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Jo Marie Payton

JoMarie Payton was born in in Albany, Georgia on August 3, 1950. Her father, Driscoll Payton, was a construction worker and mother, Frankie Bell Payton, was a maid. They moved to the Miami suburb of Opa-Locka, Florida in 1950. JoMarie was the second of nine children. JoMarie's first performance on stage was at the tender age of six years old. After... See full bio »
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Family Matters Harriette Winslow
The Proud Family
The Proud Family Suga Mama
Perfect Strangers
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 2016 Jerico (post-production)
  Heart of a Champion (filming)
Mama Russ (as JoMarie Payton)
 2016 54:17
Violet (as JoMarie Payton)
 2015-2016 Mann and Wife (TV Series)
Lorraine Mann / Lorraine
- Funny Mann (2016) ... Lorraine Mann
- Empire State of Mann (2016) ... Lorraine
- Secret Lover Mann (2015) ... Lorraine Mann
- Undercover Mann (2015) ... Lorraine
- Manns to Make Her Dance (2015) ... Lorraine
 2015 The Flight Before Christmas (TV Movie)
 2015 Dangerous Lessons (TV Movie)
 2013 The Rev (TV Series)
Isabelle Starr
- Johnny Dates a Stripper (2013) ... Isabelle Starr (as JoMarie Payton)
- Stealing the Tithe (2013) ... Isabelle Starr (as JoMarie Payton)
- Baby Momma Drama (2013) ... Isabelle Starr (as JoMarie Payton)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Isabelle Starr (as JoMarie Payton)
 2012 From This Day Forward (TV Movie)
Elena (as JoMarie Payton)
 2012 The Beach Chronicles AGX (Short)
Mothunevis Omaph (as JoMarie Payton)
 2011 The Beach Chronicles AGX P2 (Short) (as JoMarie Payton)
 2010 The Glades (TV Series)
- Mucked Up (2010) ... Remelle (as JoMarie Payton)
 2009 Meet the Browns (TV Series)
- Meet the Gold Digger (2009) ... Shirley (as JoMarie Payton)
 2006 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
- Thank You So Much (2006) ... Charlene
 2005 Reba (TV Series)
Grandma Ruby
- No Good Deed (2005) ... Grandma Ruby (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)
 2001-2005 The Proud Family (TV Series)
Suga Mama
- Psycho Duck (2005) ... Suga Mama (voice)
- Who You Callin' a Sissy? (2005) ... Suga Mama (voice)
- She Drives Me Crazy (2005) ... Suga Mama (voice)
- Suga Mama's Believers (2005) ... Suga Mama (voice)
- Suga Mama's Believers (2005) ... Suga Mama (voice)
 2005 The Proud Family Movie (TV Movie)
Suga Mama (voice)
 2005 Lilo & Stitch: The Series (TV Series)
Suga Mama
- Spats: Experiment #397 (2005) ... Suga Mama (voice, as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)
 2005 The Rev (TV Movie)
Mama (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)
 2004 Girlfriends (TV Series)
Annette Miles / Annette
- Who's Your Daddy? (2004) ... Annette Miles
- L.A. Bound (2004) ... Annette
 2004 The Big House (TV Series)
Mrs. Jenkins
- Almost Touched by an Angel (2004) ... Mrs. Jenkins (as JoMarie Payton)
 2004 Gas
Loretta (as JoMarie Payton)
 2003 Wanda at Large (TV Series)
Wanda's Mother
- Hurricane Hawkins (2003) ... Wanda's Mother
 2003 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Mrs. Kahn - Math Teacher
- Ex Parte of Five (2003) ... Mrs. Kahn - Math Teacher
 2002 In the Eyes of Kyana (Video)
Olivia (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)
 2002 The Parkers (TV Series)
Ms. Campbell
- It's Showtime (2002) ... Ms. Campbell
 2002 The Hughleys (TV Series)
Satin Fontaine
- Bored of the Rings (2002) ... Satin Fontaine
 2002 The Proud Family Shorties (TV Mini-Series)
Suga Mama Proud (as JoMarie Payton)
 2001 Echos of Enlightenment
Paul's Wife (as JoMarie Payton)
 2000 City of Angels (TV Series)
- Saving Faces (2000) ... Helen (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)
 1999-2000 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Mrs. Freeman
- Ben? Her?: Part 2 (2000) ... Mrs. Freeman (as JoMarie Payton)
- Ben? Her?: Part 1 (2000) ... Mrs. Freeman (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)
- Acting Out (2000) ... Mrs. Freeman
 2000 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Sharon Peacock
- Liar, Liar (2000) ... Sharon Peacock
 1996-1999 Moesha (TV Series)
Mrs. Campbell / Valerie Shaw
- Thanksgiving (1999) ... Mrs. Campbell (as JoMarie Payton)
- I Studied Twelve Years for This? (1999) ... Mrs. Campbell (as JoMarie Payton)
- Barking Up the Wrong Tree (1999) ... Mrs. Campbell (as JoMarie Payton)
- A Concerted Effort: Part 1 (1996) ... Valerie Shaw (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)
 1998 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
- Just Don't Do It (1998) ... Janice (as JoMarie Payton)
 1989-1997 Family Matters (TV Series)
Harriette Winslow
- Deck the Malls (1997) ... Harriette Winslow (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)
- Original Gangsta Dawg (1997) ... Harriette Winslow (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)
- A Pain in Harrassment (1997) ... Harriette Winslow (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)
- A Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Read (1997) ... Harriette Winslow (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)
- Drinking and Jiving (1997) ... Harriette Winslow (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)
 1990 ABC TGIF (TV Series)
Harriette (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)
 1987-1989 Perfect Strangers (TV Series)
Harriette Winslow
- Wedding Belle Blues (1989) ... Harriette Winslow (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
- Teacher's Pest (1989) ... Harriette Winslow (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
- Just a Gigolo (1989) ... Harriette Winslow (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
- Car Wars (1989) ... Harriette Winslow (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
- Prose and Cons (1989) ... Harriette Winslow (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
 1989 Troop Beverly Hills
Saleswoman (as JoMarie Payton-France)
 1986-1989 Small Wonder (TV Series)
Sergeant Pepper / Meter Maid
- The Jailbirds (1989) ... Sergeant Pepper (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
- Here Comes the Judge (1986) ... Meter Maid (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
 1988 Colors
2nd Woman in Recreation Center (as JoMarie Payton-France)
 1988 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Mrs. Ross
- The Recruiting Game (1988) ... Mrs. Ross (as Jo-Marie Payton France)
 1987 The Slap Maxwell Story (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Bavaria (as JoMarie Payton)
 1987 Disorderlies
Kool's Mother (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
 1986-1987 Silver Spoons (TV Series)
Marie / Housekeeper
- Mother's Day (1987) ... Marie (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
- Author, Author (1987) ... Marie (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
- Kate Lassos a Longhorn (1986) ... Marie (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
- One for the Road: Part 2 (1986) ... Marie (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
- One for the Road: Part 1 (1986) ... Marie (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
 1987 227 (TV Series)
Mrs. Herman
- The Handwriting on the Wall (1987) ... Mrs. Herman (as Jo Marie Peyton-France)
 1986 Crossroads
Jookhouse Woman #2 (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
 1983 Deal of the Century
Baptist #1 (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)
 1982-1983 The New Odd Couple (TV Series)
- The Night Stalker (1983) ... Mona (as JoMarie Payton)
- A Grave for Felix (1983) ... Mona (as JoMarie Payton)
- Bachelor of the Year (1983) ... Mona (as JoMarie Payton)
- The New Car (1982) ... Mona (as JoMarie Payton)
 1983 Teachers Only (TV Series)
- It's My Party and I'll Cry If I Want To (1983) ... Yolanda (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
 1980 The Hollywood Knights
Black Lady
 1978 The Plant Family (TV Movie)
Geneva - Lyla's friend (as Jo Marie Payton-Frace)
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Released jazz album, "Southern Shadows" on March 30, 1999. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jo Marie Payton-Noble France | Jo Marie Peyton France | Jo-Marie Payton France | JoMarie Payton | Jo Marie Payton-Frace | Jo Marie Payton-France | JoMarie Payton-France | Jo Marie Payton-Noble | Jo Marie Peyton-France

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Older sister of Michael Payton, Frankie L. Payton, Johnny Payton, Tommy Payton, Tina Payton, Vale Payton and Stacy Payton. Younger sister of Danny Payton. See more »

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