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Pam Grier lets her hair down

Pam Grier's memoir, Foxy: My Life in Three Acts, included some material not suitable for air. Hint: it has to do with Richard Pryor.
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Pam Grier's memoir, Foxy: My Life in Three Acts, included some material not suitable for air. Hint: it has to do with Richard Pryor.

Larry talks with actress Pam Grier about her candid new memoir detailing her life and career. She shares her thoughts on being a “Blaxploitation” star, (describing herself as “Chekhov in a wet T-shirt!”), working with Roger Corman and Quentin Tarantino, remembers her relationships with Richard Pryor, Freddie Prinze and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and talks openly about her childhood and her battle with cancer.

Larry talks with actress Pam Grier about her candid new memoir detailing her life and career. She shares her thoughts on being a “Blaxploitation” star, (describing herself as “Chekhov in a wet T-shirt!”), working with Roger Corman and Quentin Tarantino, remembers her relationships with Richard Pryor, Freddie Prinze and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and talks openly about her childhood and her battle with cancer.

Guest:

Pam Grier, actress and author of "Foxy: My Life In Three Acts" (Springboard Press). Her movies include Foxy Brown, Coffy, Sheba Baby and Jackie Brown. Your purchase on Amazon supports KPCC

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