Don Payne (May 5, 1964 – March 26, 2013) was an American writer. On The Simpsons, he has often co-written episodes with John Frink. He has recently moved to screenwriting. Payne has written such movies as My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006), Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007), Thor (2011) and its sequel, Thor: The Dark World (2013). He passed away on the evening of March 26th, 2013.  In White Christmas Blues, Payne appears as an angel next to an angel of Edna Krabappel in tribute.
Supervising Producer (2000-2002)
Co-Executive Producer (2002-2007)
Consulting Producer (2007-20??)