Khary Payton Bio

(Terrell, GH)

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BIRTHDATE: May 16
BIRTHPLACE: Atlanta, GA
YEARS ON SHOW: 2011-present
MARITAL STATUS: Married
CHILDREN: One daughter

Khary Payton joined the cast of GH, his first soap, in 2011. Hailing from Atlanta, GA, Payton was hit by the acting bug after winning a nationwide talent competition in high school. Payton attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, where he joined the Dallas Theater Group and appeared on-stage in productions of A Christmas Carol, Macbeth, Pericles and Tartuffe. He then moved to Los Angeles, where he quickly found film and television work. Now a prime-time vet, Payton has also made a name for himself in voiceover work, where he can be heard in dozens of animated series and video games.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Appears in the pilot for CHARLIE'S ANGELS, which stars GH's Annie Ilonzeh (Maya).
  2. Follows Deepak Chopra on Twitter.
  3. Avid watcher of AMERICAN IDOL.
  4. Likes Lady Gaga.
  5. Enjoys snowboarding and surfing in the same day.
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Other Roles

TV Roles
YOUNG JUSTICE (Aqualad/Kaldur'ahm/et al, 2010-11)
GENERATOR REX (Beasly; et al, 2010)
G.I. JOE: RENEGADES (Ripcord, et al, 2010)
CSI: MIAMI (Aaron Taber, 2010)
LIE TO ME (Stan, 2010)
I'M IN THE BAND (Kaz, 2010)
BEN 10: ALIEN FORCE (Manny, et al, 2008-10)
CRIMINAL MINDS (Landon, 2009)
MEDIUM (Mr. Bronson, 2009)
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (Guy #3 in Booth, 2008)
EMILY'S REASONS WHY NOT (Josh, 2008)
THE SHIELD (Kaliel, 2004)
D.O.T.S. (2003)
JUSTICE LEAGUE (Ten, 2003)
JAG (James, 2003)
IMAGINE THAT (Demetrius, 2002)
WALKER, TEXAS RANGER (Gillis, 2001)
STREET SHARK (Moby Lick, 1994) 


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