Jo Marie Payton

Jo Marie Payton

Jo Marie Payton  American Actress


Who is she dating right now?

Leonard Downs and Jo Marie Payton have been married for 13 years since 16th Dec 2007. view relationship


Jo Marie Payton was previously married to Landrus Clark (1998 - 2004), Rodney Noble (1993 - 1998) and Marc France (1980 - 1987).


Jo Marie Payton is a 70 year old American Actress. Born on 3rd August, 1950 in Albany, Georgia, she is famous for Family Matters. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Jo Marie Payton has been in an on-screen matchup with Reginald VelJohnson in The Flight Before Christmas (2015).

Jo Marie Payton is a member of the following lists: American television actors, American voice actors and 1950 births.


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Married4 15 years, 12 months 9 years, 9 months 7 years
Total4 15 years, 12 months 9 years, 9 months 7 years


First Name Jo
Middle Name Marie
Last Name Payton
Age 70 years
Birthday 3rd August, 1950
Birthplace Albany, Georgia
Build Average
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, singer, musician
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Family Matters
Year(s) Active 1978–present

Jo Marie Payton (born August 3, 1950) is an American actress and singer who starred as Harriette Baines–Winslow, the matriarch of the Winslow family on the ABC/CBS sitcom Family Matters (1989–1998), and also appeared in a recurring role on its forerunner series Perfect Strangers. From 2001 to 2005, Payton provided the voice for Suga Mama Proud (Penny Proud's grandmother) on Disney Channel's animated series The Proud Family and Disney+’s upcoming revival The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder. The role earned her an NAACP Image Award nomination in 2005. Payton also had a recurring role as the personal assistant to Gregory Hines' character, Ben Doucette (Will Truman's boss), during season two of Will & Grace (1999–2000).

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Jo Marie Payton70 LeoActress
Leonard Downs-
Landrus Clark-Actor
Rodney Noble-Spouse
Marc France-Relative


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
ChantaleFemaleMarc France


Conundrum: Secrets Among Friends2021Mrs. DumasMovie
A Very Charming Christmas Town2020EstelleTV Movie
The Beach Bum2019Judge (as JoMarie Payton)Movie
The Little Mermaid2018LoreneMovie
Christmas Made to Order2018Rachel (as JoMarie Payton)TV Movie
54:172016Violet (as JoMarie Payton)Movie
Heart of a Champion2015Mama Russ (as JoMarie Payton)Movie
Mann and Wife2015Lorraine MannTV Show
Dangerous Lessons2015LindaTV Movie
The Flight Before Christmas2015MarieTV Movie
Blaze and the Monster Machines2014Grandma NinjaTV Show
The Rev2013Isabelle StarrTV Show
From This Day Forward2012Elena (as JoMarie Payton)TV Movie
The Beach Chronicles AGX2012Mothunevis Omaph (as JoMarie Payton)Short Film
The Beach Chronicles AGX P22011Short Film
The Glades2010RemelleTV Show
Meet the Browns2009ShirleyTV Show
The Proud Family Movie2005Suga Mama (voice)TV Movie
The Rev2005Mama (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)TV Movie
Gas2004Loretta (as JoMarie Payton)Movie
Desperate Housewives2004CharleneTV Show
The Big House2004Mrs. JenkinsTV Show
Lilo & Stitch: The Series2003Suga Mama ProudTV Show
Wanda at Large2003Wanda's MotherTV Show
The Proud Family Shorties2002Suga Mama Proud (as JoMarie Payton)TV Show
Echos of Enlightenment2001Paul's Wife (as JoMarie Payton)Movie
Reba2001Grandma RubyTV Show
The Proud Family2001Suga MamaTV Show
City of Angels2000HelenTV Show
Girlfriends2000Annette MilesTV Show
Judging Amy1999Mrs. KahnTV Show
The Parkers1999Bernetta CampbellTV Show
The Hughleys1998Satin FontaineTV Show
Will & Grace1998Mrs. FreemanTV Show
7th Heaven1996Sharon PeacockTV Show
Moesha1996Bernetta Campbell, Valerie ShawTV Show
The Jamie Foxx Show1996Janice KingTV Show
ABC TGIF1990Harriette (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)TV Show
Troop Beverly Hills1989Saleswoman (as JoMarie Payton-France)Movie
Family Matters1989Harriette WinslowTV Show
Colors19882nd Woman in Recreation Center (as JoMarie Payton-France)Movie
Disorderlies1987Kool's Mother (as Jo Marie Payton-France)Movie
Frank's Place1987Mrs. RossTV Show
The Slap Maxwell Story1987BavariaTV Show
Crossroads1986Jookhouse Woman #2 (as JoMarie Payton-France)Movie
Perfect Strangers1986Harriette WinslowTV Show
2271985Mrs. HermanTV Show
Small Wonder1985Meter Maid, Sergeant PepperTV Show
Deal of the Century1983Baptist #1 (as Jo Marie Payton-Noble)Movie
Silver Spoons1982Housekeeper, Marie, Oprah WinfreyTV Show
The New Odd Couple1982MonaTV Show
Teachers Only1982YolandaTV Show
The Hollywood Knights1980Black LadyMovie
The Plant Family1978Geneva - Lyla's friend (as Jo Marie Payton-France)TV Movie
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