Whatever happened to Pam Grier?
Pam Grier rose to fame in the '70s as a staple in the blaxploitation film genre. From the nurse out for vengeance in Coffy to the lead in Foxy Brown, Grier was cemented as a cinema icon—she even claims to be the first female action star. Who are we to argue?
Grier suffered through a dry spell for much of the '80s, but she experienced a huge resurgence in her career in 1996, when Quentin Tarantino tapped her to star in Jackie Brown. Needless to say, she's experienced her fair share of highs and lows throughout her long career, and although she isn't as visible now as she was at her peak, she's remained impressively busy over the years. What's Pam Grier been up to since skyrocketing to stardom? Let's fill in the blanks.