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Born: May 26, 1949 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
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Traveled around USA with family before settling in Denver, Colorado
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Participated in beauty contests in order to earn money for college
1967:
Moved to Los Angeles (date approximate)
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Hired to answer phones at American International Pictures (AIP)
1971:
Feature film debut, "The Big Doll House"
1972:
First blaxploitation feature, "Hit Man"
1973:
Had leading role in "Coffey"
1977:
Co-starred with Richard Pryor in "Greased Lightning"
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Moved back to Colorado
1979:
TV debut in a miniseries, "Roots: The Next Generation" (ABC)
1985:
Debut in a TV-movie, "Badge of the Assassin" (CBS)
1985:
Episodic TV debut as guest, "Miami Vice"
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Acted onstage in productions in Colorado
1988:
Diagnosed with cancer; underwent treatment for two years
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Auditioned for a part in Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction"; did not get the role but Tarantino promised to write a role for her
1996:
Reunited with other blaxploitation stars for "Original Gangstas"
1997:
Starred in Tarantino's "Jackie Brown"; Tarantino tailored the part for Grier, her first leading role in over 20 years
1998:
Co-starred in the Showtime comedy-drama "Linc's"
1999:
Played small role of a police detective investigating a possible homicide in "Jawbreaker"
1999:
Appeared in pivotal role in Jame Campion's "Holy Smoke"
2001:
Had co-starring role in "Ghosts of Mars"
2001:
Appeared with Snoop Dogg in "Bones"
2002:
Co-starred in "The Adventures of Pluto Nash"
2003:
Along with Adrien Brody and Jon Seda, co-starred in the crime drama "Love The Hard Way"
2004:
Played the sister of Jennifer Beals' character in the showtime series "The L Word," a story about the lives and loves of a group of lesbian friends
2010:
Appeared in the adventure/drama series "Smallville"
2010:
Co-starred opposite Queen Latifah in "Just Wright"

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