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  • Pam Grier

    Born on May 26, 1949 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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Jackie Brown (1997)

Pam Grier as "Jackie Brown"

When flight attendant Jackie Brown (Pam Grier) is busted smuggling money for her arms dealer boss, Ordell Robbie (Samuel L. Jackson), agent Ray Nicolette (Michael Keaton) and detective Mark Dargus (Michael Bowen) want her help to bring down Robbie. Facing jail time for her silence or death for her cooperation, Brown decides instead to double-cross both parties and make off with the smuggled money. Meanwhile, she enlists the help of bondsman Max Cherry (Robert Forster), a man who loves her.

Golden Globe (1997) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1997) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

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