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HBCU Fellas' "Beauty of The Month" - February 2009 Posted on 02-03-2009
C Nels

Pam Grier Pam Grier was born on May 26, 1949 in Winston-Salem, NC to Gwendolyn and Clarence Grier. Her father worked as a mechanic and Technical Sergeant in the United States Air Force which forced her family to move frequently during her childhood, to various places such as England and eventually settling in Denver, Colorado in her high school years. While there, Ms Grier appeared in stage productions and participated in beauty contests to raise money for college tuition at Metropolitan State College. She moved to Los Angeles in 1967, getting hired as a receptionist at American International Pictures. After being discovered by one of the directors at AIP, she played parts in a few movies before her big break. Six years after arriving in LA, Ms Grier starred in, Coffy, in 1973. With this role, she became the first African-American female to headline a film. Ms Grier went on to star in other blaxploitation films, dramas and tv shows over the years. In 1988, Ms Grier was diagnosed with cancer and was given 18 months to live! :o More than 18 months later, she can be found starring in Law & Order: SVU with a recurring role or playing Kit Porter on Showtime network's drama series, The L Word. She is slated to star in two upcoming films, The Invited & Identity. Pam Grier, you are the HBCU Fellas' "Beauty of The Month" for February 2009. More images and info on Ms Grier can be found at the following links: Pam Grier - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pam Grier
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TSUblueTiger replied on 02-03-2009 10:29AM [Reply]
Pam is a legendary beauty. I remember her as Foxy Brown.
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C Nels replied on 02-03-2009 01:01PM [Reply]
Yessir! Happy Black History Month!
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phd1974 from Blacklick, OH replied on 02-03-2009 02:51PM [Reply]

(*thumbs up*)
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theTRUTH replied on 02-04-2009 02:42PM [Reply]
Yes! Good choice, Nels...
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C Nels replied on 02-04-2009 03:15PM [Reply]
That's me she's flirtin with while she's sippin on that mimosa on the couch! ...I just cropped myself out so ya'll fellas wouldn't be jealous.
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replied on 02-04-2009 07:06PM [Reply]
OMG, I LOOOOVE HER! My fave for her is Jackie Brown and the L Word...homegurl is still kicking entertainment booty!
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sweet_honeybu from Riverside, CA replied on 02-06-2009 06:32PM [Reply]

yea im trying to get like her when i age
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Phylicia215 replied on 02-12-2009 10:56PM [Reply]
What happened to the female version of this??? I might have to reactivate that. LOL Great pick Nels.
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C Nels replied on 02-13-2009 09:06AM [Reply]
Phylicia215 wrote:
What happened to the female version of this??? I might have to reactivate that. LOL Great pick Nels.
lol You have to go find Evy, she tried to keep up with me but fell by the wayside...that tends to happen a lot. Thanks.
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