Also in the eighties, Grier performed in the stage play "Fool for Love" written by the Oscar-nominated actor & Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist Sam Shepard
. Shepard's play was adapted for the screen in 1985; See Fool for Love
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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.
While a student at UCLA, she sang back-up for singer-composer Bobby Womack
. Interestingly, Womack's composition and 1972 recording of the song "Across 110th Street" was the theme song of the film Jackie Brown
(1997), which marked a major comeback for Grier in the starring and title role. She was nominated for a Golden Globe and an NAACP Image Award for her performance.