September 19, 1942 in Detroit
Detroit, MI, United States
Freda Charcilia Payne (born September 19, 1942) is an American singer and actress. Payne is best known for career in music during the mid–1960s through the mid–1980s. Her most notable record is her 1970 hit single, "Band of Gold". Payne was also an actress in musicals and film, as well as the host of a TV talk show. Payne is the older sister of Scherrie Payne, a former singer with the american vocal group The Supremes.