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Valarie Pettiford Will Be Chi McBride's Wife On New CBS Drama 'The Golden Boy' + Recurring On 'Treme'

by Tambay A. Obenson
September 4, 2012 4:19 PM
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Star of stage, screen, and music, Valarie Pettiford will be appearing in recurring roles on two shows on two major networks this fall - on the third season of HBO’s Treme, and on CBS’s new drama series, The Golden Boy.

No word on what her role in Treme will be, although it's said to be a

Co-starring Chi McBride, the CBS ensemble drama follows one cop's meteoric rise from officer, to detective, to police commissioner.

McBride will play a Detective named Don Owen, described as gruff; Don Owen gets a new partner in a young, ambitious cop who rises rapidly through the ranks after breaking up a major drug ring and becoming a local hero.

Pettiford will play McBride's wife.

She will next be seen on screen in the dramedy Note To Self, alongside Christian Keyes and Richard T. Jones.

Also, expect a new album titled Velvet Sky, which is being released in October.

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  • D.C. Kirkwood | September 5, 2012 4:57 PMReply

    Talk about the fountain of youth. This woman is 52 years old. Can you believe that? I saw her in Jumping the broom and I was like she still looks great. Talented actress and best wishes to her.

  • Hugh Betcha | September 4, 2012 11:00 PMReply

    Forever Big Dee Dee.

  • ALM | September 4, 2012 5:29 PMReply

    Congrats to her. I still miss "Half and Half". The reruns aren't enough, I want new episodes. :)

  • KikiDee | September 4, 2012 5:23 PMReply

    Glad to see Valerie Pettiford will be back on tv again as a semi-regular in TWO shows! She was a breath of fresh air in "Half & Half". Welcome back Valerie!

  • Nadine | September 4, 2012 4:25 PMReply

    THIS WOMAN IS SO TALENTED! She is a star. She'd be a great lead. Her own show... wonderful actress.

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