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Beah Richards On the TV Show ’227′ (Video)

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Beah Richards On the TV Show ’227′ (Video)

Beah Richards On the TV Show ’227′ – Video Beah Richards had a recurring role on the NBC television show 227, guest-starring as the mother of actress Marla Gibbs. Richards appeared as Carolyn Hurley in episodes Fifty Big Ones (1986), Happy Twentieth (1987) and The Class of ’90 (1990). In episode Happy Twentieth, Mary and Lester’s (Marla Gibbs, […]

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Beah Richards in ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?’ (Scene)

| September 8, 2012 | 0 Comments
Beah Richards in ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?’ (Scene)

Beah Richards in ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?’ (Scene) Beah Richards portrays Mrs. Prentice, mother of John Prentice, played by Sidney Poitier in the 1967 feature film Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? The movie also starred  drama Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Roy E. Glenn (Mr. Prentice) and featured Hepburn’s niece Katharine Houghton. The movie tells the […]

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Beah: A Black Woman Speaks – 7-Minute Video Clip

| August 30, 2012 | 1 Comment
Beah: A Black Woman Speaks – 7-Minute Video Clip

Beah: A Black Woman Speaks – 7 Minute Video Clip Beah: A Black Woman Speaks is the directorial debut of actress Lisa Gay Hamilton, celebrates the life of legendary African-American actress, poet and political activist Beah Richards, best known for her Oscar nominated role in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner. While Richards’ struggled to overcome […]

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Beah Richards Facts

| August 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
Beah Richards Facts

Beah Richards Facts Below is a compilation of various facts about Beah Richards. Died just days after receiving Emmy award for “The Practice” (1997), which was accepted for her by LisaGay Hamilton and delivered to Vicksburg. Married for three years to Hugh Harrell, Jr., an African-American sculptor. Graduated from Dillard University in New Orleans in 1948. Father was a […]

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Beah Richards as Baby Suggs in ‘Beloved’ (1998)

| August 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
Beah Richards as Baby Suggs in ‘Beloved’ (1998)

Beah Richards as Baby Suggs in ‘Beloved’ (1998) Beah Richards played the role of Baby Suggs in Beloved, the 1998 film based on Toni Morrison’s 1987 novel of the same name. The film starred Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover and was directed by Jonathan Demme and produced by Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions. The film received […]

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Beah Richards Quotes

| August 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
Beah Richards Quotes

Beah Richards Quotes Beah Richards was a woman of great wisdom and knowledge. Here are a few of her quotes. “There are a lot of movies out there that I would hate to be paid to do: some real demeaning, real woman-denigrating stuff. It is up to women to change their roles. They are going […]

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Beah: A Black Woman Speaks (Preview)

| August 21, 2012 | 0 Comments
Beah: A Black Woman Speaks (Preview)

Beah: A Black Woman Speaks (Preview) Beah: A Black Woman Speaks is a 2003 documentary which celebrates the life of legendary actress, poet and political activist Beah Richards, best known for her Oscar-nominated role in the 1967 film “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.” See the preview below. The documentary was was directed by actress Lisa […]

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