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JoMarie Payton

"The Proud Family"
"Suga Mama"
Actress and singer Jo Marie Payton reprises her role as Suga Mama in Disney+'s "The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder," the long-anticipated revival of the groundbreaking animated series "The Proud Family."
 
Best known for her role as Harriette on the hit series "Family Matters," Payton's additional television credits include "Perfect Strangers," "Will & Grace," "Moesha" and "The Proud Family," for which she earned three NAACP Image Award nominations and three NAMIC Vision Award nominations.
 
Payton received an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Humanities from Vincennes University in Vincennes, Indiana, and was honored as an Honorary Alumni of all the Historical Black Colleges and Universities for her commitment to education. A woman of many titles – mother, grandmother, wife, actress, singer, teacher, producer, philanthropist and friend - the one she cherishes most is student. 
 
Born in Albany, Georgia, Payton was raised and currently resides in Miami, Florida.
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