Pam Grier short bio
Pamela Suzette “Pam” Grier is an American actress who was born under Taurus sun sign in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She is the daughter of Gwendolyn Sylvia, a homemaker and nurse, and Clarence Ransom Grier, Jr., who worked as a mechanic and Technical Sergeant. She was attended East High School in Denver and participated at beauty contests to raise money for college tuition at Metropolitan State College.
Pam Grier Measurements Table
|Date of birth||May 26, 1949|
|Age||66 years old|
|Height||173 cm (5 feet 8 inches)|
|Weights||160 pounds ( 73 kg)|
Pam Grier career
Grier was discovered by Roger Corman of New World Pictures, which occupied it first as an actress in the women’s prison movies like The Big Dollhouse and The Big Birdcage. In the early 1970s she became the star of the blaxploitation genre through their representations as busty and energetic woman. These roles have earned her a five-year contract with Samuel Z. Arkoff of American International Pictures. Among the best known films this time include Jack Hills Coffy – the cat (1973) and Foxy Brown (1974) and Friday Foster and William Girdlers Sheba, Baby (1975). For American International she also played William Marshall’s vampire victim in Blacula sequel Scream, Blacula, Scream! (1973).
In the 1980s she managed to re-enter with the crime series Miami Vice and with Ray Bradbury and Walt Disney Pictures Something Wicked This Way Comes. In 1988 she played the role of Delores “Jax” Jackson alongside Steven Seagal in the action film Above the Law. After a diagnosis of cancer in the same year gave her the doctors nor a survival time of 18 months. Grier was earmarked for a role in Pulp Fiction (1994), which they agreed but too late, so that Rosanna Arquette landed the role of Jody. In Tim Burton’s Mars Attacks! (1996) presented Grier comedic talent. Your big comeback she had then in 1997 in the title role of Quentin Tarantino film Jackie Brown. In her title role as a flight attendant could both draw on its past as a film full advantage of their acting talent. She was nominated for a Golden Globe and an Image Award. Tarantino named the character after Jackie Burke of rum punch to a tribute to Foxy Brown in Jackie Brown.
On October 17, 1998 Pam Grier film festival with the “Career Achievement Award” at the 34th Annual Chicago International. In 2001 she played in John Carpenter’s Ghosts of Mars and together with Snoop Dogg in Bones. Between 2004 and 2008 she was in the US television series The L Word – When women love women in the role of Kate “Kit” Porter to see. 2010 Grier was the first actress who could embody the DC comic character Amanda Waller in the US television series Smallville. In 2012 she appeared as part of the Shock Stock on in Toronto and presented their final 2011 film shot Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day.
Pam Grier controversy
One of Pam Grier sisters died in 1990 from cancer, whose son committed suicide.
Pam Grier dating
Pam Grier was engaged to music executive Kevin Evans, but they separated in 199. She then dated marketing executive Peter Hempel from 2000 to 2008.
Pam Grier net worth
As one of senior actress, it was revealed that Pam Grier net worth is about $10 million.