Date of Birth:
12 July 1920
Beah Richards played in 5 movies in the Drama, Mystery, Crime, Music, Biography, Romance, Sport, Music genres.
Beah Richards got succeed with average imdb rating 6.5.
Beah Richards left her native Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA for New York City in 1950. She would not acquire a significant role on stage until 1955 when she appeared in the off-Broadway show "Take A Giant Step" where she convincingly portrayed an eighty-four-year-old grandmother, without using theatrical makeup. In 1962 she appeared in writer James Baldwin's "The Amen Corner" directed by the noted actor/director/activist 'Frank Silvera' (qv) who told Richards "Don't act, just be." She credited Sil... Read more