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Pam Grier

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 received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress. She has also been nominated for a SAG as well as a Satellite Award for her performance in the iconic film 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Pam Grier, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
May 26, 1949 In Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
66
First Appeared:
In the movie Beyond the Valley of the Dolls 1970-07-17
Latest Project:
series Melankolia 2018-02-13
Known For
Poster of Larry Crowne
Poster of Smallville
Filmography
Series Melankolia George 2018-02-13
Movie Bad Grandmas Coralee 2017-11-03
Movie Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Herself (archive footage) 2015-02-03
Movie Durant's Never Closes B.J. 2015-05-22
Movie Cleveland Abduction Carla 2015-05-02
Movie The Man with the Iron Fists Jane 2012-11-02
Movie Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day Detective Barrick 2012-04-13
Movie Quentin Tarantino: 20 Years of Filmmaking Herself 2012-11-20
Movie Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel herself 2011-01-21
Movie Mafia James Womack 2011-01-01
Movie Larry Crowne Frances 2011-06-30
Movie The Invited Zelda 2010-01-01
Movie Just Wright Janice Wright 2010-05-14
Movie Machete Maidens Unleashed! 2010-10-15
Series Mobile Hunter 2007-03-19
Movie Back in the Day Mrs. Cooper 2005-05-24
Series The L Word Kit Porter 2004-01-18
Movie 1st to Die Claire Washburn 2003-02-23
Movie A Decade Under the Influence Herself 2003-04-25
Movie Love the Hard Way Linda Fox 2003-06-06
Movie BaadAsssss Cinema Herself 2002-01-01
Movie The Adventures of Pluto Nash Flura Nash 2002-08-15
Series Night Visions Unknown 2001-07-12
Movie Ghosts of Mars Commander Helena Braddock 2001-08-24
Movie It Conquered Hollywood! The Story of American International Pictures Herself 2001-05-01
Movie Bones Pearl 2001-10-24
Series Smallville Unknown 2001-10-16
Movie Feast of All Saints Suzette Lermontant 2001-11-11
Movie Snow Day Tina 2000-02-11
Movie Slow Burn Detective Della Wilder 2000-11-01
Movie Fortress 2 Susan Mendenhall 2000-04-25
Movie Jawbreaker Detective Vera Cruz 1999-01-30
Movie Holy Smoke Carol 1999-09-04
Movie No Tomorrow Diane 1999-10-19
Series Two Guys and a Girl Louise Williams 1998-03-10
Series Linc's Eleanor Braithwaite Winthrop 1998-08-01
Movie Strip Search 1997-04-02
Movie Jackie Brown Jackie Brown 1997-12-24
Movie David Unknown 1997-04-06
Movie Original Gangstas Laurie Thompson 1996-05-10
Movie Escape from L.A. Hershe Las Palamas 1996-08-09
Movie Black Jack: The Movie Unknown 1996-11-29
Movie Serial Killer Capt. Maggie Davis 1995-10-05
Movie Posse Phoebe 1993-05-14
Movie Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey Ms. Wardroe 1991-07-19
Movie Class of 1999 Ms. Connors 1990-04-01
Movie The Package Ruth Butler 1989-08-25
Series The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Delores 'Jacks' Jackson 1985-09-16
Movie Something Wicked This Way Comes Dust Witch 1983-04-29
Series Roots: The Next Generations Francey 1979-02-18
Movie Twilight of Love Sandra 1977-05-19
Movie Drum Regine 1976-07-30
Movie Sheba, Baby Sheba Shayne 1975-03-26
Movie Bucktown Aretha 1975-07-02
Movie The Arena Mamawi 1974-03-13
Movie Foxy Brown Foxy Brown 1974-04-05
Movie Black Mama, White Mama Lee Daniels 1973-01-19
Movie Coffy Coffy 1973-06-13
Movie Scream Blacula Scream Lisa Fortier 1973-06-27
Movie Cool Breeze Mona (as Pamela Grier) 1972-03-29
Movie The Twilight People Ayesa, the Panther Woman 1972-06-01
Movie The Big Bird Cage Blossom 1972-07-01
Movie Hit Man Gozelda (as Pamela Grier) 1972-12-20
Movie The Big Doll House Grear 1971-01-01
Movie Women in Cages Alabama 1971-10-19
Movie Beyond the Valley of the Dolls Fourth Woman (as Pamela Grier) 1970-07-17