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Allen Payne Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Allen Payne Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth July 7, 1968
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Eye Color Dark Brown

Allen Payne is an American actor who is known for having been cast as C.J. Payne on Tyler Perry‘s House of Payne and The Paynes as well as for appearing as Lance Rodman on The Cosby Show. Moreover, he has also played a variety of roles in films such as A Price Above RubiesThe Walking DeadMen Cry In The DarkVampire in BrooklynPlayas Ball30 Years to Life, and Jason’s Lyric.

Born Name

Allen Roberts

Nick Name

Allen Payne, Al

Allen Payne as seen while smiling for the camera
Allen Payne as seen while smiling for the camera (Aneshia / Pinterest)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Harlem, New York City, New York, United States




Allen Payne attended Pennsauken High School in Pennsauken Township, New Jersey, and has also studied dance.




  • Father – Allen Roberts
  • Mother – Barbara Reeves


Allen Payne is represented by Vanguard Management Group, Artist Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


74 kg or 163 lbs

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Deep-set eyes
  • Toothy smile

Allen Payne Facts

  1. He made his first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of Kadim in the 1989 crime and dance drama film, Rooftops, which revolves around the misadventures of two homeless teenagers in Manhattan.
  2. In 1990, Allen Payne made his TV show debut as Lance Rodman, Charmaine’s boyfriend, in the family romantic-comedy sitcom, The Cosby Show, whose lead cast comprised of Bill CosbyLisa Bonet, Keshia Knight Pulliam, and Raven Symoné.
  3. He co-starred as Cole Evans in the 1995 war film, The Walking Dead, which follows the lives of five Marines who are all assigned to rescue a group of POW during the Vietnam War in 1972.
  4. Allen Payne has gained critical acclaim for his portrayal of Clarence James (C.J.) Payne, Curtis and Ella’s nephew whose family moved into the home of his Uncle Curtis and Aunt Ella when their own house burned down, in the television sitcom, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.

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