Foxy Brown star Pam Grier on the meaning of badass

Pam Grier says her badass credentials runs deeper than cameras can capture. "There weren't any stunt women for me."
Pam Grier has played some of the most iconic female action heroes, commanding the silver screen in films like Coffy, Foxy Brown and the 1997 Tarantino classic, Jackie Brown. Grier is in Toronto to introduce some of her best loved roles for the TIFF's series Beyond Badass: Female Action Stars. Today she joins Shad to share her definition of badass and why her cred runs deeper than cameras can capture. 14:56

Pam Grier has played some of the most iconic female action heroes, commanding the silver screen in films like Coffy, Foxy Brown and the 1997 Tarantino classic, Jackie Brown

Grier is in Toronto to introduce some of her best loved roles for the TIFF's series Beyond Badass: Female Action Stars. Today she joins Shad to share her definition of badass and why her cred runs deeper than cameras can capture. 

"There weren't any stunt women for me," she says. 

Pam Grier is seen as flight attendant turned smuggler, Jackie Brown, in Quentin Tarantino's 1997 classic. (TIFF)

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