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Who Is The Most Famous Payne In The World?

Updated March 9, 2021 539 votes 27 voters 4.8k views65 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Payne.

How many celebrities with the last name Payne can you think of? The famous Paynes below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Payne, famous musicians named Payne, and even athletes named Payne.

Liam Payne is certainly one of the most famous Paynes on this list. One of the famous singers with the last name Payne, he is best known as one of the members of One Direction. He released his debut solo album, LP1, in 2019.

Another of the famous people with the last name Payne is Alexander Payne. He is a director and screenwriter. His credits include Sideways, About Schmidt, and Nebraska.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Payne? Just add them to the list. Then be sure to vote up all of the celebrities with the surname Payne that you've heard of! 

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    Freda Payne

    1942-09-19
    Freda Charcilia Payne (born September 19, 1942) is an American singer and actress. Payne is...  more
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    Liam Payne

    1993-08-29
    Liam James Payne (born 29 August 1993) is an English singer and songwriter. He rose to fame as...  more

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    Alexander Payne

    1961-02-10
    Constantine Alexander Payne (; born February 10, 1961) is an American film director,...  more

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    Allen Payne

    1968-07-07
    Allen Payne (born July 7, 1968) is an American film and television actor known for his...  more
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    Waylon Payne

    1972-04-05
    Waylon Malloy Payne (born April 5, 1972) is an American country singer, songwriter, musician...  more
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    Sonny Payne

    1926-05-04
    Sonny Payne (May 4, 1926 – January 29, 1979) was an American jazz drummer, best known for his...  more
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    Kherington Taylor Payne (born January 26, 1990) is an American dancer and actress who came to...  more
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    Cecil Payne

    1922-12-14
    Cecil Payne (December 14, 1922 – November 27, 2007) was an American jazz baritone saxophonist...  more
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    John Payne

    1912-05-23
    John Howard Payne (May 23, 1912 – December 6, 1989) was an American film actor who is mainly...  more
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    Candie Payne

    1981-12-19
    Candice "Candie" Payne (born 19 December 1981) is an English singer and songwriter. She...  more
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    John Payne

    1958-01-01
    John Payne (born 29 September 1958) is a British musician, best known as the lead singer and...  more
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    Bruce Payne

    1958-11-22
    Bruce Martyn Payne (born 1958) is an English actor, producer, screenwriter, film director and...  more
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    Dougie Payne

    1972-11-14
    Douglas "Dougie" Payne Jr. (born 14 November 1972, Glasgow, Scotland) is the bassist and...  more
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    Jody Payne

    1936-01-11
    Jody Payne (January 11, 1936 – August 10, 2013) was an American country musician and singer....  more
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    Nikki Payne

    1976-01-17
    Nikki Payne (also credited as Nikkie Payne), is a Canadian comedian and actress, from Lower...  more
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    Heather Payne

    1970-01-18
    Heather Payne (born 20 January 2000) is an Irish footballer who plays for U.S. college soccer...  more
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    Don Payne

    1964-05-05
    William Donald "Don" Payne (May 5, 1964 – March 26, 2013) was an American writer and producer....  more
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    Bill Payne

    1949-03-12
    Bill Payne (born March 12, 1949) is an American pianist who, with Lowell George, co-founded...  more
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    Dan Payne

    1972-08-04
    Dan Payne (born August 4, 1972) is a Canadian actor best known for playing the role of John in...  more

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    Julie Payne

    1946-09-11
    Julie Kathleen Payne (born September 11, 1946) is an American television, film and stage...  more
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    Virginia Payne

    1909-12-07
    Virginia Payne (June 19, 1908 - February 9, 1977 in Cincinnati, Ohio) was an American radio...  more
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    Howie Payne

    1970-11-05
    Howie Payne (born Howard Elliot Payne 5 November 1970) is an English musician, singer,...  more
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    Ethel L. Payne

    1911-08-14
    Ethel Lois Payne (August 14, 1911 – May 28, 1991) was an African-American journalist. Known as...  more
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    C. D. Payne

    1949-07-05
    C. D. Payne (born C. Douglas Payne; July 5, 1949) is an American writer of absurdist fiction...  more
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    Charles V. Payne (born November 15, 1960) is a Fox Business Network contributor and host of...  more