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Carl Anthony Payne II


Carl Anthony Payne II was born on May 24, 1969 in Clinton, South Carolina, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Martin (1992), The Messenger (2009) and Ed (1996). He has been married to Melika Williams since December 1992. They have four children. See full bio »

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Known For

Martin Cole Brown
(1992-1997)
The Messenger Pitterson's Father
(2009)
Ed Stats Jefferson
(1996)
(2003-2004)

Filmography

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  Again Comes the Rain (announced)
Johnny Rain
 2019 Black Privilege (TV Movie) (filming)
Chuck
 2016 Voodoo Vine (Short) (post-production)
Robert
 2017 Misguided Behavior (completed)
Benjamin Fields
 2018 One Crazy Christmas
Vincent
 2018 Detroiters (TV Series)
Carl Anthony Payne II
- Little Caesars (2018) ... Carl Anthony Payne II
 2018 5th Ward (TV Series)
Councilman Davis
- Candy (2018) ... Councilman Davis
- Flossin' (2018) ... Councilman Davis
- Aw' Ready (2018) ... Councilman Davis
- Elbows & Vogues (2018) ... Councilman Davis
- Da Nickel (2018) ... Councilman Davis
 2018 Kinship
Rev. Abbot
 2017 Zulu Wedding
Nate
 2017 Boxing Day: A Day After Christmas
Daymond Brown
 2017 Conflict of Interest
Mark
 2017 Mann and Wife (TV Series)
Mr. Wright
- Pressured by the Mann (2017) ... Mr. Wright
- Take Me to the Mann (2017) ... Mr. Wright
 2016 For the Love of Christmas
Johnathan
 2016 A Heart That Forgives
Levar
 2016 Hollywood Hearts (TV Movie)
Ric
 2015 Make Time 4 Love (TV Series)
Eric Turner
- Make Time 4 Love Ep. 1 (2015) ... Eric Turner
 2015 My First Love (Video)
Damon
 2015 Aaliyah
Timbaland
 2015 Love the One You're With (TV Movie)
 2015 Zodiac Sign
Jonathan
 2015 Bossip TV (TV Series)
Kwame
 2014 Marry Us for Christmas (TV Movie)
Preston
 2014 Computer Love
Carl
 2014 One Love (TV Series)
Luke Winters
- A Friend in Need (2014) ... Luke Winters
- Tea-Ball (2014) ... Luke Winters
- Sunday Dinner Debacle (2014) ... Luke Winters
- Breaking Up Blues (2014) ... Luke Winters
- The S-Word (2014) ... Luke Winters
 2013 At Mamu's Feet
Marshall
 2013 What Would You Do for Love (TV Movie)
Stanley
 2013 Marry Me for Christmas (TV Movie)
Preston (as Carl Payne)
 2013 CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story (TV Movie)
Antonio 'L.A.' Reid
 2013 The Dark Sorcerer (Short)
The Goblin
 2012-2013 For Richer or Poorer (TV Series)
Deshaun
- You're Perfect, Now Change (2013) ... Deshaun
- Me & Mrs. Jonesy (2013) ... Deshaun
- She Trusts Me, She Trusts Me Not (2013) ... Deshaun
- The Switch (2012) ... Deshaun (as Carl Payne)
 2013 Je'Caryous Johnson's Marriage Material
Joey (as Carl Payne)
 2012 Downline (Short)
Abel
 2012 Love Overboard (Video)
Gerald
 2012 The Game (TV Series)
Reynaldo Saint James
- A Punch in the Gut... Full of Human (2012) ... Reynaldo Saint James
- Catfight on the Catwalk (2012) ... Reynaldo Saint James
- Keep Your Friends Close and Your Prostitute Closer (2012) ... Reynaldo Saint James
- Matchmaker, Matchmaker... Mind Your Business! (2012) ... Reynaldo Saint James
 2011 He's Mine Not Yours
Doug (as Carl Payne)
 2011 Clunkers (TV Series)
Ritchie
- Happy Dust (2011) ... Ritchie (as Carl Payne)
- Loan Shark (2011) ... Ritchie (as Carl Payne)
- The New Guy (2011) ... Ritchie (as Carl Payne)
- Star Scorned (2011) ... Ritchie (as Carl Payne)
- Intervention (2011) ... Ritchie (as Carl Payne)
 2010 Romia and Juliet (Video short)
Preacher (as Carl Payne)
 2010 Who Da Man? (Short)
Larry
 2010 Love Me or Leave Me (TV Movie)
Joseph Wyatt
 2010 Let God Be the Judge
Brian Matthews
 2010 Baby Mama's Club (as Carl Payne)
 2009 Nite Tales: The Series (TV Series)
Dirk
- Black Widow (2009) ... Dirk
 2009 Feast III: The Happy Finish (Video)
Slasher (as Carl Anthony Payne)
 2009/I The Messenger
Pitterson's Father (as Carl Payne)
 2009 Mimi's Place (Short)
Scooter
 2008 Feast II: Sloppy Seconds (Video)
Slasher (as Carl Anthony Payne)
 2008 Hood Hostages (Video)
Homeless
 2007 Girlfriends (TV Series)
Ray
- Time to Man Up (2007) ... Ray (as Carl Anthony Payne)
 2006 The Evidence (TV Series)
Anthony Bishop
- And the Envelope Please (2006) ... Anthony Bishop (as Carl Anthony Payne)
- Stringers (2006) ... Anthony Bishop (as Carl Anthony Payne)
- Down for the Count (2006) ... Anthony Bishop (as Carl Anthony Payne)
- Pilot (2006) ... Anthony Bishop
 2004 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Lucas Benchley
- Bale Out (2004) ... Lucas Benchley (as Carl Anthony Payne)
 2003-2004 Rock Me, Baby (TV Series)
Carl
- Singing for Your Supper (2004) ... Carl (as Carl Anthony Payne)
- Go, Otis! It's Your Birthday! (2004) ... Carl
- Two's Company, Four's a Crowd (2004) ... Carl (as Carl Anthony Payne)
- Kiss and Don't Tell (2004) ... Carl
- Love at First Flight (2004) ... Carl
 2003 Get Money (Video)
Eric
 2002-2003 George Lopez (TV Series)
Curtis
- Profiles in Courage (2003) ... Curtis
- The Wedding Dance (2002) ... Curtis
- Token of Unappreciation (2002) ... Curtis
 2003 Swirl
Beethoven
 2000 The Hughleys (TV Series)
Ernest
- Darryl's Victory Tour (2000) ... Ernest
 1999/II Black and White
Ernie Pitts
 1999 Jack & Jill (TV Series)
Steve
- Welcome to the Working Week (1999) ... Steve (as Carl Anthony Payne III)
- The Awful Truth (1999) ... Steve (as Carl Anthony Payne III)
 1999 Good vs Evil (TV Series)
Intern
- Evilator (1999) ... Intern
 1999 The Breaks
Chris
 1998 Overnight Delivery (Video)
Wheels
 1992-1997 Martin (TV Series)
Cole Brown
- California, Here We Come: Part 2 (1997) ... Cole Brown
- California, Here We Come: Part 1 (1997) ... Cole Brown
- One Flew Over the Hoochie's Nest (1997) ... Cole Brown
- Goin' for Mine (1997) ... Cole Brown
- Stake-Out (1997) ... Cole Brown
 1996 Ed
Stats Jefferson
 1991 True Colors (TV Series)
Wishbone
- Readin', 'Ritin and Runnin' (1991) ... Wishbone
- Three for All (1991) ... Wishbone
- Yo' House, Mama: Part 2 (1991) ... Wishbone
- Yo' House, Mama: Part 1 (1991) ... Wishbone
 1991 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Clinton Leveret
- A Single Drop of Rain - September 7, 1953 (1991) ... Clinton Leveret
 1991 Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story (TV Movie)
Michael Donald (as Carl A. Payne II)
 1990 Hull High (TV Series)
Hull High Devil Rapper
- Episode #1.9 (1990) ... Hull High Devil Rapper (as Carl Anthony Payne)
- Episode #1.8 (1990) ... Hull High Devil Rapper
- Episode #1.7 (1990) ... Hull High Devil Rapper
- Episode #1.6 (1990) ... Hull High Devil Rapper
- Episode #1.5 (1990) ... Hull High Devil Rapper
 1990 Goodnight Sweet Wife: A Murder in Boston (TV Movie)
DeWayne
 1990 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Student #1
- I'm Nobody, Who Are You? (1990) ... Student #1
 1989 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Danny
- A Matter of Conscience (1989) ... Danny
 1988 Hothouse (TV Series)
Mike Torres
- The Good Family (1988) ... Mike Torres
 1986-1987 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Walter 'Cockroach' Bradley
- Dance Mania (1987) ... Walter 'Cockroach' Bradley (as Carl Payne)
- Shakespeare (1987) ... Walter 'Cockroach' Bradley (as Carl Payne)
- Theogate (1987) ... Walter 'Cockroach' Bradley (as Carl Payne)
- Bald and Beautiful (1987) ... Walter 'Cockroach' Bradley (as Carl Payne)
- Theo's Flight (1986) ... Walter 'Cockroach' Bradley (as Carl Payne)
 1985 The Last Dragon
Kid in Pizza Shop (as Carl Payne)
Show Show Producer (11 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Self (9 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in Bobby Brown's music video "Girl Next Door" 1987

Official Sites:

Instagram | Website

Alternate Names:

Carl A. Payne II | Carl Anthony Payne III | Carl Anthony Payne | Carl Payne

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

Stepfather to singer Bobby Brown's oldest son, Landon.

Star Sign:

Gemini

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