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Khary Payton


Actor
USA

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Biography:
Khary started his career starring in the features "DRACULA 2: THE ASCENSION" and "HELLRAISER: HELLWORLD" for Dimension and then moved on to lighter, comedic fare with C. Jay Cox's "LATTER DAYS", the comedy "NATIONAL LAMPOON'S THE LEGEND OF AWESOMEST MAXIMUS" and festival favorite "PING PONG PLAYA", from Academy Award winning Director Jessica Yu. Khary has numerous pilots and guest star roles for NBC, ABC, Fox, CBS and USA under his belt, including "CRIMINAL MINDS", "FAIRLY LEGAL" and "BODY OF PROOF" to comedies such as "HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER" and "I'M IN THE BAND."

Khary can also be heard as numerous characters in the world of cartoons and games. According to fans, Khary has become synonymous with one of DC's hottest heroes Cyborg, having voiced the character in numerous series, films and games including Cartoon Network's "TEEN TITANS" and its current incarnation "TEEN TITAN'S, GO!".

An Augusta, Georgia native, Khary headed West to Southern Methodist University in Dallas to study acting. Upon graduating he began an illustrious theatrical career in Texas. A few years later a LA Casting Director recommended that he make the move all the way West. A car was packed and away to Hollywood he went.

Winner! - Best Actor at the IFS Film Festival and Best Actor at the Boston Science Fiction Film Festival for his performance of Michael Forrest in the independent Sci-Fi feature, "THE LAST PUSH." The film has been soaring through Film Festivals from LA to London, sweeping numerous awards along the way.

   

 

Convention Guest Appearances:
   MechaCon 2014 - August 1-3 in New Orleans, LA
   CONvergence 2016 - June 30 - July 3 in Minneapolis, MN
   MechaCon 2016 - July 29-31 in New Orleans, LA
   Wintercon 2016 - December 3-4 in Jamaica, NY
   Steel City Con 2016 - December 9-11 in Monroeville, PA
   Walker Stalker Con Charlotte 2016 - December 17-18 in Charlotte, NC


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