In the 1980s she performed in the stage play "Frankie and Johnny at the Clair de Lune" with actor Richard Lawson
; Grier gained eighty pounds to prepare for this role. The prolific dramatist Terrence McNally
authored this play, which was adapted for the screen; See Frankie and Johnny
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Pam Greer | Pamala Grier | Pamela Grier
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People see me as a strong black figure, and I'm proud of that, but I'm a mix of several races: Hispanic, Chinese, Filipino. My dad was black, and my mom was Cheyenne Indian. So you look at things beyond just race, or even religion: I was raised Catholic, baptized a Methodist, and almost married a Muslim.
Was the first Black woman to appear on the cover of MS. Magazine (August 1975 issue).