Georgia born actress Jo Marie Payton gained fame when she landed the role of Harriette Winslow … the character was first featured as a reoccurring role on “Perfect Strangers” … but is best known as the mom on the classic ’90s ABC family sitcom “Family Matters.”
Jo Marie Payton was cast alongside a star-studded cast of actors including Reginald VelJohnson as the police patriarch and husband, Carl Winslow, Kellie Shanygne Williams as the well-liked Laura Winslow, Darius McCrary as the big bro jock, Eddie Winslow … and of course Jaleel White as the nerdy neighbor Steven Q. Urkel.
Payton’s other notable television credits include “Moesha,” “Will & Grace,” “Small Wonder” and “Silver Spoons.”
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