I did not have a voice, and now I do, and I'm practicing using my voice for others.Finally I can say I was taken advantage of -- not from my own shame that I did something to deserve that -- and now I can have a clear conscience." (Coincidentally, Mc Cord's character, Naomi Clark, was raped by her high school teacher, played by Hal Ozsan, at the end of the CW show's second season.) VIDEO: Shenae tells Us why she doesn't relate to her 90210 character Mc Cord has worked with the Somaly Mam Foundation for many years, often visiting victims in Cambodia.Sachs found that Walter knew pieces of scenes and suggested "stuff that works".The producers were looking for an actor who could portray Silver as a "quirky kid who moves to her own beat".Naomi meets Liam while at the bar of the hotel she currently resides due to her father moving in with his mistress, and her mother leaving Beverly Hills.Liam is working as a bartender, and the both of them assume that the other is an adult.Naomi decides to send champagne to his address, and is surprised when Liam walks into her home room the next morning.
Tracy has a daughter of her own, Naomi Clark, who dates jock Ethan Ward, brief rival of Dixon, whom she soon breaks up with.
The show originally revolved around the Wilson family, including new Beverly Hills residents Annie Wilson (Shenae Grimes) and Dixon Wilson (Tristan Wilds).
Their father, Harrison Wilson (Rob Estes) has returned from Wichita, Kansas, to his Beverly Hills childhood home with his family to care for his mother, former television and theater actress Tabitha Wilson (Jessica Walter), who has a drinking problem and clashes with his wife Debbie Wilson (Lori Loughlin).
Sachs thought that Loughlin was too established to read for the part, but realized that she understood the role at once.
The producers were fans of Jessica Walter after watching her film Play Misty for Me.