Tom Payne

Birth Day December 21st, 1982
Birth Place Chelmsford, Essex
Age 41 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

Thomas Payne is an English actor who is known for appearing on AMC's The Walking Dead as Paul "Jesus" Rovia.

Tom Payne ready for the darkness of ‘Prodigal Son’

British actor Tom Payne spent 3½ years feeling like there were zombies around every corner and having dreams of the undead. That was a reaction to working on the popular cable series “The Walking Dead.” Now there’s a real potential he will be having dreams about serial killers because of his new job.

“Prodigal Son,” which debuts Monday at 9 p.m. on Fox, features Payne playing gifted crime solver Malcolm Bright. The question is whether his abilities to know exactly how killers think and how their minds work is a blessing or a curse. The doubt comes from being the offspring of a notorious serial killer called “The Surgeon” (Michael Sheen). Instead of following in the family business, Bright uses the skills passed down to him to help the New York Police Department stop killers while facing an uncomfortable relationship with his father. Playing Jesus Monroe on “The Walking Dead” and preparing for the new dip into darkness has given Payne a plan that might help him avoid the haunting moments that came with his last job.

“I think you have to play a bit of a balancing act with how involved you get in the material you’re dealing with. But you can’t help it. I’ve been working all day every day on this show. So it’s physically and mentally exhausting anyway,” Payne said. “I think my brain’s too tired to hold any more of that kind of stuff in it even anyway. I have a pretty good imagination and I can put myself in and take myself away. “The emotions are there, but they’re not so closely allied with the character’s actual feelings that it will damage you. Not with me anyway. But it’s a lot of fun to go there.”

Famous for

Appearing on AMC'sThe Walking Dead

Where was Tom Payne Born?

Tom Payne was born on 21 December 1982  in Chelmsford, Essex, and grew up in Bath, Somerset. He holds an English nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His birth name is Thomas Payne with the birth sign of Sagittarius. He was born to his father Jeremy Payne and mother Sue Bide. He is the younger brother of Will Payne. Regarding his education, he attended King Edward's School and was a prolific contributor to the school's drama department. Later, he graduated from the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama in June 2005.

Body Measurements of Tom Payne

Actor Tom Payne stands the height of 5ft 8in tall with a balanced weight of 70 kg. He has an amazing fit n healthy body with the body measurements of Chest: 39", Waist: 30" and Biceps: 14". Furthermore, his charming face and smile with his blue eyes and dark brown hair are enough to impress a fan.

Career of Tom Payne?

  • In January 2007, he first appeared in Waterloo Road for the BBC, playing sixth-former Brett Aspinall.
  • He remained in the series until the end of the following season in March 2008.
  • In 2009, Payne played George Best in Best: His Mother's Son, a BBC 2 film about the legendary footballer.
  • He also appeared in Marple: They Do It With Mirrors and Wuthering Heights for ITV.
  • Payne was named as one of Screen International's Stars of Tomorrow 2007.
  • On 8 March 2010, Tom joined the cast of Luck a new pilot for HBO directed by Michael Mann where he plays the role of a Cajun jockey.
  • In 2012, he was cast in the title role of The Physician (based on the book of the same name).
  • Payne was cast with a recurring role in Season 6 of The Walking Dead, as Paul "Jesus" Rovia, and promoted to series regular for season 7.
  • In 2019, Payne was cast in the lead role as a serial killer's son in the Fox police procedural series Prodigal Son.

Is Tom Payne married?

Actor Tom Payne is an unmarried man but he is currently engaged to singer Jennifer Åkerman. The couple started dating since 2013 and currently got engaged too as the actor himself revealed on an episode of Talking Dead that they are engaged. Further information will be updated soon.

Birthday of Tom Payne

Actor Tom Payne celebrates his birthday on the 21st of December with his friends and family.

Net worth of Tom Payne

English Actor Tom Payne is earning a good amount of money from his acting career. He is also best known for appearing on AMC's The Walking Dead as Paul "Jesus" Rovia. Although, there is no information regarding his salary. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated to be around $6 Million.

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