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Pamela Suzette Grier
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Pam Grier Fast Facts:
Moved a lot as a child because of her father's military career.
Was a cheerleader for the Denver Broncos at the age of 19; quit after two months.
Entered beauty contests to try to win money for college.
Was a backup singer for Bobby Womack and Sly Stone.
In 1998, received NAACP Image Award and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress for her comeback role in
Earned a Daytime Emmy Award nomination in 2000 for her work on the animated HBO series
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
Is cofounder of Melting Pot Designs, a company that designs paper products and specialty items.
Penned a memoir in 2010 titled
Foxy: My Life in Three Acts,
in which she revealed details about a childhood rape and a cervical-cancer diagnosis.
Considers herself a "country girl" and calls her rural Colorado home her "sanctuary."
Pam Grier Relationships:
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - Ex-significant Other
Jennifer Grier-Fairweather - Sister
Rosey Grier - Cousin
Rod Grier - Brother
Gina Grier-Townsie - Sister
Gwendolyn Samuels - Mother
Clarence Grier - Father
Kevin Evans - Ex-fiancé
Richard Pryor - Ex-significant Other
Freddie Prinze - Ex-significant Other
Pam Grier Awards:
1998 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
Attended Metropolitan State College, Denver, CO; attended University of California, Los Angeles, CA
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