Pam Grier biography

Pam Grier

Actor, Film actor

1949 –

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Who is Pam Grier?

Pamela Suzette "Pam" Grier is an American actress. She became famous in the early 1970s after starring in a string of moderately successful women in prison and blaxploitation films such as The Big Bird Cage, Coffy and Foxy Brown. Her career was revitalized in 1997 after her appearance in Quentin Tarantino's film Jackie Brown, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress. She has also been nominated for a SAG Award as well as a Satellite Award for her performance in Jackie Brown. She received an Emmy Award nomination for her work in an Animated Program Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child. Rotten Tomatoes has ranked her as the second Greatest Female Action Heroine in film history. Director Quentin Tarantino remarked that she may have been cinema's first female action star.

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Born
May 26, 1949
Winston-Salem
Also known as
  • Pamela Suzette Grier
  • Pam Greer
  • Pamala Grier
  • Pamela Grier
  • Pamela Suzette "Pam" Grier
  • Pam
  • Pamela Michelle Byrd Grier
Parents
Siblings
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • East High School
  • Metropolitan State College of Denver
Employment
  • Receptionist, American International Pictures
Lived in
  • Winston-Salem
  • Franktown
  • Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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