Birthday: May 26, 1949
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Birth Name: Pamela Suzette Grier
Sometimes Credited As: Pamela Grier
Biography from 1991 Bogus Journey Press Kit
PAM GRIER (Ms. Wardroe) became a film star in the seventies in such motion
pictures as "Foxy Brown," "Coffey," "Friday
Foster" and "Greased Lightning." She has since gone on to
give memorable performances in "Fort Apache: The Bronx," "Tough
Enough" and "Something Wicked This Way Comes."
On television, Grier appeared in recurring roles in episodes of "Crime
Story" and "Miami Vice" and in the CBS-TV movie "Badge of
the Assassin," with James Woods.
On the stage, she received glowing reviews for a 15-week run in the Los
Angeles Theatre Center production of Sam Shepherd’s "Fool for Love."
Among Grier’s other film credits are "Cutting Loose," "The
Frankenstein Factor," "Stand Alone," "On The Edge,"
"Sheba," "Scream, Blacula, Scream," "Drum" and
When one talks about cult movie icons then Pam Grier must be a
part of the discussion. This beautiful and talented actress made her mark
on the film world in the 1970's in such classics as Foxy Brown, Coffey
and Scream Blacula Scream. But her career has continued well into
the 21st century and she indelibly left her mark on the 90's in Quentin
Tarantino's Jackie Brown.
Other film credits for Pam Grier include Beyond the Valley of
the Dolls, Greased Lightning, Fort Apache: The Bronx, Badge of the Assassin,
Above the Law, Escape from L.A., Mars Attacks!, In Too Deep, Holy Smoke,
Fortress 2, Ghosts of Mars, The Adventures of Pluto Nash and Back
in the Day.
On television, Pam Grier has made appearances in the series Soul
Train, The Love Boat, Miami Vice, Night Court, Crime Story, The Cosby Show,
Knots Landing, The Sinbad Show, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Martin, The Wayans
Brothers, Justice League, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and
has a recurring role on the Showtime series The L-Word.
In 2010, Pam
Grier appeared in the films The
Invited and Just Wright and had a recurring role as Amanda Waller in
the series Smallville. In 2011 she appeared in the
Tom Hanks' film Larry Crowne. Recent projects include
the film Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the Seventh Day and
appearances in the upcoming films Skinny Dip, Mafia and The
Man with the Iron Fists.
For a list of Pam's acting credits,
please visit the Internet Movie Database