Cassie Davis Obituary, Death – Cassie Davis, an American actress, passed away on February 4, 2023. On Tyler Perry’s House of Payne and its spin-off series The Paynes, she was most recognized for her role as Ella Payne. Lung cancer was found to be Cassie’s cause of death. She has also been referred to in the Madea series as Betty Ann “Aunt Bam” Murphy since 2010. She has appeared in several additional Tyler Perry-directed productions as an actor.
Davis, a 1964-born Mississippi native from Holly Springs, studied music at Spelman College in Atlanta. She only took one course in college before quitting since she was unable to sing any religious songs during her senior performance. In order to finish her degree, Davis went back to Spelman in 2008, and in November of that same year, she received her diploma. She has admitted that the secret to her career success is her fervent, freshly discovered Christian faith.
In 1988, Davis made his acting debut in School Daze, a comedy directed by Spike Lee, in a supporting part. She appeared in cameos on Living Single, Married… with Children, Kenan & Kel, and The PJs during the start of her career in television. She made her acting debut in several Tyler Perry movies, such as Madea’s Family Reunion, Madea Goes to Jail, Daddy’s Little Girls, Madea’s Big Happy Family, Boo! A Madea Halloween, and A Madea Family Funeral.
Davis is best known for playing Ella Payne in Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, which aired on TBS from 2007 to 2012. For her efforts, she was honored with two NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series. She made an appearance in The Paynes in 2018, an Oprah Winfrey Network spinoff of the House of Payne.
A second season of House of Payne has been confirmed by BET for 2020. On January 11, 2017, Davis and Kerry Patton, who had been dating since 2007, got hitched. In an interview, Cassi asserted that she had ruled out suffering a stroke and that Bell’s Palsy had been identified as her condition in March 2020.