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Pamela Suzette Grier born May 26, is an American actress. She achieved fame for her starring roles in a string of s women in prison and blaxploitation films for American International Pictures and New World Pictures , most notably Coffy and Foxy Brown Described by Quentin Tarantino as cinema's first female action star,  she starred as the titular character in Tarantino's crime film Jackie Brown , for which she received a Satellite Award and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress. She has also been nominated for a SAG Award.