Cassi Davis is an American actress best known for her starring role as Ella Payne on the television comedy-drama series House of Payne, since 2006.
Hailing from Holly Springs, Miss., Davis has worked extensively over the years with Tyler Perry on such projects as the stage play and subsequent DVD Madea Goes to Jail, as well as Perry's theatrical films, Daddy's Little Girls and Madea's Family Reunion.
Her television credits include Living Single, Chicago Hope and the voice of Hud Woman in the claymation show The PJs, with Eddie Murphy. She has also made appearances in Woman Thou Art Loosed, School Daze, Silent Children and Big Otis Blues Revue.
In 2004, Davis was awarded Best Supporting Actress by the NAACP Theatre Award Committee (Los Angeles Chapter).