Pamela Payton-Wright

Pamela Payton-Wright as Addie Cramer

Pamela Payton-Wright (born November 1, 1941) is an American actress.


Payton-Wright was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Eleanor Ruth (née McKinley) and Gordon Edgar Payton-Wright.[1] She graduated from the Birmingham-Southern College in 1963. She began her television career in 1972 as Rhonda on Corky. She later joined the cast of Another World in 1979 in the role of Hazel Parker, a role she played for one year.

Payton-Wright is an accomplished actress having appeared in numerous Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Following numerous film roles and television appearances, Payton-Wright joined the cast of the ABC soap opera, One Life to Live, in 1991, and was the first to play the role of sweet natured, but simple-minded Agatha "Addie" Cramer. She currently plays this part recurringly on the show.




  • In Dreams
  • The Freshman
  • My Little Girl
  • Ironweed
  • Starlight
  • Going Tin Style
  • Resurrection
  • At the Dark End of the Street
  • Corky


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