Biography

Ilfenesh Hadera was born in New York, United States and is of Ethiopian and European ethnicity. Her father, Asfaha Hadera, was an Ethiopian refugee and is the founder of the African Services Committee, which seeks to aid African immigrants. Her mother, Kim Nicholas, was an acupuncturist. Hadera graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.

Hadera also studied acting at Harlem School of Arts; worked with the African Services Committee; and worked as waitress for ten years. She lived with her parents up until the age of 30.

Ilfenesh Hadera was born in New York, United States and is of Ethiopian and European ethnicity. Her father, Asfaha Hadera, was an Ethiopian refugee and is the founder of the African Services Committee, which seeks to aid African immigrants. Her mother, Kim Nicholas, was an acupuncturist. Hadera graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.

Hadera also studied acting at Harlem School of Arts; worked with the African Services Committee; and worked as waitress for ten years. She lived with her parents up until the age of 30.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 6

Birthday 1985-12-01

Place of Birth New York, New York, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Deception(13 episodes) as Kay Daniels
2017 Baywatch as Stephanie Holden
2015 Chi-Raq as Chifon
2015 Show Me a Hero(6 episodes) as Carmen Febles
2013 Oldboy as Judy
2013 The Blacklist(1 episode) as Jennifer Palmer

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