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|Beah Richards was also an author and playwright? She published three books -- "One is A Crowd," "A Black Woman Speaks" and "A Black Woman Speaks and Other Poems." Did you know that she was|
nominated for an Academy Award® for her portrayal of Sidney Poitier's mother in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? She also was the winner of two Emmy® Awards for supporting roles, the last of which she
won last year (2000) for her portrayal of an Alzheimer's patient in The Practice. She collected that award
just days before her death.
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