Senait Ashenafi

Senait Ashenafi

Senait Ashenafi (born March 10, 1966 in Addis Ababa) is an Ethiopian-born actress in the United States who played Keesha Ward in General Hospital from 1994 to 1998. She has also worked as a dancer, singer, and model. She is the daughter of the Ethiopian composer and ethnomusicologist Ashenafi Kebede  and the sister of Nina Ashenafi Richardson, a judge in Florida.

Senait attended Florida State University in Tallahassee, where her father was a professor, and graduated with a degree in Drama in 1988. She went on to be a guest star on shows such as A Different World, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and Mad About You.

Upon leaving the role of Keesha Ward on General Hospital in 1998, Senait went on to star in the movie, Honeybee, in 2001.

For the weekend of November 24-25, 2012, Senait was arrested at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport for public intoxication.

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