Almayvonne Dixon was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts and always knew entertainment was a part of her destiny. Achieving success in track and field and basketball at Boston English High School, Almayvonne was heavily recruited for basketball and went on to attend Southern Connecticut State University, where she help lead her team to the NCAA Final Four her Junior year. Almayvonne graduated with a major in Business Economics/Accounting and a minor in Theatre Arts.
After graduating, Almayvonne appeared locally in Boston theatre productions, “I Read about My Death in Vogue Magazine” and “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide, When the Rainbow is Enuf.”
Moving to Los Angeles, she appeared in a number of productions, including the promotional film “Ninja Nuns” and the plays, “Glasshouse” and “Long Time Since Yesterday” Her television credits include the TV pilot “Hammer, Slammer & Slade”, “In Living Color”, “The Jamie Fox Show”, “ER”, “Touched by an Angel”, “Where I Live”, where she was a series regular and “All of Us.”
Portraying the role of Charlotte in the feature film, “Mo’ Money”, was what put her on the map. She went on to starred in several other features, including, “The Other Sister” and the HBO film, “Stranger Inside”
Being a 6’1” character actress, Almayvonne decided that waiting for the phone to ring was too much of a long drawn out process. So she began writing. With a group of her fellow female actors she founded Karti Productions. Karti wrote and sold their first script, “5 Deep in a BMW.” Going solo she wrote produced and performed, “All about Evette”, a television pilot for the HBO workspace.
She met S.K. Dayne in the Accounting Department at 20th Century Fox and they immediately found that they had a lot in common, including writing. They formed a company together, Stone Archer Productions, and began writing. They wrote several films together, including, “On the Line” and “Holding onto Virginia”. They wrote and sold the short, “Sister of the Bride.” They made their directorial debut with “3 The Hard Way”, a short film that they wrote, produced and financed. “3 The Hard Way” was a finalist in the Boston International Film Festival and the Hollywood Black Film Festival in June 2006. They were Executive Producer’s on the short film “The Trainer”, which was a finalist in the Lake Arrowhead Film Festival in 2010. They are currently in development with their latest project, “Rashetta’s wedding”, a comedy, which Almayvonne will star. They have several other films in development including, “Being Venus”, a comedy and “Discovery Ridge”, a murder mystery.