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Yadira Helena Guevara-Prip (born 22 May 1995; age 24) is the actress who portrayed Me Hani Ika Hali Ka Po in the Star Trek: Short Treks episode "Runaway", and the Star Trek: Discovery episodes "Such Sweet Sorrow" and "Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2".
Prior to "Runaway", she appeared in the shorts #ImHere - THE CALL (2012) and About a Brookie (2014). In 2016 she appeared in two episodes of Mad Dogs (one of them with Joel Swetow).
In 2017 and 2018 she played Kaia Nieves in four episodes of Supernatural; her character was planned to appear in the Supernatural spin-off Wayward Sisters, though the plans for it were shelved in May 2018. Guevara-Prip in 2018 also appeared in the short Hello Apartment, written and directed by Dakota Fanning.
She was slated to appear in a television series pilot written by Jenny Lumet, who also co-wrote "Runaway", and which would have starred Brad William Henke. Other planned projects of hers are the mockumentary short series Dichos and two episodes of See, including Alfre Woodard.