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As the fifth season of "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" begins, C.J. (Allen Payne) and Cast. LaVan Davis as Curtis "Pops" Payne. Cassi Davis as Ella Payne. What is the name of the biracial girl in the barber shop on the house of payne? Denyce on tbs and you can watch "meet the browns" on there to. Answered. Meet the cast and learn more about the stars of of Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns with exclusive news, photos, videos and more at catchsomeair.us
She loves her family and wants her husband to keep her safe and stand by her which he does. Allen Payne and his family moved into the home of his Uncle Curtis and Aunt Ella when their own house burned down after his wife Janine accidentally started a fire while under the influence of drugs.
These last two are the twin son and daughter born to Janine and C. In the fourth season, C. He works at the firehouse with Curtis. At the end of the fifth season, he, Janine, and the twins moved to Chicago, but they returned in the sixth season after he was offered Curtis' job, and the family moved in next to Curtis and Ella.
Despite being angry with and hostile towards Janine upon her return, C. In the early seasons, C. In the seventh season, he was promoted to fire chief commissioner, and also became the boss of Janine and Roland in the public relations department. Calvin Payne Lance Gross is Ella and Curtis's college-age son who rarely attends the same courses Curtis often complains about financing.
Calvin liked to think of himself as a player until he married Miranda. Like his cousin C. In the fifth season, he gets a job working for the same company as Mercedes and she accidentally kisses him twice: He finds out that he has a son, Calvin Jr.
He and Miranda are expecting a child when she decides they should separate, but they agree to try counseling. They get stuck in an elevator and solve their problems with help from an "elevator lady" Edi, who turns out to be Dr. Marcos, the marriage-retreat counselor. Calvin was arrested for back child support, but was bailed out of jail before the birth of his child with Miranda in the episode Payneful Resolution Resolution.
In the seventh season, Calvin briefly had a job as a manager of a supermarket. He then started working in the public relations department with C. Calvin is the only main character who was originally not included in the show. The man saw the shooting as a way to get revenge at Calvin for beating him up. Calvin is later found by Janine and is rushed to the hospital in "Do or Die". He survives, but with serious injuries. In the series finale, "All's Well", his wife, Miranda, demands a divorce.
The very last scene shows Calvin throwing a vase of flowers at the wall, and the series ends with the camera zoomed in on broken glass and rose petals. He is a young adult whose interest in young women in his class is so extreme that he'll resort to desperate measures, such as trying out for the cheerleading squad, just to associate with them.
Initially, he was often bullied in school as a result of his mother's drug problems. As a result, he is reluctant to welcome her back to the household. It is hinted that he is allergic to peanuts and knows how to cut hair.
His absence is incorporated into the storyline, as he goes to the ROTC during Season 6 and off to college during Season 7, which is a major continuity error as he advanced from elementary school to college in 4 years.
As he prepared to go to college, C. His sister Jazmine was upset about him leaving for college. While in college, he dates a girl named Summer Makeda Declet. Malik then marries Summer just that they can have sex. Summer then wants a divorce from Malik to transfer to a college in New England.
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But since Malik and Summer have only been married for a few weeks, they are qualified for an annulment and that's how their marriage ended.
She constantly feels invisible and acts out to get her father's attention while her mother is in rehab. At one point, Jazmine had a brief crush on Malik's friend Kevin.
Despite her apparent innocence and youth, throughout the series, she was known to act cruel and mean toward Malik and Kevin and schemed to make them miserable.
She is also known to have sarcastic comments and sly plans to get what she wants. For undisclosed reasons, China Anne McClain was written out of the series during the fifth season, which made her the only cast member to not appear in Season 5. She was re-introduced into the series when she returned in the sixth season.
It is hinted that she has a fear of mimes that wear hats. On the premiere of the seventh season, she is 12 years old, and Janine lets her wear lip gloss, and she falls in with the wrong crowd. Jazmine has made infrequent appearances since the seventh season, due to China Anne McClain's work schedule, as she also starred in A. Farm on Disney Channel. A seemingly responsible adult and mother at the very beginning of the series, she is later revealed to be a drug addict and the arsonist who burned down her and C.
Initially, she was only a recurring character and was rarely seen in the series except in episodes where she associates with Ella Payne, who helps her enter a rehab program and return to the family. Later in the series, she is often criticized by C. She is apparently impregnated by her boyfriend, until an episode reveals that he's sterile. Janine's parents are Larry and Liz Shelton.
In seasonsher role in the series has grown more central as she focuses more on her career than her home life—and becomes the target of romantic interest from her boss Roland until C. From that point on, C. She was first introduced in Season 1 as a con artist who stole all of Calvin and Curtis' money for an art gallery. The character returned eventually, but what she did to Calvin and Curtis is only very briefly mentioned.
She and Calvin married in the Season 4 conclusion. Miranda has a very troubled and bratty nephew; when Calvin was supposed to be in charge of the boy, it was actually the boy who ordered Calvin around. Miranda and Calvin began to have problems in the fifth season. In the beginning of the sixth season, a pregnant Miranda disappears; a couple of episodes later, Miranda says there is no baby, making Calvin believe she had an abortion, but she didn't.
She is actually thinking about giving the baby up for adoption. Then, while all three couples C. But when she and Calvin go to a divorce mediator and get stuck in an elevator, they resolve their marriage problems with help from an "elevator lady" Edi who turns out to be Dr. Calvin and Miranda had their baby in Season 7. Then Calvin shows up at the Payne House to take Miranda to the anniversary dinner, with a dress and a vase of roses.
She interrupts him, and demands a divorce, saying that she'd been waiting for the right moment to tell him, but couldn't find one. The very last scene shows Calvin throwing the vase of roses at the wall, and it shatters. The series ends with the camera zoomed in on the broken glass and rose petals. Curtis constantly jokes about her annoyance at his presence. Claretha is a big gossip; she even rats out the family business to the media in a crime misconception. She is known for having a collection of wigs.
She left at the beginning of Season 5 after marrying a "prince. She has an exceedingly obese daughter named Huretha and was furious and disgusted when she went out with C. In the early seasons after Janine left, although Huretha was never seen on the show. In the Season 7 episode "Payneful Visit", it is revealed that she has leukemia.
Since Season 7, she is no longer credited as a regular cast member. He shows little affection towards individual people, but in times of great need will come out and show affection. His first wife disappeared on him, but after he remarried, the first wife returned looking for a divorce.
When he did sign the divorce papers, it turned out she'd written a book, and since he's divorced from her he gets nothing. He has a daughter named Olivia who was dating Zack, one of his barbers. In the sixth season, Floyd's second wife kicks him out so he moves into Curtis and Ella's back yard and started dating Claretha, until his second wife returned, having lost fifty pounds because she was depressed that they were splitting up.
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While Floyd had been hoping to string both along without either finding out about the other, until they bumped into each other in the Payne house and both subsequently broke up with him and Claretha kicked him out. Floyd's middle name is revealed to be Stanley. He is the longest running recurring character on House of Payne. In mid Season 8, he joined the main cast. Curtis hates their visits. They are upper-class and appear snobbish towards the Payne family.
Upon their first appearance, Claretha identifies Janine's father as a "dancer" known as Dimples, though no one believes her. Liz comes off as judgmental. Her relationship with her daughter is usually tested. In a Season 3 episode she stays with the Paynes after being kicked out of her house; she annoys everyone, mostly Ella, Curtis, and Janine. In a later episode, she visits the new twins and constantly criticizes Janine's parenting skills, going as far as to try to change the babies' names.
When Janine finally confronts her, Liz reveals that her mother was the same way with her. Liz shows a more compassionate side during her visit in Season 6 after reading a letter to C. She shows strong dislike toward Curtis, but takes a liking to everyone else. Her last name is only revealed in Season 6 when Ella's maiden name is finally revealed.
She reappeared in the Season 8 premiere episode "A Mother's Payne", where Ella and her sister Evie decided to put her in a nursing home after a frightening episode resulting from her Alzheimer's disease.
In the episode "Amazing Matriarchs", it is revealed that she died. She also want what's best for her. Miranda's wealthy parents who have appeared in Seasons 4—7. Jeffrey is a doctor and Sandra is a lawyer. In season 6, Sandra thought Calvin had something to do with Miranda's disappearance until she resurfaces.
However, she later confessed to C. She then breaks up with Calvin to reconcile with her old boyfriend. In Season 5, she returned and tells Calvin that they have a son named Calvin Jr. In Season 6, she was in a car accident which claimed the life of her husband. She then asks Calvin and Miranda to take care of Calvin Jr.
She make a pass at Calvin on two occasions: After Calvin pushes her away, she takes Calvin Jr. She then clears Calvin's bank account for back child support, the latter of which Calvin then gets arrested for. Her son is with Calvin for the weekend and when he goes to work and Miranda is asleep, Calvin Jr. Tracie shows up at the hospital, with her new boyfriend, after she gets a call and tells Calvin she's getting full custody of their son and she attempts to fight Miranda and Janine.
But soon her son wakes up from the coma, and she neutralizes her problems with Calvin. Nicole Jamieson played by Robinne Lee was C. She first appeared in the Season 1 episode "Teacher's Pet" where she visited the Payne household to bring back a hamster Jazmine took from the school. They were trapped inside the school building due to a storm that hit Atlanta.
From there, sparks started to fly between her and C. Their relationship soon hit a bump when it is shown that Nicole is mentally unstable. It is most evident as she extremely jealous when C. In one episode, it was shown she even gets upset when C.
Nicole has not been seen since Season 2. In her last appearance, she revealed that she was dating Calvin but that was never addressed again, and she hasn't mentioned since. In the test pilot episodes, Nicole Jamieson was originally portrayed by Rochelle Aytes, where she was Malik's math teacher and was normal and rather soft-spoken.
Kevin played by Kyre Batiste-Loftinwas Malik's best friend who was a recurring character from Seasons 1—6. He was much like Malik in personality though slightly more dimwitted. He was very kind-hearted and generous despite the rare times he behaved selfishly. He often was involved in Malik's crazy schemes to get girls.
He is last seen in the Season 6 episode "Drinking Game" where he and Malik were drinking when they were left alone in the house. He hasn't been seen or mentioned since. Pookie played by Quincy Bondswas one of Calvin's closest friends since childhood; he and his younger brother Peanut act nothing like Calvin as they are both ghetto and appear to be thugs. They are still friendly but can be rough at times. He is last seen in the Season 6 episode "Payne Showers", in which Curtis throws a "man shower" for Calvin.
In the Meet The Browns series, Nurse Renee is seen talking on the phone to "Pookie"—this is probably him because the Browns and the Paynes knew each other. Peanut played by Clayton Englishis Pookie's younger brother; unlike Pookie, Peanut actually has a real name, Clayton. He, along with Pookie, was last seen in the Season 6 episode "Payne Showers".
He hasn't been seen since. He appeared from Seasons 1—2. He is originally from Bronx, NY. Like Malik's mother Janine, Kyle's mother had a drug problem, and he was living with Aunt Tracie while his mother was battling her addiction. He and Malik stole Curtis' motorcycle and Curtis pressed charges against both of them, later dropping the charges when he realized that they were too extreme.
It is hinted that Kyle dropped out of school. He was last seen in the Season 2 episode "It's a Boy," playing video games with Malik. Tanya played by Robin Givens was C. She started dating C. He was introduced in the Season 5 episode "Surprise! In Season 6, he stayed with Calvin and Miranda while Tracie was recovering from an accident. However, Tracie takes him back home after Calvin rejected her advances.
He was playing with matches while Miranda was sleeping, which caused a fire in Calvin and Miranda's condo. Tracie checked him out of the hospital when he awoke from his coma. Roland played by Rick Fox is Janine's boss, and head of public relations for the fire department.
He was introduced in Season 6. His romantic interest in Janine has caused some clashes between him and C. It is revealed that Roland is a widower and a recovering alcoholic. Monica played by Essence Atkins is an old friend of Janine who appeared in 5 episodes of the 6th season.
She first stayed at Curtis and Ella's house when Ella bought her home from the help center. She was a victim of domestic abuse from her ex-husband. Brianna is a foster child who comes from a broken home and an unsafe foster environment.
At age 16, she knows the foster care system too well. She's very bright, but has anger problems that stem from her tragic childhood. The only relationship she nurtures is with her brother Joaquin; she feels like they are alone in the world.
At the end of Season 1, Brianne Gould left the series for undisclosed reasons and Logan Browning took over the role from the beginning of Season 2. Gunnar Washington as Joaquin Ortiz: Joaquin is Brianna's year-old brother.
As the siblings are veterans of the foster care system, Joaquin in particular is very anxious to find a good home and feel settled. He and Brianna have their moments of discord, but mainly they look after each other. Overall, he just wants to be loved.
Vaughn as Renee LaToya Smith: A nurse at the hospital where Will, Sasha, Brown, and Derek work. She also appears as a close best friend and confidentae to Sasha, despite the two constantly butting heads at work. She considers herself as part ghetto. Renee was a recurring character in Season 3 who became a regular in Season 4. She claims to have four kids. Recurring characters[ edit ] Robert Ri'chard as Derek Porter: A Dominican frat student who lives next door to Brown Meadows and often helps out there, in between masterminding or participating in Brown's antics.
He made his debut in Season 3 and has been a recurring character throughout the series' run. Jenifer Lewis as Vera Brown: Brown's younger sister and Will's mother.
Vera means well but she is a loud, controlling alcoholic who spoils Will and subtly despises Sasha. She appeared with Mr. Brown, Cora, and Will in the Meet the Browns feature film. In one episode, Vera and Brown have an argument and Vera says, "I'm about to be an only child," which indicates that their brother LB does not exist in the television universe or may be a non-canonical reference, to the fact that Mr.
Brown has mentioned LB in the series. Tasha Smith as Tanya Ortiz: Joaquin and Brianna's biological mother, who only wants them back for money. She is either in denial or simply ignoring the fact that one of her former boyfriends molested Brianna. She serves as a major antagonist to the series during her first few appearances, but during her later appearances, she becomes less of an antagonist when she improves on being a better mother to Joaquin and Brianna and helps Cora with some of the household chores when she spends a couple of nights there.
She also tries hitting on Will, while he and Sasha go through some marriage issues. After Brianna gave her a makeover for her date, she has not been seen or mentioned since.
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Lisa Arrindell Anderson as Karen: The Colonel's pushy daughter. She was estranged from her father when she put him in a nursing home after the death of her mother. The two eventually reconciled. Ciara Wilson as Simone Taylor: Brianna's dimwitted, somewhat childish best friend who became pregnant. She is similar to Mr. Courtney Gray as Jamal: Brianna's male best friend. In one episode, Brianna noticed that he'd been eating very frequently.
Later, the Browns caught him stealing food from them. He is confronted by Brianna at school and he reveals that his parents recently split up, he stayed with his mother, who lost their house, and they'd been living in their van without food, so he began stealing food. Bernard Jones as Milo: A detention-prone student at Cora's school. Jones as Gordon Bob: Cora's ex-love interest from college and the principal at her school.
He still has feelings for her but can't get her to leave Reggie for him.
Smith as Reggie Brooks: Cora's off-and-on boyfriend, the school's football coach. He lives with his mother, Thelma. Laura Hayes as Mrs.
Reggie's sometimes overbearing, sometimes caring, mother. In "The Cheating Liver", it is revealed that she has a crush on Mr. Brown and so on. Njema Williams as "Benny": A local bum who is usually hustling with or against Brown. Daisy is a former B-movie actress and "legend in her own mind"; she really misses her career. She has made a lot of money but she's frugal. Whenever someone tries to talk to her about money or anything else she doesn't want to discuss, she "goes into character" to avoid the conversation.
She will often act like she believes she is in Manhattan or Los Angeles, etc. She never married due to never finding anyone like her high school crush, but she has dated the best of them. In season 3, she moved to Palm Beach, Florida with her cousin Lorraine the late Rue McClanahan after she realized that she had Alzheimer's diseasebut she made a trip back to attend Edna and Colonel's Season 4 wedding.
Antonio Jaramillo as Jesus Hernandez: Jesus is a handyman who worked at Brown Meadows to save up for law school; in Season 3, Brown fired him to save money.