Even before this happened, however, her on-screen husband Carl (Reginald VelJohnson) was emphasized over her. After appearing on the show, Payton continued to work on comedy shows such as The Proud Family and Will & Grace. Perhaps Payton's qualities are more those of a supporting player than a star. In August 2009, Payton appeared on Meet the Browns as Shirley Van Owen. Jo Marie Payton - Biography. She had recurring roles on "The Redd Foxx Comedy Hour" (ABC, 1977), "The New Odd Couple" (1982-83) and "Silver Spoons" (NBC, 1985-86). Also Known As: Jo Marie Payton, Jomarie Payton-France, Jo-Marie Payton, Jomarie Payton-Noble, Jomarie Payton Noble Died: Born: August 3, 1950 Please check your inbox for With Reginald VelJohnson, Jo Marie Payton, Rosetta LeNoire, Darius McCrary. Payton became involved in local theater and soon segued into TV where she found a comfortable home.In 1995, she received an honorary doctorate from Vincennes UniversityBuilt up a local following with appearances in local Miami productionsPlayed the sarcastic elevator operator Harriette Winslow, a popular recurring character for two seasons on the hit ABC sitcom "Perfect Strangers"First major stage role, played Mama in a high school production of "A Raisin in the Sun"Appeared in variety shows while attending high school in MiamiLeft the series after it moved to CBS during the 1997-1998 seasonMade feature debut with a small role in "Crossroads"Made her first TV appearances on "The Redd Foxx Comedy Hour", a short-lived variety seriesPlayed a recurring role on the NBC family sitcom "Silver Spoons" (dates approximate)Appeared as Mona, a recurring character on "The New Odd Couple" (ABC), a black version of the classic sitcomBegan performing for her family while in elementary schoolJoined the touring company of "Purlie" when the show reached Miami; took over the principal role of Idealla, opposite Robert Guillaume; remained with the show until it ended its tour in Los AngelesReprised the role of Harriet Winslow for the hugely successful ABC family sitcom, "Family Matters" She also appeared in several bit parts in films. Jo Marie Payton as Harriette Winslow. We can't get enough of these LGBTQ+ powerhouse pairs.Looking for some great streaming picks?

Jo Marie Payton, Actress: Family Matters. Baxter and her daughter won. JoMarie Payton, best known for playing Harriette Winslow in the 80s/90s sitcom "Family Matters," recently had to shut down death rumors while sharing a photo with her adorable family. The Georgian born appeared on the family drama "Family Matters" for more than eight years, where she brought the character of Hariett Winslow to life. 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. Jo Marie Payton was born on August 3, 1950 and is 70 years old now.Jo Marie Payton does not have the coronavirus. Payton entered professional show business in the mid-1970s after appearing in numerous amateur productions in Miami, Florida. In recent years, Jo Marie Payton has been reunited with her on-screen husband while working on the holiday movie, The Fight Before Christmas, and she currently stars as Lorraine Mann on the Bounce TV comedy show, Mann & Wife. 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… Her father, Driscoll Payton, was a construction worker and mother, Frankie Bell Payton, was a maid. She also appeared in the Canadian TV mini series The Rev as Mama. He is still shaken over not doing that one thing that could have stopped a convenience store robber from killing his elderly hostage.