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The most recent Pam Grier biography is published on the main page.

Biography #2 (for Pluto Nash)

Pam Grier has starred in nearly 30 feature films, over 20 productions for television and numerous stage productions during her illustrious career.

Since making her feature film debut in American International Pictures' Coffy, Grier has appeared in such films as Foxy Brown, Greased Lightning, Fort Apache: the Bronx, Something Wicked This Way Comes, Above the Law, Escape From L.A., John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars, Snow Day, Jawbreaker, In Too Deep, Holy Smoke, Mars Attacks! and Bones. She earned a Golden Globe nomination as Best Actress in a Comedy for her starring role in Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown.

Television appearances include recurring roles in series such as Miami Vice, Crime Story and Linc's Place and featured roles in In Living Color and Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Movies for television include Frank's Place - The Movie, Family Blessings and Holly Wagner, Star.

On stage, Grier has appeared in Frankie and Johnnie at the Claire De Lune and Telltale Hearts.

Other honors include the National Black Theatre Festival Award and the African American Film Society Lifetime Achievement Award.

Bio courtesy Castle Rock Entertainment for "Pluto Nash" (17-Aug-2002)