Ilfenesh Hadera is an Ethiopian-American actress. She first debuted in the 2010 film 1/20. She next made her TV debut in the television film Da Brick. Later in 2013, she appeared in the pilot episode of The Blacklist, as well as acted in the movie Oldboy. She then appeared in the miniseries Show Me a Hero and played Serena in 3 episodes of Chicago Fire. After a role in the 2015 film Chi-Raq, she got her first recurring role on TV, as Deb Kawi in Showtime’s Billions. She also had recurring roles in Conviction and Master of None. In 2017, Hadera played Stephanie Holden in the film Baywatch. After this, she played Opal Gilstrap in the comedy-drama series She’s Gotta Have It. At the same time, she starred as Kay Daniels in the short-lived ABC series Deception. The actress also played Mayme Johnson in Epix’s Godfather of Harlem.