Beverly Todd




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Beverly Todd is an actress, producer and writer who was born on July 11, 1946, in Chicago, Illinois. The actress first appeared on stage in the 1960 play "Deep Are the Roots." Beverly is most known for her work during the 1970s while she was being mentored by Sidney Portier. During that time, Beverly appeared on film and television. Her roles included Louisa MacGill in the 1971 film "Brother John" and Fanta in the 1977 television mini-series "Roots." Throughout her career, Beverly has appeared in several film roles, including Dora in the 1988 film "Clara's Heart," Nurse Burns in the 1995 film "The Surgeon," Nancy in the 2007 film "Ascension Day" and Amanda in the 2011 film "I Will Follow." Beverly is most known for her roles in the 1988 film "Moving," the 1989 film "Lean on Me," the 2004 film "Crash" and the 2007 film "The Bucket List." Beverly has appeared in the television series "Six Feet Under" as Lucille Charles, "House M.D." as Alicia Foreman, "Lincoln Heights" as Beverly Bradshaw and "Grey's Anatomy" as Gilda Ruiz.