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Beverly Todd Bio., Age, Height, Family, Husband, Education, Career, Net Worth

Beverly Todd Biography

Beverly Todd is an American actress, screenwriter, and producer. Todd is best known for her roles in the films Brother John, Lean On Me, The Bucket List as well as Moving.

Beverly Todd Age|Birthday

Todd was born on July 11, 1946. Therefore, she is 76 years old as of 2022 and celebrates her birthday on 11th July every year.

Beverly Todd Height|Weight

Todd’s height is 5 feet 10 inches (approximately 178 centimeters). Moreover, she weighs 70 kilograms.

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Beverly Todd Photo

Beverly Todd Family

Todd was born in Chicago, Illinois, the United States to her parents. In addition, she is the daughter of Virena.

Beverly Todd Husband

Todd was married to Kris Keiser (born Keiser Richard Smith), a film producer-director. They had a son named Malik Smith together. However, on March 20, 1988, Malik died at the age of 18 after being severely beaten at a teen youth center while on spring break.

Beverly Todd Education

Todd is a graduate of Lakeland High School in LaGrange. Additionally, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Ball State University. Moreover, Beverly returned to Ball State University for a master’s degree in Education.

Beverly Todd Career

Todd began her career in the Off-Broadway production of Deep Are the Roots. Moreover, she later performed in London productions of No Strings and Blues for Mr. Charlie.

Additionally, the actress played the main role in the Broadway play Carry Me Back to Morningside Heights. Moreover, Todd later appeared opposite Poitier, her mentor early in her career in films including The Lost Man (1969), They Call Me Mister Tibbs! (1970), Brother John (1971) as well as A Piece of the Action (1977). Furthermore, Beverly was a regular cast member on the daytime soap opera Love of Life on television. Moreover, she was also a regular cast member in the 1977 educational show The Write Channel on PBS.

Furthermore, the actress had the female leading roles in the films Moving (1988) and Lean on Me (1989). However, during the 1990s, Todd did not appear regularly on the screen. Moreover, she returned to acting in 2002 with a recurring role in the HBO series, Six Feet Under. Additionally, Beverly appeared as Don Cheadle’s character mother in the critically acclaimed film Crash in 2004.

Furthermore, she appeared in the comedy-drama film, The Bucket List in 2007. Moreover, the actress had supporting roles in the independent films The Lena Baker Sory (2008) and I Will Follow (2011). In addition, on TV, in earlier years, Beverly appeared in Barnaby Jones; episode titled, ‘The Bounty Hunter’ on December 16, 1976. Moreover, she guest-starred on House, The Closer, and Grey’s Anatomy. Furthermore, Todd had a recurring role as Celeste Perrault, the mother of Lexie Carver in the NBC daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives.

Awards and nominations

Additionally, in the critically acclaimed PBS production of Six Characters in Search of an Author (1976), she was nominated for an NAACP Image Award. Moreover, in her role in the ABC miniseries, Roots, she received her second NAACP Image Award.



1969 – The Lost man, Some Kind of a Nut
1970 – They Call Me Mister Tibbs!
1971 – Brother John
1977 – A Piece of the Action
1982 – Homework, Vice Squad
1986 – The Ladies Club,
1987 – Happy Hour, Baby Boom
1988 – Moving, Clara’s Heart
1989 – Lean on Me
1995 – Exquisite Tenderness
2004 – Crash
2005 – Animal
2007 – The Bucket List, Ascension Day
2008 – The Lena Baker Story
2011 – I Will Follow
2018 – Drive Me to Vegas and Mars
2019 – Turnover
2020 – A Dark Foe, Broken


1968 to 1985

1968-1970 – Love of Life
1969 – The Wild Wild West
1976 – Six Characters in Search of an Author
1977 – The Write Channel, Roots
1978 – The Ghost of Flight 401, Having Babies III
1978-1979 – Having Babies
1979 – The Jericho Mile
1979-1980 – Benson
1980 – Lou Grant
1981 – Quincy .I., Don’t Look Back: The Story of Leroy ‘Satchel’ Paige, Please Don’t Hit Me, Mom
1984 – St. Elsewhere, A Touch of Scandal
1985 – Magnunm, P.I., Fraud Squad

1986 to 2019

1986 – The Redd Foxx Show
1987 – A Different Affair, Hill Street Blues
1991 – A Different World
2002-2003 – Six Feet Under
2006 – Ghost Whisperer
2007 – House M.D, The Closer
2010 – Criminal Minds
2011 – Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story, Greys Anatomy
2012 – Days of Our Lives
2013 – Royal Pains
2017 – Queen Sugar
2019 – 9-1-1

Beverly Todd’s Net Worth

Todd’s net worth ranges between $1 million and $5 million.