8 wins & 21 nominations.
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Eleanor Braithwaite Winthrop
Regine (as Pamela Grier)
Gozelda (as Pamela Grier)
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
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
3 Interviews |
11 Articles |
24 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
Pam Greer | Pamela Grier
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
(On the emotional back-story of how she landed Mars Attacks!
(1996)) I was familiar with the comic book, and Tim Burton
had called me to audition, but one of my dogs was dying of cancer, so I wasn't in the frame of mind to audition to do that role. So I said, "I can't," and I turned down Tim Burton
. And I remember one of my dearest friends who I knew before he became an actor - Michael Keaton
She was considered for Matron "Mama" Morton in Chicago
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