Beah Richards - Rotten Tomatoes

Beah Richards

Highest Rated:   100% Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
Lowest Rated:   0% Homer & Eddie (1989)
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Daughter of a seamstress and a Baptist minister.Moved to New York in 1950.Won her second Emmy Award a few days before her death.Was a Civil Rights activist.Author of the book Keep Climbing, Girls.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
78% Beloved
  • Baby Suggs
1998
No Score Yet Out of Darkness
  • Actor
1994
No Score Yet ER
  • Mae Benton
1990
0% Homer & Eddie
  • Linda Cervi
1989
100% Drugstore Cowboy
  • Drug Counselor
1989
60% Big Shots
  • Miss Hanks
1987
No Score Yet Inside Out
  • Actor
1987
No Score Yet As Summers Die
  • Elvira Backus
1986
No Score Yet Acceptable Risks
  • Sally Framm
1986
No Score Yet Banjo the Woodpile Cat
  • Zazu
1982
No Score Yet The Sophisticated Gents
  • Actor
1981
No Score Yet A Christmas Without Snow
  • Wendell's Grandma
1980
No Score Yet Ring of Passion (Countdown to the Big One)
  • Actor
1978
No Score Yet Just an Old Sweet Song
  • Grandma
1976
28% Mahogany
  • Florence
1975
No Score Yet Dream for Christmas
  • Bessie
1973
No Score Yet The Biscuit Eater
  • Charity Tomlin
1972
No Score Yet Footsteps
  • Jessie Blake
1972
43% The Great White Hope
  • Mama Tina
1970
70% Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
  • Mrs. Prentice
1967
95% In the Heat of the Night
  • Mama Caleba
1967
22% Hurry Sundown
  • Rose Scott
1967
No Score Yet Purlie Victorious
  • Idella
1963
96% The Miracle Worker
  • Viney
1962
No Score Yet Take a Giant Step
  • May Scott
1959

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet The Practice
1997-2004
  • Gertrude Turner
  • 2000
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
  • Mae Benton Mrs. Benton
  • 1996
  • 1995
  • 1994
No Score Yet Matlock
1986-1995
  • Martha Jordan
  • 1993
No Score Yet Designing Women
1986-1993
  • Minnie Anthony's Grandmother
  • 1993
  • 1990
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
1984-1996
  • Emma Coop Ola Mae
  • 1991
  • 1988
20% Capital News
1990
  • Actor
  • 1990
No Score Yet Beauty and the Beast
1987-1990
  • Narcissa
  • 1989
  • 1988
  • 1987
No Score Yet The Facts of Life
1979-1988
  • Grandmother
  • 1988
No Score Yet Hunter
1984-1991
  • Pockets
  • 1987
  • 1986
No Score Yet Highway to Heaven
1984-1989
  • Guest
  • Mrs. Baldwin
  • 1986
  • 1985
No Score Yet St. Elsewhere
1982-1988
  • Actor
  • 1984
No Score Yet Sanford and Son
1972-1977
  • Aunt Ethel
  • 1975
  • 1972
No Score Yet It Takes a Thief
1968-1970
  • Martha
  • 1970
No Score Yet Ironside
1967-1975
  • Aunt Ruby
  • 1969
50% Hearts Afire
1992-1995
  • Miss Lula

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