It also recounts the diagnosis of cervical cancer Ms.Grier received in her late 30s and the untimely deaths and suicides of family members and friends.Her face was unlined, her body curvy rather than Hollywood thin.She laughed easily and often, despite sharing sometimes harrowing details of her life. ‘Foxy’ is Pam Grier’s account of her life: past and present. Imprint Entertainment’s Michael Becker will produce with Bennie Richburg and Alfred Sapse.“’Foxy’ succeeds at a stark impression of Grier’s courage and inner strength without the use of rose-colored glasses.Imprint Entertainment looks forward to bringing this triumphant story to life,” says Becker.
He had been in Denver on business, and Mom had to see him in the flesh. by Pam Grier with Andrea Cagan is full of wonderful anecdotes like the time Grier, John Lennon and his entourage were kicked out of a club thanks to Lennon’s drunken outburst; then there’s Pam on the set of Roger Corman’s riding an out of control black stallion through the lots of Rome’s Cinecittta studios only to crash through one of Federico Fellini’s sets, (he brushed her off and taught her how to make tomato sauce); and being stalked by Sammy Davis, Jr.Tamara Dobson, model and actress: born Baltimore, Maryland ; died Baltimore 2 October 2006.Sporting a huge Afro, wearing funky clothes, driving a customised Corvette and busting drug barons, Cleopatra Jones was one of the most emblematic characters of the blaxploitation movie era of the 1970s.There is space, too, for her romances with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (who wanted her to convert to Islam), Freddie Prinze (who battled drugs and wanted her to have his baby) and Richard Pryor (who thought she could help save him from drugs). “I’ve had mentors who know of my legacy and family history, along with my career in surviving and falling, crawling and learning, and being very, very open and curious,” she explained.“I said, ‘If I do it, I want it to be a work of lessons learned that I can share with others.’ You seek help. Grier, who wrote “Foxy” with Andrea Cagan, was sitting in an Upper East Side hotel suite, far from the little Colorado ranch she shares with three dogs and four horses.