Beah Richards

Jul 12, 1920


Born in Vicksburg, MS, in 1920, actress Beah Richards studied at Dillard University in New Orleans before pursuing an acting career on-stage in New York City. She appeared in Louis S. Peterson's off-Broadway play Take a Giant Step and in the film adaptation in 1959. In 1965, she received a Tony nomination for her role as Sister Margaret in James… More


Beah Richards Videos

In The Heat Of The Night
3 minutes 46 seconds
1 minutes 4 seconds
Guess Who's Coming To Dinner
1 minutes 35 seconds
Drugstore Cowboy
29 seconds
Homer And Eddie
2 minutes 37 seconds

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