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Pam Grier Cancer - The Complete Story

Heisenberg Published On Mon Jan 13 2020   Modified On Tue Jan 21 2020
Pam Grier Cancer - The Complete Story

Here's the complete information you need to know about the truth behind the cancer rumors of Pam Grier.

Pam Grier is well known for her starring roles in films of the 1970s like 'The Big Doll House,' 'The Big Bird Cage,' 'Coffy,' 'Foxy Brown' and 'Blacula.' She also starred in Quentin Tarantino's 1997 movie 'Jackie Brown', who described her as the cinema's first female action star. Pam received a nomination for Best Actress in Golden Globes for her performance in the movie.

Pam Grier starred in Quentin Tarantino's 1997 movie 'Jackie Brown.'

Pam Grier was nominated as Best Actress in Golden Globes for her performance in 'Jackie Brown.'
Source: BFI

Pam Grier, in her later years, played the character of 'Kate "Kit" Porter' on the television series 'The L Word.' She was involved in the series for six seasons, from 2004 to 2009. Additionally, Pam was a part of the cast of 'Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child,' an animated program for which she got an Emmy Award nomination.

Pam Grier acted in six seasons of 'The L word.'

Pam Grier acted in 'The L Word' from 2004 to 2009.
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Some rumors are emerging recently about Pam Grier diagnosed with cancer. Are the stories true? Keep on reading the article to find out.

Pam Grier's Cancer History

Pam Grier - who never married in her life - was diagnosed with stage-four cervical cancer long ago in 1988. The doctor told her she only would live for 18 months.

Pam Grier was diagnosed with cancer in the past.

Pam Grier was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 1988.
Source: AARP

But she defied all odds, and after undergoing through a series of rigorous treatments, she was able to make a recovery and is in remission ever since.

Is Pam Grier Diagnosed With Cancer?

The multimillionaire Pam Grier brushed aside the rumors of cancer while talking to Today, saying she is perfectly healthy and fine.

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She mentioned that she is conscious about her health and follows a strict organic-based diet, which has helped her to age well.

Pam Suffered A Lot In The Past

Pam experienced a horrible event in her early childhood. At a very young age of 6, she was raped by two boys when she was left alone at her aunt's house. The incident severely affected her mental health, and she faced difficulty dealing with it.

Pam's Tumultuous Relationship History 

The actress met with scrutiny throughout her love life too. She used to date the basketball player Lew Alcindor who converted into a Muslim and changed his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. 

Pam Grier dated Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in the past.
Source: Pinterest

When Jabbar asked Pam to marry him, he gave her a condition on which he would marry her. The term was Pam should also convert to Islam, which if she did not agree, he would marry another girl. Pam refused, and Kareem married another woman in the same day he proposed her.

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Pam also dated figures with a history of drug addiction and depression. She was in a relationship with Freddie Prinze, who wanted her to have his baby. Due to his past habits of taking narcotic drugs, she refused him.

Pam Grier used to date Freddie Prinze.

Pam Grier used to be in relationship with Freddie Prinze.
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She tried to help her other lover, Richard Pryor, to fight with his drug addiction. But she failed to change Richard, and he married another woman in 1977.

Pam Grier's Life Now

Pam is a cancer survivor, and she is more aware of her body since then. Even though she grew up in an urban neighborhood, at present, she lives in a relatively rural area and owns a ranch. She breathes pure fresh country air and eats healthy organic vegetable-based food. These days, she is healthily living the best days of her life. 

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