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Freda Payne

Freda Payne was born on September 19, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Freda Charcelia Payne. She is an actress, known for Sample This (2012), Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000) and Velvet Goldmine (1998). She was previously married to Gregory Abbott. See full bio »
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Known For

Sample This
Sample This Herself
Velvet Goldmine
Velvet Goldmine Soundtrack
Now and Then
Now and Then Soundtrack


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (17 credits)
 2017 Kinky (post-production)
Mrs. Bernard
 2014 The Divorce (TV Movie)
 2009 Just Like Family (Short)
Inez Miller
 2007 Cordially Invited
Ann Sheffield
 2006 Saurian (TV Movie)
Sylvia Madson
 2001 Fire & Ice (TV Movie)
Jean Aimes
 2001 Deadly Rhapsody
Lily Potter
 1999 Ragdoll
 1997 Sprung
 1995 Private Obsession (Video)
Boutique Sales Director
 1993 Living Single (TV Series)
Miss Harper
- I'll Take Your Man (1993) ... Miss Harper
 1991 Guilty as Charged
Glamorous partygoer (uncredited)
 1981 Today's Black Woman (TV Series)
 1976 Police Story (TV Series)
 1973 Book of Numbers
Kelly Simms
 1973 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Musical Guest
- Episode dated 2 January 1973 (1973) ... Musical Guest
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(1967- ). Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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Her sister, Scherrie Payne (who is sometimes known as "the little lady with the big voice"), was a member of the Supremes from 1973 to 1977. See more »

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