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    Pamela Suzette Grier (born May 26, 1949) is an American actress. Described by Quentin Tarantino as cinema's first female action star, she achieved fame for her starring roles in a string of 1970s action, blaxploitation, and women in prison films for American International Pictures and New World Pictures. Her accolades include nominations for an ...

  2. Pam Grier was born in Winston-Salem, NC, one of four children of Gwendolyn Sylvia (Samuels), a nurse, and Clarence Ransom Grier Jr., an Air Force mechanic. Pam has been a major African-American star from the early 1970s. Her career started in 1971, when Roger Corman of New World Pictures launched her with The Big Doll House (1971), about a ...

    • Pamela Suzette Grier
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  4. Jul 26, 2014 · Birth Name: Pamela Suzette Grier. Place of Birth: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S. Date of Birth: May 26, 1949. Ethnicity: African-American, likely small amounts of Filipino and Puerto Rican. Pam Grier is an American actress. She is the daughter of Gwendolyn Sylvia (Samuels) and Clarence Ransom Grier, Jr. Her parents are/were both black. Pam ...

  5. The reigning queen of the '70s blaxploitation genre that still influences culture till this day, Pamela Suzette Grier was born May 26, 1949 in Winston-Salem, NC. The daughter of Clarence Ransom Grier Jr, a technical sergeant and mechanic with United State Air Force and Gwendolyn Sylvia Grier, who was a nurse and a home maker, Grier grew up form one brother and a sister.

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    Pamela Suzette "Pam" Grier (born May 26, 1949) 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 1974's Foxy Brown. Her career was revitalized in 1997 after her appearance in Quentin Tarantino's film Jackie Brown. She is one of a few Afr...

    Grier was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the daughter of Gwendolyn Sylvia (née Samuels), a homemaker and nurse, and Clarence Ransom Grier, who worked as a mechanic and Technical Sergeant in the United States Air Force. She has one sister and one brother. At age 6 Grier was raped by two boys when she was left unattended at her aunt's house. ...

    Grier moved to Los Angeles, California in 1967, where she was initially hired as a receptionist at the American International Pictures (AIP) company. She was discovered by director Jack Hill, who cast her in his women in prison films The Big Doll House (1971), and The Big Bird Cage (1972). While under contract at AIP, she became a staple of early 1...

    Grier has never married and has no children. She dated basketball player, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, during the early 1970s, and had a 18-month affair with actor/comedian Richard Pryor around 1976–77. She also was romantically linked to actor/comedian Freddie Prinze in the 1970s. In 1998 she was engaged to music executive, Kevin Evans, but the engagement...

    Year - Title - Role - Notes

    1. 1970 - Beyond the Valley of the Dolls - Partygoer 2. 1971 - Women in Cages - Alabama 3. 1971 - The Big Doll House - Grear 4. 1972 - Hit Man - Gozelda 5. 1972 - Black Mama, White Mama - Lee Daniels 6. 1972 -The Big Bird Cage - Blossom 7. 1972 - Cool Breeze - Mona 8. 1973 - The Arena - Mamawi 9. 1973 - Scream Blacula Scream - Lisa 10. 1973 - Coffy - Coffy 11. 1973 - The Twilight People - Ayesa, the Panther Woman 12. 1974 - Foxy Brown - Foxy Brown 13. 1975 - Friday Foster - Friday Foster 14....

    • "Tudot", "Pam"
    • May 26, 1949
  6. Apr 04, 2015 · Pamela Suzette "Pam" Grier is an actress who came to fame after starring in films like The Big Bird Cage, Coffy, Foxy Brown and Sheba Baby. She graduated from East High School, Denver, Colorado. She is the daughter of Clarence Ransom Grier, Jr., a mechanic and technical sergeant in the United States Air Force and Gwendolyn Sylvia, a homemaker ...

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