Sang background vocals on two albums by singer/composer Bobby Womack
("Communication"-1971-United Artists Records and "Understanding"-1972-United Artists Records).
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Pam Greer | Pamela Grier
5' 8" (1.73 m)
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You know, I had to bump heads with a lot of men in the industry. They were not comfortable with showing a progressive black female in an action role. As a strong woman, I was seen as a threat. There was a fear that women would mimic me in real life. I remember certain people saying: "Oh, she's taking our jobs, she's castrating men" -- as far as I was concerned, I thought: "We don't need to walk ...
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.