Pam Grier

Film Actress / Television Actress / Stage Actress / Aikidoka / Actress | * 05/26/1949 (73) | Winston-Salem, North Carolina (United States of America (USA))
Pamela Suzette Grier (born May 26, 1949) is an American actress and singer. Described by Quentin Tarantino as cinema's first female action star (although, there are some who dispute that claim and believe Cheng Pei-pei actually holds that distinction), 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 Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Satellite Award and a Saturn Award. Grier came to prominence with her titular roles in the films Coffy (1973) and Foxy Brown (1974); her other major films during this period included The Big Doll House (1971), Women in Cages (1971), The Big Bird Cage (1972), Black Mama, White Mama ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Comedies

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Movies with Pam Grier as Actress(87)

as Self (archival footage)2021 How It Feels to Be Free
as Mary2019 A Christmas Wish
as Self (archive footage)2019 QT8: The First Eight
as Olive2019 Poms
as Lily2017 Being Rose
as Coralee2017 Bad Grandmas
as Carla2015 Cleveland Abduction
as Self (archive footage)2013 Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
as Detective Barrick2012 Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day
as Frances2011 Larry Crowne
as James Womack2011 Mafia
as Herself - Actress2011 Corman's World
as Zelda2010 The Invited
as Janice Wright2010 Just Wright
as Mrs. Cooper2005 Back in the Day
as Claire Washburn2003 1st to Die
as Herself (archive footage)2003 Sex at 24 Frames Per Second
as Linda Fox2003 Love the Hard Way
as herself2002 BaadAsssss Cinema
as Pearl2001 Bones
as Commander Helena Braddock2001 Ghosts of Mars
as George2001 3 A.M.
as Suzette Lermontant2001 Feast of All Saints
as Tina2000 Snow Day
as Detective Della Wilder2000 Slow Burn
as Susan Mendenhall2000 Fortress 2
as Detective Vera Cruz1999 Jawbreaker
as Det. Angela Wilson1999 In Too Deep
as Carol1999 Holy Smoke
as Diane1999 No Tomorrow
as Mrs. Quincy1998 Family Blessings
as Pam Grier1998 Pete Rock: Soul Survivor
as Annabelle Lee1997 Fakin' Da Funk
as Jackie Brown1997 Jackie Brown
as Herself (archive footage)1997 Afro Promo
as Hershe Las Palamas1996 Escape from L.A.
as Laurie Thompson1996 Original Gangstas
as Louise Williams1996 Mars Attacks!
as Capt. Maggie Davis1995 Serial Killer
as Phoebe1993 Posse
as Ms. Wardroe1991 Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
as Ms. Connors1990 Class of 1999
as Ruth Butler1989 The Package
as Delores 'Jacks' Jackson1988 Above the Law
as Sgt. McLeesh1987 The Allnighter
as Cara1986 On the Edge
as Hunter1986 The Vindicator
as Alexandra 'Alie' Horn1985 Badge of the Assassin
as Cathryn Bolan1985 Stand Alone
as Valerie Gordon1985 Miami Vice: The Prodigal Son
as Myra1983 Tough Enough
as Charlotte1981 Fort Apache, the Bronx
as Mary Jones1977 Greased Lightning
as Sandra1977 Twilight of Love
as Regine1976 Drum
as Friday Foster1975 Friday Foster
as Sheba Shayne1975 Sheba, Baby
as Aretha1975 Bucktown
as Foxy Brown1974 Foxy Brown
as Mamawi1974 The Arena
as Lee Daniels1973 Black Mama, White Mama
as "Coffy" Coffin1973 Coffy
as Lisa Fortier1973 Scream Blacula Scream
as Ayesa, the Panther Woman1972 The Twilight People
as Gozelda (as Pamela Grier)1972 Hit Man
as Mona (as Pamela Grier)1972 Cool Breeze
as Blossom1972 The Big Bird Cage
as Grear1971 The Big Doll House
as Alabama1971 Women in Cages
as Fourth Woman (as Pamela Grier)1970 Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

TV Shows/Series with Pam Grier as Actress(26)

as Constance2019 Bless This Mess
as Grandma2016 This Is Us
as Kit Porter2004 The L Word
as Dr. Lewis2001 Night Visions
as Amanda Waller2001 Smallville
as My'ria'h (voice)2001 Justice League
as Claudia Williams1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
as Eleanor Braithwaite Winthrop1998 Linc's
as Mother Springbok (voice)1998 The Wild Thornberrys
as herself1997 The View
1995 MADtv
1992 Martin
as Valerie Gordon1984 Miami Vice
as Francey1979 Roots: The Next Generations
as Cynthia Wilbur1977 The Love Boat

Movies with Pam Grier as Crew(1)

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Pamela Suzette Grier
Born: Thursday, 05/26 1949 (May) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 73 years + 259 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: East High School, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Net worth estimate: 10,000,000 USD
Other names for Pam Grier (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Pam Greer"
"Pamela Grier"
"Pamela Suzette Grier"
Pam Grier frequently works together with these people:
Quentin Tarantino (10x, Actor)
Michael Rosenbaum (10x, Actor)
Roger Corman (9x, Crew)
Sid Haig (9x, Actor)
Bob Minor (9x, Actor)
Jack Hill (9x, Crew)
Todd Slavkin (9x, Crew)
Brian Peterson (8x, Crew)
John Carpenter (7x, Crew)
Joe Dante (7x, Actor)
Andrew Davis (7x, Crew)
Eddie Romero (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:839, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/21/2023