22 november, 1958
Having worked extensively in film, theatre and television in both the UK and the US, and on location in many parts of the world, Payne most recently starred in the fascinating psychological drama One Point O (2004), which was well received at Cannes. He also starred in the live action feature film Riders (2002), with Natasha Henstridge and Stephen Dorff and has also appeared in Douglas Aarniokoski's Highlander: Endgame (2000), Dungeons & Dragons (2000) alongside Jeremy Irons, Thora Birch and Marlon Wayans, and Hellborn (2003). Other film credits include Kevin Hooks ' Passenger 57 (1989), Apocalypse (1999) with the late Richard Harris, Julien Temple's Absolute Beginners (1999), The Brothel (1999), Switch (1999), with Ellen Barkin and Kounterfeit (1996) (V) with Hilary Swank.
Television credits include leading roles in Simon West's "Keen Eddie" (2003) which aired in June 2003, Wilde (1997) and Smart Money (1996) for the BBC, and "Tales from the Crypt" (1989) for HBO. Theatre credits include the lead in the London West End productions West and Greek, and the lead in Nicholas Hytner's Alice, as well as playing Frank'n'further in the Rocky Horror Show.