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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:
82
First Appeared:
In the movie Beyond the Valley of the Dolls 1970-07-17
Latest Project:
Movie Durant's Never Closes 2015-05-22
Known For
Poster of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Poster of Twilight of Love
Poster of The Arena
Poster of The Twilight People
Filmography
Movie Durant's Never Closes B.J. 2015-05-22
Movie Cleveland Abduction Carla 2015-05-02
Movie Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day Detective Barrick 2012-04-13
Movie The Man with the Iron Fists Jane 2012-11-02
Movie Mafia James Womack 2011-01-01
Movie Larry Crowne Frances 2011-06-30
Movie Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel herself 2011-01-21
Movie The Invited Zelda 2010-01-01
Movie Just Wright Janice Wright 2010-05-14
Movie Ladies of the House 2008-10-18
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 Love the Hard Way Linda Fox 2003-03-27
Movie BaadAsssss Cinema Herself 2002-01-01
Movie The Adventures of Pluto Nash Flura Nash 2002-08-15
Movie 3 A.M. George 2001-07-01
Movie It Conquered Hollywood! The Story of American International Pictures Herself 2001-05-01
Movie Ghosts of Mars Commander Helena Braddock 2001-08-24
Series Night Visions Unknown 2001-07-12
Movie Feast of All Saints Suzette Lermontant 2001-11-11
Movie Bones Pearl 2001-10-24
Series Smallville Unknown 2001-10-16
Movie Snow Day Tina 2000-02-11
Movie Slow Burn Detective Della Wilder 2000-11-01
Movie In Too Deep Det. Angela Wilson 1999-08-25
Movie Jawbreaker Detective Vera Cruz 1999-01-30
Movie Holy Smoke! Carol 1999-09-04
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie Fortress 2 Susan Mendenhall 1999-10-07
Movie No Tomorrow Diane 1999-10-19
Series The Wild Thornberrys Unknown 1998-09-01
Movie Fakin' Da Funk Annabelle Lee 1997-07-20
Movie Strip Search 1997-04-02
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Jackie Brown Jackie Brown 1997-12-24
Movie Original Gangstas Laurie Thompson 1996-05-10
Movie Escape from L.A. Hershe Las Palamas 1996-08-09
Movie Mars Attacks! Louise Williams 1996-12-12
Series The Wayans Bros. Unknown 1995-01-11
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Movie Serial Killer Capt. Maggie Davis 1995-10-05
Movie Posse Phoebe 1993-05-14
Series The Sinbad Show Unknown 1993-09-16
Series Martin Unknown 1992-08-27
Movie Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey Ms. Wardroe 1991-07-19
Series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Unknown 1990-09-10
Movie Class of 1999 Ms. Connors 1990-05-11
Movie The Package Ruth Butler 1989-08-25
Movie Above the Law Delores 'Jacks' Jackson 1988-04-08
Movie The Allnighter Sgt. McLeesh 1987-05-01
Movie The Vindicator Hunter 1986-02-14
Movie On the Edge Cara 1986-05-02
Series Crime Story Unknown 1986-09-18
Movie Badge of the Assassin 1985-01-04
Movie Stand Alone 1985-09-01
Series Night Court Unknown 1984-01-04
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Movie Something Wicked This Way Comes Dust Witch 1983-04-29
Movie Tough Enough Myra 1983-05-20
Movie Fort Apache, the Bronx Charlotte 1981-02-06
Series Roots: The Next Generations Francey 1979-02-18
Series Knots Landing Unknown 1979-12-27
Movie Twilight of Love Sandra 1977-05-19
Movie Greased Lightning Mary Jones 1977-07-01
Movie Drum Regine 1976-07-30
Movie Sheba, Baby Sheba Shayne 1975-03-26
Movie Friday Foster Friday Foster 1975-12-25
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