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Helena Waithera (Gabby)

  • Helena Waithera (Gabby)
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Helena Waithera, sometimes called "Gabby" because of her role in popular TV series Tabasamu is an actress who was born in Nyeri, Central Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in HR management from the University of Nairobi.

Helena has featured in Tabasamu a Swahili television program which airs weekly on the highly rated Citizen Television.

She wowed locals as 'Milka' in KBC TV series Heartbeat FM and has done several theatre performances with the festival of creative arts (FCA) including No Dinner for Sinners, Our Husband has Gone Mad Again, and Perfect Wedding.
Helena is also one of the faces of Kenyan-Greek film company Jitu Films and has starred in several Jitu productions including Selfish which was nominated for the 2011 Kalasha Awards as the best feature film. She also featured in Mob Doc, a comical film about an alcoholic medical doctor. Helen has also starred in a Kenyan film titled Garden of Eden where she played the role of a young naïve African girl.Her most rcent role is on Jane & Abel; a new drama series by Spielworks Media, about the consequences of unearthing secrets between rival families in a destructive journey of revenge.

Her desire is to actualize her full potential and leave a mark in her generation, not simply as an actress but as a woman whose strides and footsteps can be emulated and one who positively inspired others by legacy.

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