Salli Richardson-Whitfield lands trailer park role in NBC comedy pilot ‘Downwardly Mobile’

Salli Richardson-Whitfield

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Salli Richardson-Whitfield has joined the pilot of Roseanne Barr‘s new NBC comedy sitcom pilot Downwardly Mobile.

Mobile stars Barr as Rose, the proprietor of a mobile home park and surrogate mother to the unique people who live there in a challenging economy. Barr’s Roseanne co-star John Goodman co-stars as Rose’s buddy Buzz. Greg Cromer will play Mr. Denby, a loveable hedge fund guy who recently lost everything in a Ponzi scheme. He’s taken his wife, Mrs. Denby (Whitfield), on a “vacation” — to the trailer park — in the attempt to start fresh at the bottom. Miserable in her new surroundings, Mrs. Denby becomes Rose’s foil.

Richardson television credits include Syfy’s Eureka, CSI: Miami, Family Law, and Rude Awakening. The actress film credits include I Am Legend, A Low Down Dirty Shame, and most recently, I Will Follow.

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