Teri McMinn is an actress and model, most recognized for her role as Pam in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (original 1974 version). McMinn was born and raised in Houston, Texas, and attended the University of Texas and St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. After being seen in an article about her in the local newspaper, Teri was offered the role of "Pam", the iconic "girl on the meathook".
After the film's 1974 release, she studied acting in Los Angeles and New York, was a leg and foot model, doing commercials and print work, while continuing her work in theatre and film.
Teri has also written two short stories titled "What Really Happened to Pam" that are available at her appearances.