‘General Hospital’ Signs New Jordan Ashford – New Face is Briana Nicole Henry

General Hospital has hired a new Jordan Ashford and her name is Briana Nicole Henry and she’s quite the beauty. As Vinessa Antoine films her last episodes on General Hospital, it was just a matter of time for her replacement to be revealed.

General Hospital’s New Face of Jordan Ashford

While Briana Nicole isn’t known among the mainstream public, she does have previous acting credits to her name. She has played secondary parts on TV shows in the past with an expanded role on The Young and the Restless.

She signed on for one episode on the Y&R, but after that episode, they signed her on for more. Briana ended up on 16 episodes of that soap. This opened the door for other TV parts, which were usually one episode gigs.

Briana Nicole Henry Joins GH Cast as a First Time Soap Regular

Briana Nicole has appeared in “NBC’s Undateable, CW’s Jane the Virgin, ABC’s Stitchers, TV Movie It Had to Be You,” according to IMDB. Her most recent TV appearance was on HBO’s Insecure.

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Vinessa Antoine Moves to Primetime

Now taking over the role of Jordan Ashford is a big break for the Miami Florida native. Last month Vinessa Antoine announced she was moving up to a primetime gig and leaving her GH role behind. She will join a new show slated to start shooting this month in Nova Scotia called Diggstown.

Vinessa will play a high-powered attorney jumping ship to help the little guy. She leaves the corporate lawyer life behind and becomes a legal aid lawyer for those less fortunate. It looks like Vinessa is about to make TV history as well as moving up north.

General Hospital Alum To Make TV History

Reports indicate Vinessa will be the “first Black Canadian actress to star in a prime-time drama on legacy network television, CBC.” With that said, Briana Nicole Henry is going to have some big shoes to fill as this General Hospital character gets a new face. Check back with Soap Dirt often for the latest General Hospital spoilers and news.