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American actress

Beah Richards is ...

Born 12 Jul 1920 in Vicksburg
Died 14 Sep 2000 in Vicksburg
Age80 years, 2 months
Beah Richards
Beah Richards
Beah Richards from the television program The Bill Cosby Show.

About Beah Richards

Beah Richards (July 12, 1920 – September 14, 2000) was an American actress of stage, screen and television. She was a poet, playwright and author. During her career, Richards was nominated for a Tony and an Academy Award, and received two Primetime Emmy Awards for her performances on television.


Richards was diagnosed with emphysema in 2000. Richards died from emphysema in her hometown of Vicksburg, Mississippi at the age 80.