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Date of Birth: 1949 , May-26
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Pam Grier
Birth Name Pamela Suzette Grier
Nick Name Pam
Father Clarence Grier
Mother Gwendolyn Grier
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actress
Net Worth $14.5 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements 36-29-34
Weight in KG 59 kg
Affair with Kareem Abdul Jabbar ,Freddie Prinze
Married Not Yet
Education Metropolitan State College
Awards Emmy Award
Movies Foxy Brown 1974
TV Show The L Word, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Linc's, Happily Ever After:
Siblings Gina Grier-Townsie, Rodney Grier

Quick Timeline of Pam Grier

1949 Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
1988 Dated Kevin Evans
2000 Started dating Peter Hempel
2008 Broke up with Peter Hempel
1970 Began her acting career
1999 Won Acapulco Black Film Festival
1997 Won San Diego Film Critics Society Awards
1998 Nominated in Golden Globes, USA
2000 Won Csapnivalo Awards
1998 Nominated in Image Awards
2001 Won High Falls Film Festival
2008 Won RiverRun International Film Festival

Detail Timeline of Pam Grier

May 26 , 1949

Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Pam Grier was from the middle class family born as Pamela Suzette Grier in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America to Gwendolyn Sylvia and Clarence Ransom Grier, Jr. Both of her parents were workers and her father also served in the US Army. She has two siblings. 

1988

Dated Kevin Evans

Pam Grier is not married yet but she is been in affairs more than once. She dated Kevin Evans as a boyfriend for two years. He was the main man in the music world. These love affairs remained only for a year and they finally separated in the following year, 1999.

2000

Started dating Peter Hempel

After ending her love affairs with Kevin Evans in 1999, there were no any rumors about her for a year. But suddenly in 2000, news came out that Pam Grier is having love affairs with Peter Hempel. She was also found with him in the public places having romantic relationship.

2008

Broke up with Peter Hempel

Pam Grier dated Peter Hempel for a shy of decade. She relation actually lasted for about eight years, though they dated for eight years, they didn't have any children together. Once she was also rumored to be engaged with him but at the end she ended her relation with him.

1970

Began her acting career

Pam Grier actually began her interest in acting when she was in her teens. It was 1970, when she first began her acting career. However, it was not that year, she played her role in movie, and it was the following year. In 1971, she played her first movie role in The Big Doll House.

1999

Won Acapulco Black Film Festival

In 1999, she was honored by the Acapulco Black Film Festival award. Pam Grier has also been nominated in several other awards that year. A year before she was nominated in the prestigious award name Screen Actors Guild Awards. She was nominated for Outstanding Performance for her role in Jackie Brown.

1997

Won San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

Pam Grier has also been crowned with the San Diego Film Critics Society Awards. She first got her nomination in this award in 1997 for her role in the movie named Jackie Brown. She was nominated for Best Actress. She was lucky as she won that award the same time.

1998

Nominated in Golden Globes, USA

Pam Grier has been nominated in several prestigious awards and she has also won some of them. Actually she was nominated in that award in 1998 for Best Performance by a Female Actor and it was from her role in the Movie name Jackie Brown.

2000

Won Csapnivalo Awards

Csapnivalo Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in the movie world and Pam Grier is also able to claim that in 2000. She was nominated in this award for Best Female Performance for portraying her role in the popular movie name Jackie Brown.

1998

Nominated in Image Awards

Pam Grier has been nominated in Image Awards for nine different times in her life. Actually she first got her nominations in this award in 1998 for Outstanding Lead Actress. She also got nominations in this award the following year but she didn't receive this award that year too.

2001

Won High Falls Film Festival

High Falls Film Festival is also one of the big awards in the movie world, Pam Grier has been nominated in this award once in 2001 and she also won that award that year too. Before one year, she got her nomination in the Daytime Emmy Awards.

2008

Won RiverRun International Film Festival

Recently in 2008, Pam Grier has also been honored by the RiverRun International Film Festival. She got her nomination in that award back in 2008 and that was her only nomination in this award till date. She was honored with this award from her only nomination.

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Pam Grier is an American actress who is currently 69 years of age. She is well known for playing the role of Grandma in the TV show This is Us and as Grear in The Big Doll House.

Pam Grier's early life

Pam Grier was born as Pamela Suzette Grier on the 26th of May, 1949 in Winston, North Carolina. She is the daughter of mother Gwendolyn Sylvia and father Clarence Ransom Grier, Jr. Pam also has a brother and sister whose names have not been disclosed.

She is of American nationality and her ethnicity is mixed. Pam Grier was raised in various places as her migrated often because of their jobs. She actually began her interest in acting when she was in her teens.

Pam Grier's career

It was 1970 when Pam Grier first began her acting career. However, it was not that year, she played her role in a movie, and it was the following year.

In 1971, Pam Grier played her first movie role as Grear in The Big Doll House, starring Sid Haig.

Other hit movies that Pam Grier has been cast on are Coffy, Foxy Brown, starring Antonio FargasSheba, Baby, Friday Foster, Jackie Brown, featuring Samuel L. Jackson and Bridget Fonda.

Pam Grier's personal life

Pam Grier is not married yet but she is been in a string of affairs more than once. She was previously in a relationship with NBA player, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The couple didn't get married as Pam Grier was asked to convert to Islam before they got engaged, which she declined.

She then met Freddie Prinze, during the promotion of Coffy. They quickly fell in love and decided on getting married but never really did so, as Prinze wanted Pam Grier to have his baby, which was against what the actress wanted.

She dated Kevin Evans as a boyfriend for two years. He was the main man in the music world. She was also in love with Peter Hempel for a shy of a decade. She is not married and is also not divorced yet.

Pam Grier's net worth

She has been active in the entertainment business for almost four decades, during which she has acted in over more than 

American actress Pam Grier has an estimated net worth of $10 million. She earned a salary of $500,000 per week from her role in The Big Doll House.