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Grier, Pam, 1949-


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    • Grier, Pamela Suzette, 1949-
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1949-05-26
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Metropolitan State College (Denver, Colo.)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Winston-Salem (N.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
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  • Sources

    • found: Jackie Brown, p1997:label (Pam Grier)
    • found: Internet movie database, Dec. 11, 1997(Pam Grier, b. Pamela Suzette Grier, 1949; actress)
    • found: Internet Movie Database, April 2, 2013(Pam Grier; born Pamela Suzette Grier, May 26, 1949, Winston-Salem, N.C.; actress)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed December 21, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Grier, Pam; Pamela Suzette Grier; stage/ screen actor; born 26 May 1949 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States; entered Denver's Metropolitan State College (1967); the pivotal role of her career was as the leading character Lee Daniels in "Black Mama, White Mama" (1972); starring roles in the classic blaxploitation films "Coffy" (1973), "Foxy Brown" (1974); the first African American woman to be featured on the cover of Ms. Magazine (1975); won critical acclaim for her role opposite Paul Newman in "Fort Apache, the Bronx" (1981); a major role in the hit Steven Seagal film "Above the Law" (1988); took the lead role of the waitress Frankie in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter Theater Company production of "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune" (1990); actor-director Mario Van Peebles cast her in his western drama "Posse" (1993); the lead role of Quentin Tarantino's homage, "Jackie Brown" (1997) earned her both NAACP Image Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for best actress; had a supporting role as Harvey Keitel's girlfriend and assistant in Jane Campion's film "Holy Smoke" (1999))
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    • 1997-12-12: new
    • 2018-06-21: revised
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