Cassi Davis

Cassandra "Cassi" Davis (born July 11, 1964) is an American actress. She is mostly known for her role as Ella Payne in Tyler Perry's House of Payne. Davis has done extensive work with director and writer Tyler Perry, and has played many roles in his various productions. She also has appeared in several stage plays. ​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Madea's Family Reunion (2006)

Based upon Tyler Perry's acclaimed stage production, Madea's Family Reunion continues the adventures of Southern matriarch Madea. She has just been court ordered to be in charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway, her nieces, Lisa and Vanessa, are suffering ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Blair Underwood  •  Lynn Whitfield  •  Boris Kodjoe

Based upon Tyler Perry's acclaimed stage production, Madea's Family Reunion continues the adventures of Southern matriarch Madea. She has just been court ordered to be in charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway, her nieces, Lisa and Vanessa, are suffering ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Blair Underwood  •  Lynn Whitfield  •  Boris Kodjoe

School Daze (1988)

Fraternity and sorority members clash with other students at a historically black college during homecoming weekend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Joe Seneca  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Jasmine Guy

Fraternity and sorority members clash with other students at a historically black college during homecoming weekend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Joe Seneca  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Jasmine Guy

Madea Goes to Jail - The Play (2006)

Madea returns in another hilarious story in which she gets sent to the big house. But regardless of the circumstances, she gives her trademark advice and wisdom to her friends and family as they learn the importance of letting go, moving on, and forgiveness.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Cheryl Pepsii Riley  •  LaVan Davis  •  Cassi Davis

Madea returns in another hilarious story in which she gets sent to the big house. But regardless of the circumstances, she gives her trademark advice and wisdom to her friends and family as they learn the importance of letting go, moving on, and forgiveness.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Cheryl Pepsii Riley  •  LaVan Davis  •  Cassi Davis

Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas - The Play (2011)

When a family meets for Christmas at their posh Cape Cod estate, family arguments and secrets cause a stir. It takes a real down-to-earth family - like Aunt Bam and the almighty Madea - to save this holiday.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Shannon Williams  •  Chandra Currelley-Young  •  Alexis Jones

When a family meets for Christmas at their posh Cape Cod estate, family arguments and secrets cause a stir. It takes a real down-to-earth family - like Aunt Bam and the almighty Madea - to save this holiday.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Shannon Williams  •  Chandra Currelley-Young  •  Alexis Jones

Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family - The Play (2010)

Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective with a hilarious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Cassi Davis  •  Chandra Currelley-Young  •  Cheryl Pepsii Riley

Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective with a hilarious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Cassi Davis  •  Chandra Currelley-Young  •  Cheryl Pepsii Riley

Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)

When Shirley, Madea's niece, receives distressing news about her health, the only thing she wants is her family gathered around her. However, Shirley's three adult children are too preoccupied with their own troubled lives to pay attention to their mother. It is up ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Lauren London  •  Shannon Kane  •  Cassi Davis

When Shirley, Madea's niece, receives distressing news about her health, the only thing she wants is her family gathered around her. However, Shirley's three adult children are too preoccupied with their own troubled lives to pay attention to their mother. It is up ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Lauren London  •  Shannon Kane  •  Cassi Davis

Boycott (2001)

This made-for-TV movie dramatizes the historic boycott of public buses in the 1950s, led by civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clark Johnson
CAST:  Jeffrey Wright  •  Terrence Howard  •  CCH Pounder  •  Carmen Ejogo

This made-for-TV movie dramatizes the historic boycott of public buses in the 1950s, led by civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clark Johnson
CAST:  Jeffrey Wright  •  Terrence Howard  •  CCH Pounder  •  Carmen Ejogo

He Say, She Say, But What Does God Say? (2004)

When the members of a small storefront church called the True Vine find themselves worshiping next to a seedy nightclub called the Twenty Grand, they clash with the thugs who hang out there. But as each group tries to win control of the block and rid the community ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David E. Talbert
CAST:  Clifton Powell  •  N'Bushe Wright  •  Thomas Mikal Ford  •  Thomas Miles

When the members of a small storefront church called the True Vine find themselves worshiping next to a seedy nightclub called the Twenty Grand, they clash with the thugs who hang out there. But as each group tries to win control of the block and rid the community ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David E. Talbert
CAST:  Clifton Powell  •  N'Bushe Wright  •  Thomas Mikal Ford  •  Thomas Miles

Love on Layaway (2005)

Marla Gibbs narrates a filmed staging of playwright David E. Talbert's comedy-drama. Directed by Talbert and Leslie Small, this fly-on-the-wall production looks at the lives of three very different couples living in the same Philadelphia brownstone. A single mother ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David E. Talbert  •  Leslie Small
CAST:  Deborah Cox  •  Mel Jackson  •  Chico Benymon  •  Cassi Davis

Marla Gibbs narrates a filmed staging of playwright David E. Talbert's comedy-drama. Directed by Talbert and Leslie Small, this fly-on-the-wall production looks at the lives of three very different couples living in the same Philadelphia brownstone. A single mother ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David E. Talbert  •  Leslie Small
CAST:  Deborah Cox  •  Mel Jackson  •  Chico Benymon  •  Cassi Davis

Daddy's Little Girls (2007)

Monty is a mechanic struggling to make ends meet as he raises his three young daughters. When the court awards custody of his daughters to his shady ex-wife, Monty desperately tries to win them back with the help of Julia, a beautiful, Ivy League-educated attorney. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Gabrielle Union  •  Idris Elba  •  Louis Gossett Jr.  •  Tasha Smith

Monty is a mechanic struggling to make ends meet as he raises his three young daughters. When the court awards custody of his daughters to his shady ex-wife, Monty desperately tries to win them back with the help of Julia, a beautiful, Ivy League-educated attorney. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Gabrielle Union  •  Idris Elba  •  Louis Gossett Jr.  •  Tasha Smith

Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)

Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a hilarious, haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls, and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Cassi Davis  •  Patrice Lovely  •  Liza Koshy

Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a hilarious, haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls, and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Cassi Davis  •  Patrice Lovely  •  Liza Koshy

Tyler Perry's Madea's Tough Love (2015)

After a hilarious run-in with the law, Madea is sentenced to community service. Determined to do good for the 'hood, Madea enlists Aunt Bam and Uncle Joe to try and save the Moms Mabley Youth Center from being shut down. With her irresistible sass and wisdom, Madea ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Marino
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Cassi Davis  •  Rolonda Watts  •  Avery Kidd Waddell

After a hilarious run-in with the law, Madea is sentenced to community service. Determined to do good for the 'hood, Madea enlists Aunt Bam and Uncle Joe to try and save the Moms Mabley Youth Center from being shut down. With her irresistible sass and wisdom, Madea ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Marino
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Cassi Davis  •  Rolonda Watts  •  Avery Kidd Waddell

Hamlet & Hutch (2014)

A former Broadway star, who is now a great-grandfather suffering from Alzheimer's, relocates to the South to live with his granddaughter Tatum and her 10-year-old daughter, Liv. Along with his great-granddaughter, they put on a small town production of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Young  •  Jared Young
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Elizabeth Leiner  •  Emma Rayne Lyle  •  Terri J. Vaughn

A former Broadway star, who is now a great-grandfather suffering from Alzheimer's, relocates to the South to live with his granddaughter Tatum and her 10-year-old daughter, Liv. Along with his great-granddaughter, they put on a small town production of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Young  •  Jared Young
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Elizabeth Leiner  •  Emma Rayne Lyle  •  Terri J. Vaughn

Tyler Perry's Madea's Neighbors from Hell - The Play (2014)

Madea's neighborhood takes a turn for the worse when a foster mother moves in with her unruly kids. Suspicious activity leads Madea to take justice into her own hands. With Aunt Bam by her side, Madea uses her unique wit and wisdom for unforgettable results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Cassi Davis  •  Wess Morgan  •  Rhonda Davis

Madea's neighborhood takes a turn for the worse when a foster mother moves in with her unruly kids. Suspicious activity leads Madea to take justice into her own hands. With Aunt Bam by her side, Madea uses her unique wit and wisdom for unforgettable results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Cassi Davis  •  Wess Morgan  •  Rhonda Davis

Act of Faith (2014)

After the death of his beloved wife, Mr. Brady struggles to maintain a neighborhood diner in Atlanta Georgia. His few faithful waitresses have become his only family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Garcia
CAST:  John Amos  •  Cassi Davis  •  Tamala Jones  •  Paula Jai Parker

After the death of his beloved wife, Mr. Brady struggles to maintain a neighborhood diner in Atlanta Georgia. His few faithful waitresses have become his only family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Garcia
CAST:  John Amos  •  Cassi Davis  •  Tamala Jones  •  Paula Jai Parker

Tyler Perry's Aunt Bam's Place - The Play (2012)

One weekend, Aunt Bam's nephew-in-law Stewart is granted a court-ordered visitation with his children. Although his new, much-younger wife Mona is a bundle of nerves, Stewart seizes the opportunity to reconnect with his children, whom he loves dearly. Then their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Cassi Davis  •  Melonie Daniels  •  Paris Bennett  •  Maurice Lauchner

One weekend, Aunt Bam's nephew-in-law Stewart is granted a court-ordered visitation with his children. Although his new, much-younger wife Mona is a bundle of nerves, Stewart seizes the opportunity to reconnect with his children, whom he loves dearly. Then their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Cassi Davis  •  Melonie Daniels  •  Paris Bennett  •  Maurice Lauchner

Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (2017)

Madea and the gang encounter monsters, goblins and boogeymen at a haunted campground.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Cassi Davis  •  Patrice Lovely  •  Diamond White

Madea and the gang encounter monsters, goblins and boogeymen at a haunted campground.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Cassi Davis  •  Patrice Lovely  •  Diamond White

Tyler Perry's Madea on the Run - The Play (2017)

In trouble with the local authorities, Mabel Simmons, notoriously known as Madea, is on the run from the law. With no place to turn, she moves in with her friend Bam who is recovering from surgery. Unbeknownst to Bam however, Madea is only using the "concerned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Cassi Davis  •  Tasha Page Lockhart  •  Claudette Ortiz

In trouble with the local authorities, Mabel Simmons, notoriously known as Madea, is on the run from the law. With no place to turn, she moves in with her friend Bam who is recovering from surgery. Unbeknownst to Bam however, Madea is only using the "concerned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Cassi Davis  •  Tasha Page Lockhart  •  Claudette Ortiz

A Madea Family Funeral (2019)

A joyous family reunion becomes a hilarious nightmare as Madea and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia, where they find themselves unexpectedly planning a funeral that might unveil unpleasant family secrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Patrice Lovely  •  Cassi Davis  •  Ciera Payton

A joyous family reunion becomes a hilarious nightmare as Madea and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia, where they find themselves unexpectedly planning a funeral that might unveil unpleasant family secrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tyler Perry
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Patrice Lovely  •  Cassi Davis  •  Ciera Payton

Tyler Perry's Madea's Farewell Play (2020)

Filmed version of Tyler Perry final stage tour production of 'Madea's Farewell Play'.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Cassi Davis  •  David Mann  •  Tamela Mann

Filmed version of Tyler Perry final stage tour production of 'Madea's Farewell Play'.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Tyler Perry  •  Cassi Davis  •  David Mann  •  Tamela Mann
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