|Born:||February 2, 1968|
|Role:||Henry Taylor's nurse|
Biography and career Edit
Detra Payne is an actress and lecturer. She studied at the University of Washington, completing her Bachelor's degree in Theatre in 1990. At first, Payne worked for Prentice Smith Productions. She was in charge of production coordination for music videos and commericals. Since 2008, she has been working as an actress, appearing in short films and TV shows.
Payne is a founding member of the Los Angeles-based theatre company, Sacred Fools. She has also directed and worked on numerous plays. Payne has also worked as the personal assistant to actresses Lela Rochon and Sheryl Lee Ralph, and as the Executive Assistant for the Tavis Smiley Foundation.
From 2004 to 2007, Payne studied at The New School in New York, completing a Master's degree in Acting. She also works as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Mississippi, and as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Texas at Arlington.
24 credits Edit
Selected filmography Edit
- Forced Move (2016)
- Killer Kudzu (2014)
- S for Sally (2013)
- Detra Payne profile at the University of Texas in Arlington