
Arizona State Loves You
Mrs. Moore
12/31/1969
It Takes a Thief
To Sing a Song of Murder
Sister Martha Gowen
02/23/1970
St. Elsewhere
Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Regina
11/28/1984
Hitchhiker
The Curse
Serita
02/25/1986
Beauty and the Beast
Dark Spirit
Narcissa
11/27/1987
Murder, She Wrote
Mourning Among the Wisterias
Ola Mae
02/14/1988
Beauty and the Beast
To Reign in Hell
Narcissa
03/18/1988
Beauty and the Beast
Dead of Winter
Narcissa
12/09/1988
Beauty and the Beast
When the Blue Bird Sings
Narcissa
03/31/1989
Beauty and the Beast
Ceremony of Innocence
Narcissa
05/19/1989
L.A. Law
Placenta Claus Is Coming to Town
Alberta Williams
12/14/1989
American Playhouse
Zora Is My Name!
02/14/1990
L.A. Law
Blood, Sweat and Fears
Alberta Williams
03/15/1990
Murder, She Wrote
Judge Not
Emma Coop
11/10/1991




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