Beah Richards

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Beah Richards
Birth name Beulah Richardson
Born July 12, 1920 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Died September 14, 2000 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA from emphysema
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards

Contents

Roles

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The Big Valley Hannah Jones 1x03 - Boots with My Father's Name September 29, 1965
Dr. Kildare Grandma 5x39 - Gratitude Won't Pay The Bills (2) January 25, 1966
Dr. Kildare Alice 5x40 - Adrift in a Sea of Confusion (3) January 31, 1966
The Big Valley Hannah Jones 2x01 - Lost Treasure September 12, 1966
Hawaii Five-O Mama 1x19 - Once Upon a Time (2) February 26, 1969
Ironside Aunt Ruby 3x01 - Alias Mr. Braithwaite September 18, 1969
Room 222 Mrs. Moore 1x16 - Arizona State Loves You December 31, 1969
Sanford and Son Aunt Ethel 2x01 - By the Numbers September 15, 1972
Sanford and Son Aunt Ethel 2x14 - The Light Housekeeper December 22, 1972
St. Elsewhere Regina 3x10 - Girls Just Want to Have Fun November 28, 1984
Highway to Heaven Mrs. Baldwin 1x17 - As Difficult as ABC January 30, 1985
Hill Street Blues Aunt Feeney 6x13 - Das Blues January 23, 1986
Hill Street Blues Aunt Feeney 6x14 - Scales of Justice January 30, 1986
227 Carolyn Hurley 1x19 - Fifty Big Ones February 15, 1986
Hunter Pockets/Ella Mae Fuller 2x23 - Saturday Night Special May 20, 1986
227 Carolyn Hurley 2x18 - Happy Twentieth March 7, 1987
Hunter Pockets/Ella Mae Fuller 4x01 - Not Just Another John Doe September 24, 1987
Murder, She Wrote Ola Mae 4x15 - Mourning Among the Wisterias February 14, 1988
The Facts of Life Grandmother 9x20 - Present Imperfect March 5, 1988
L.A. Law Alberta Williams 4x07 - Placenta Claus Is Coming to Town December 14, 1989
Designing Women Minnie 4x14 - The First Day of the Last Decade of the Entire Twentieth Century (2) January 1, 1990
L.A. Law
(credited as uncredited)
Alberta Williams 4x15 - Blood, Sweat and Fears March 15, 1990
227 Carolyn Hurley 5x23 - The Class of '90 April 29, 1990
Family Matters Helen 2x25 - I Should Have Done Something May 3, 1991
Murder, She Wrote Emma Coop 8x06 - Judge Not November 10, 1991
Designing Women Mrs. Bouvier 7x14 - Wedding Redux February 5, 1993
Matlock Martha Jordan 8x04 - The Diner October 14, 1993
The John Larroquette Show Gene's Momma 1x10 - Amends November 23, 1993
ER Mrs. Benton 1x09 - 9 1/2 Hours November 10, 1994
ER Mrs. Benton 1x14 - Luck of the Draw January 12, 1995
ER Mrs. Benton 1x17 - Make of Two Hearts February 9, 1995
ER Mrs. Benton 1x19 - Sleepless in Chicago February 23, 1995
ER Mrs. Benton 1x20 - Love's Labor Lost March 9, 1995
ER Mrs. Benton 1x21 - Full Moon, Saturday Night March 30, 1995
ER Mrs. Benton 1x22 - House of Cards April 6, 1995
ER Mrs. Benton 1x25 - Motherhood May 11, 1995
The Practice Gertrude Turner 4x19 - Till Death Do Us Part (1) April 30, 2000

Awards and Accolades

Primetime Emmy Awards

  • Won: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (1988)
Frank's Place
  • Won: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (2000)
The Practice

Trivia

  • died before receiving her second Emmy award win