Pam Grier Overview

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Born: May 26, 1949

Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the part Black, Asian, White, and Native American Grier entered the Metropolitan State College in Denver at the age of 18. Catching the eye of Hollywood agent Dave Baumgarten during a beauty pageant, he invited Grier to accompany him to Hollywood because of the demand for black performers. She declined, but at the urging of her mother, finally agreed. Baumgarten became her agent, sent her to acting classes, and employed her as a switchboard operator with... See All


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