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Pam Grier


Pam Grier was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, one of four children of Gwendolyn Sylvia (Samuels), a nurse, and Clarence Ransom Grier, Jr., an Air Force mechanic. Grier has been a major African-American actress from the early seventies. Her career started back in 1971, when Roger Corman of New World Pictures launched her into The Big Doll ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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  Skinny Dip (announced)
DJ Mothership
 2012 Mafia
James Womack
 2012 Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day
Detective Barrick
 2010 The Invited
Zelda
 2005 Back in the Day
Mrs. Cooper
 2002 Baby of the Family
Mrs. Williams
 2001 Bones
Pearl
 2001 3 A.M.
George
 2000 Slow Burn
Detective Della Wilder
 2000 Fortress 2
Susan Mendenhall
 2000 Snow Day
Tina
 1999 Holy Smoke
Carol
 1999 No Tomorrow
Diane
 1997 Fakin' Da Funk
Annabelle Lee
 1997 Strip Search
Janette
 1996 Original Gangstas
Laurie Thompson
 1993 Posse
Phoebe
 1987 The Allnighter
Sgt. McLeesh
 1986 On the Edge
Cora
 1986 The Vindicator
Hunter
 1985 Stand Alone
Cathryn Bolan
 1977 La notte dell'alta marea
Sandra (as Pamela Grier)
 1976 Drum
Regine (as Pamela Grier)
 1975 Bucktown
Aretha
 1974 The Arena
Mamawi
 1973 Coffy
Coffy
 1972 Hit Man
Gozelda (as Pamela Grier)
 1972 The Twilight People
Ayesa - the Panther Woman
 1972 Cool Breeze
Mona (as Pamela Grier)
 1970 Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
Fourth Woman (as Pamela Grier)
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Other Works:

Sang title song to the film The Big Doll House (1971); this song is featured on the soundtrack album for Jackie Brown (1997). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 11 Articles | 24 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Pam Greer | Pamala Grier | Pamela Grier

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

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. See more »

Trivia:

Was the first Black woman to appear on the cover of MS. Magazine (August 1975 issue). See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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