March 20, 2012 3:40pm PT by Lesley Goldberg
'Happy Endings' Hitler Guy to Co-Star in Roseanne Barr's NBC Comedy Pilot
Roseanne Barr's Downwardly Mobile trailer park community just added a new resident.
Greg Cromer, who most recently played Doug Hitler on ABC's Happy Endings, has joined the cast of NBC's comdy pilot Downwardly Mobile, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Barr stars in the multicamera project from 20th Television as a proprietor of a mobile home park who also serves as a surrogate mother to all the unique people who live there in a challenging economy.
Cromer will play Mr. Denby, a lovable hedge-fund guy who recently lost everything in a Ponzi scheme and has takekn his wife on a "vacation" to the trailer park in an attempt to start over from the bottom.
The actor, who has been recurring on NBC's Community this season, joins a cast that also includes John Goodman, Romy Rosemont and Mary Birdsong.
Barr is writing and executive producing the pilot alongside Eric Gilliland, a former writer and executive producer on Roseanne. John Argent, Barr's boyfriend who appeared on her Lifetime unscripted series, will also exec produce.
Cromer, whose credits also include episodes of ABC's The Middle, is repped by Greene & Associates Talent Agency and Kass & Stokes Management.