| Allen Roberts|
| July 7, 1968 (age 47) (1968-07-07) Harlem, New York City, New York, U.S.|
C.J. Payne – House of Payne
Barbara Reeves, Allen Roberts
Tyler Perry's House of, New Jack City, Jason's Lyric, CB4, Vampire in Brooklyn
LaVan Davis, Cassi Davis, Lance Gross, Demetria McKinney, Doc Shaw
Allen Payne (born Allen Roberts; July 7, 1968) is an American film and television actor, best known for his role as C.J. Payne on Tyler Perry's House of Payne television series (2006–2012). Payne is also known for his portrayal of Gerald "Gee Money" Wells; the drug lord sidekick opposite Wesley Snipes in the 1991 film New Jack City.
Payne was born Allen Roberts in the Harlem area of New York City, to Allen Roberts and Barbara Reeves. Payne is the oldest of two children although he has many close family and friends he considers to be siblings. Roberts attended Pennsauken High School in Pennsauken NJ. His first acting role on television was in 1990 on The Cosby Show. During two seasons, he made several appearances in which he played Lance Rodman, Charmaine's boyfriend. He also appeared as Marcus Stokes in an episode during the second season of The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air. He made a guest appearance on Malcolm & Eddie as Preston.
Payne has appeared in many films, including a role with Jada Pinkett Smith in Jason's Lyric. He played a leading role in the Nelson George-produced and George and Chris Rock-written CB4 as "Dead Mike" - which was a hip-hop parody that co-starred Chris Rock, Charlie Murphy, and Khandi Alexander and in which Ice-T, Ice Cube, Shaquille O'Neal, Flavor Flav and Eazy-E made cameos. He appeared in New Jack City, Vampire in Brooklyn, Double Platinum, and The Perfect Storm.
He has also studied dance.
Beginning in 2006, he starred on Tyler Perry's House of Payne. He also appeared in a Stacy Lattisaw video I'm Not The Same Girl.Tyler Perry's House of Payne (2006–2012) as C.J. Payne
All of Us (2004) as Larry*
Double Platinum (TV Movie) (1999) as Ric Ortega
The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air (1992) as Marcus Stokes (season 2, episode 15)
A Different World (1992) as Lance Rodman
The Cosby Show (1990–1992) as Lance Rodman.
CSI:NY (12/01/2004) episode "Officer Blue" as Willie Chancey
New Jack City (1991)
Jason's Lyric (1994)
The Walking Dead (1995)
The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
A Price Above Rubies (1998)
Double Platinum (1999)
The Perfect Storm (2000)
30 Years to Life (2001)
Blue Hill Avenue (2001)
Playas Ball (2003)
Men Cry In The Dark (2003)
What's Done in the Dark (2006)
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