Carl Payne

Host of “Black Arm of the Law”

Host, Carl Anthony Payne II, is a successful actor, producer, director, two-time NAACP Image Award-winner and People’s Choice Award-winner. Payne is best known for his recurring roles as Theo Huxtable’s best friend “Cockroach” on the ever popular and classic NBC hit series, The Cosby Show and as “Cole Brown” on the FOX network TV series, Martin. He continues to display his versatility on screen by playing roles such as Reynaldo St. James on the popular BET series “The Game”, renowned producer L.A. Reid in VH1’s TLC biopic and he’s part of the UMC Network’s series 5th Ward. Currently, Payne can be seen on the Nickelodeon Network TV series from Tyler Perry, “Young Dylan”. He’s directed and produced music videos, web series and short films, all while continuing to showcase his stand-up comedy in numerous cities across the country.