Freda Payne

Freda Payne was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She worked in series television while getting her start in acting, including a part on "Living Single" (Fox, 1992-98). She appeared in a number of ... Read more »

Filmography

Actor (18)

Sample This 2013 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

The Divorce 2013 (Movie)

Vivian (Actor)

American Idol 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

10th Annual Trumpet Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Performer

The Test 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Fire & Ice 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The Ninth Annual Trumpet Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Performer

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps 2000 (Movie)

Claudine (Actor)

The 22nd Annual Mrs America Pageant 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

On Tour 1996 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Ragdoll 1998 (Movie)

Gran (Actor)

Living Single 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 19th Annual NAACP Image Awards 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Performer

The Legendary Ladies 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

The Wayne Newton Special 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Book of Numbers 1971 (Movie)

Kelly Simms (Actor)

The Lou Rawls Show 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

The Divorce (TV Show)

Actor
Music (1)

The Best of Cinemax Sessions 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Biography

Freda Payne was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She worked in series television while getting her start in acting, including a part on "Living Single" (Fox, 1992-98). She appeared in a number of television specials, including "The Wayne Newton Special" (NBC, 1974-75) and "The Legendary Ladies" (Cinemax, 1986-87). Payne also contributed music to "The Best of Cinemax Sessions" (Cinemax, 1989-1990). Her work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Fire & Ice" (BET, 2000-01). She also appeared in the TV special "The 22nd Annual Mrs America Pageant" (ION Television Network, 1998-99). She also worked in television around this time, including a part on "On Tour" (PBS, 1996-98). She also had roles in film during these years, including roles in the Russell Richardson drama "Ragdoll" (1999). Payne also created music for the dramedy "Angie" (1994) with Geena Davis. She held additional roles in television including a part on "American Idol" (Fox, 2001-). She also held acting roles in films like the Eddie Murphy smash hit comedy sequel "Nutty Professor II: The Klumps" (2000) and the Gene Simmons documentary "Sample This" (2013). Most recently, Payne acted in "The Divorce" (2014).

Milestones

Popular songs include "Band Of Gold" and "You Brought The Joy".

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