Backstairs at the White House

Backstairs at the White House

This miniseries presented a glimpse into the lives of eight American Presidents from Howard Taft to Dwight Eisenhower as seen through the eyes of the permanent members of the White House Staff.

The main character was Maggie Rogers, who was the chief maid to the White House and her daughter Lillian Rogers, who later succeeded her mother as the chief maid.

The show was based on the novel My Thirty Years Backstairs at the White House by Lillian Rogers Parks.

Episode Info

Final: 1x04 -- Part 4 (Feb/19/1979)

Olivia ColeOlivia Cole
As Maggie Rogers
Tania JohnsonTania Johnson
As Lillian Rogers (as a child)
Leslie UggamsLeslie Uggams
As Lillian Rogers Parks
Louis Gossett, Jr.Louis Gossett, Jr.
As Levi Mercer
Leslie NielsenLeslie Nielsen
As Ike Hoover
Cloris LeachmanCloris Leachman
As Mrs. Jaffray
Robert HooksRobert Hooks
As Mays
Hari RhodesHari Rhodes
As Coates
David DowningDavid Downing
As Dixon
Bill OvertonBill Overton
As Jackson

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Based On The Works Of: Lillian Rogers Parks

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