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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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.
When she met her boyfriend they found out they both grew up in Denver, Colorado. Upon further conversation she found out that he grew up in her house, after her family moved out.