PAM GRIER

 

 

Pam played the part of Detective Della Wilder in the film Wilder

 

Date of birth 26th May 1949


Place of Birth Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

Birth name Pamela Suzette Grier


Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

 

Pam was born May 26, 1949, in Winston-Salem, NC. An Air Force mechanic's daughter, she was raised on military bases in England and Germany.  Pam and her family returned Denver, Colorado when Pam was 14.

Pam was not really happy in high school and later Pam went to Metropolitan State College, where she majored in pre-med.  She gained confidence and entered a beauty Pageant, where she come second.

After relocating to Los Angeles, Grier struggled to mount an acting career, and worked as a switchboard operator at the studios of Roger Corman's American International Pictures. Finally, with Corman's aid, she made her film debut in the 1970 Russ Meyer cult classic Beyond the Valley of the Dolls.

 

 

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