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Pam Grier

Actor, Additional Credits
Born May 26, 1949 (75 years)
Pamela Suzette Grier (born May 26, 1949) is an American actress. Described by Quentin Tarantino as cinema's first female action star, 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 (1973), Scream Blacula Scream (1973), The Arena (1974), Sheba, Baby (1975), Bucktown (1975), and Friday Foster (1975). She portrayed the title character in Quentin Tarantino's crime film Jackie Brown (1997), and also appeared in Escape from L.A. (1996), Jawbreaker (1999), Holy Smoke!, (1999), Bones (2001), Just Wright (2010), Larry Crowne (2011), and Poms (2019).

On television, Grier portrayed Eleanor Winthrop in the Showtime comedy-drama series Linc's (1998–2000), Kate "Kit" Porter on the Showtime drama series The L Word (2004–2009), and Constance Terry in the ABC sitcom Bless This Mess (2019–2020). She received praise for her work in the animated series Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1999).

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Movies & Shows on Plex
  • Foxy Brown
  • Class of 1999
  • The Big Doll House
  • The Big Bird Cage
  • The Arena
  • Women in Cages
  • Bucktown
  • Slow Burn
  • Serial Killer
  • As We Know It
Known For
  • Jackie Brown
  • Ghosts of Mars
  • Above the Law
  • Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
  • Larry Crowne
  • Escape from L.A.
  • Coffy
  • Foxy Brown
  • Jawbreaker
  • The L Word
  • Them
  • Bones
  • Black Mama White Mama
  • The Big Bird Cage
  • Just Wright
  • Friday Foster
  • The Arena
  • The Package
  • Cleveland Abduction
  • 'Sheba, Baby'
  • Pet Sematary: Bloodlines
  • The Big Doll House
  • Snow Day
  • Class of 1999

Filmography

2023
Cinnamon · as Mama
2023
2023
Pet Sematary: Bloodlines · as Majorie Washburn
2021
Them (TV Series) · as Athena
2021
The Great North (TV Series) · as Neckbone (voice)
2019
A Christmas Wish · as Mary
2019
2019
Poms · as Olive
2019
Bless This Mess (TV Series) · as Constance
2017
Being Rose · as Lily
2017
Bad Grandmas · as Coralee
2016
This Is Us (TV Series) · as Grandma
2015
Kings of Cult · as (archive Footage)
2015
2012
2012
2012
Mafia · as James Womack
2011
Larry Crowne · as Frances
2010
The Invited · as Zelda
2010
Just Wright · as Janice Wright
2008
Ladies of the House · as Birdie
2008
Sexo en serie · as Kit Porter
2005
Back in the Day · as Mrs. Cooper
2005
Bad Girls Behind Bars · as Alabama
2004
The L Word (TV Series) · as Kit Porter
2003
1st to Die · as Claire Washburn
2002
2001
Love the Hard Way · as Linda Fox
2001
Justice League (TV Series) · as My'ria'h (voice)
2001
The Feast of All Saints · as Suzette Lermontant
2001
Bones · as Pearl
2001
Ghosts of Mars · as Commander Helena Braddock
2001
Strange Frequency (TV Series) · as Cast
2001
Night Visions (TV Series) · as Dr. Lewis
2001
3 A.M. · as George
2001
Smallville (TV Series) · as Amanda Waller
2000
Slow Burn · as Detective Della Wilder
2000
Fortress 2: Re-Entry · as Susan Mendenhall
2000
Snow Day · as Tina
1999
No Tomorrow · as Diane
1999
Holy Smoke · as Carol
1999
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) · as Assistant Us Attorney Claudia Williams
1999
1999
In Too Deep · as Det. Angela Wilson
1999
Jawbreaker · as Detective Vera Cruz
1998
Family Blessings · as Mrs. Quincy
1998
1998
The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series) · as Mother Springbok (voice)
1998
Linc's (TV Series) · as Eleanor Braithwaite Winthrop
1998
For Your Love (TV Series) · as Brenda
1997
Jackie Brown · as Jackie Brown
1997
Fakin' Da Funk · as Annabelle Lee
1997
Strip Search · as Janette
1996
Mars Attacks! · as Louise Williams
1996
Sparks (TV Series) · as Ms. Grayson
1996
Escape from L.A. · as Hershe Las Palamas
1996
Original Gangstas · as Laurie Thompson
1996
1996
Badass Supermama · as (archive Footage)
1995
Serial Killer · as Capt. Maggie Davis
1995
Pinky and the Brain (TV Series) · as Julie Auburn
1995
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) · as Nightingale (voice)
1995
Murder Was the Case: The Movie · as Foxxxy Brown (segment "doggy Dogg World")
1995
The Marshal (TV Series) · as Major Vanetta Brown
1995
The Wayans Bros. (TV Series) · as Erica
1993
The Sinbad Show (TV Series)
1993
Posse · as Phoebe
1992
1992
Martin (TV Series)
1991
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey · as Ms. Wardroe
1990
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) · as Janice
1990
Class of 1999 · as Ms. Connors
1989
The Package · as Ruth Butler
1988
Midnight Caller (TV Series) · as Susan Province
1988
Monsters (TV Series) · as Matilde
1988
Above the Law · as Delores 'jacks' Jackson
1987
Frank's Place (TV Series) · as Neema Sharone
1987
The Allnighter · as Sgt. Mcleesh
1986
Crime Story (TV Series) · as Suzanne Terry
1986
The Vindicator · as Hunter
1985
On the Edge · as Cara
1985
Badge of the Assassin · as Alexandra 'alie' Horn
1985
Stand Alone · as Cathryn Bolan
1984
The Cosby Show (TV Series) · as Samantha
1984
Miami Vice (TV Series) · as Valerie Gordon
1984
Night Court (TV Series) · as Benet Collins
1983
1983
Tough Enough · as Myra
1981
Fort Apache the Bronx · as Charlotte
1979
Knots Landing (TV Series)
1979
Roots: The Next Generations (TV Series) · as Francey
1977
Greased Lightning · as Mary Jones
1977
Twilight of Love · as Sandra
1977
The Love Boat (TV Series) · as Cynthia Wilbur
1976
Drum · as Regine
1975
Friday Foster · as Friday Foster
1975
'Sheba, Baby' · as Sheba Shayne
1975
Bucktown · as Aretha
1974
Foxy Brown · as Foxy Brown
1974
The Arena · as Mamawi
1973
Scream Blacula Scream · as Lisa Fortier
1973
Coffy · as Coffy
1973
Black Mama White Mama · as Lee Daniels
1972
Hit Man · as Gozelda (as Pamela Grier)
1972
Cool Breeze · as Mona (as Pamela Grier)
1972
1972
The Twilight People · as Ayesa, The Panther Woman
1971
1971
1970
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls · as Fourth Woman (as Pamela Grier)

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