Khary Payton

Biography: Kharty Payton first got the acting bug after winning a nationwide talent competition in high school. As a teenager he began doing stand-up comedy at small comedy clubs, Standup New York Comedy Store and The Village Gate. Following graduation from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, he performed in a number of Dallas Theatre Center productions, including "Pericles," "Tartuffe," "Macbeth" and "A Christmas Carol," among many others.

In feature films, Payton has sometimes had difficulty keeping his head -- in two of them, in fact, "Dracula II: The Ascension" and Dimension's "Hellraiser: Hellworld," his character's head was cut off. However in the independent films "Swatters" and "Latter Days," his character managed to keep it all together. On television Payton is most proud of his series regular role in the Cartoon Network's animated series, "Teen Titans," for which he originated the voice of "Cyborg." Other television credits include guest starring roles in "The
Kharty Payton first got the acting bug after winning a nationwide talent competition in high school. As a teenager he began doing stand-up comedy at small comedy clubs, Standup New York Comedy Store and The Village Gate. Following graduation from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, he performed in a number of Dallas Theatre Center productions, including "Pericles," "Tartuffe," "Macbeth" and "A Christmas Carol," among many others.

In feature films, Payton has sometimes had difficulty keeping his head -- in two of them, in fact, "Dracula II: The Ascension" and Dimension's "Hellraiser: Hellworld," his character's head was cut off. However in the independent films "Swatters" and "Latter Days," his character managed to keep it all together.

On television Payton is most proud of his series regular role in the Cartoon Network's animated series, "Teen Titans," for which he originated the voice of "Cyborg." Other television credits include guest starring roles in "The Shield" and "JAG," and later this season he'll play a series regular role as Josh in "Emily's Reasons Why Not" for ABC.
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Khary Payton's Scores

Average career score: 57
Highest Metascore: 66 Go On: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 48 Emily's Reasons Why Not: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2
2 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
66 Go On: Season 1 Aug 8, 2012 Don 7.8
tbd General Hospital: Season 48 Apr 1, 2010 Dr. Terrell Jackson 5.0
tbd Ben 10: Season 3 Nov 25, 2006 Convict #1 10
tbd Ben 10: Season 2 May 29, 2006 Hex/Driver 5.0
48 Emily's Reasons Why Not: Season 1 Jan 9, 2006 Josh 4.5
tbd Ben 10: Season 1 Dec 27, 2005 Hex/Punk #3 6.9
tbd Teen Titans: Season 5 Sep 24, 2005 Cyborg / Herald 8.5
tbd Teen Titans: Season 4 Jan 17, 2005 Cyborg / '50s TV Dad/Baron Ryang 9.5
tbd Teen Titans: Season 3 Aug 28, 2004 Cyborg / Virus 9.0
tbd Teen Titans: Season 2 Jan 10, 2004 Cyborg / Hot Spot 8.3
tbd Teen Titans: Season 1 Jul 19, 2003 Cyborg 8.8