Good news, “General Hospital” fans; the ABC soap opera recasts the role of Mayor Janice Lomax with Shari Belafonte, according to Soap Opera Digest. Until now, the role of Mayor Lomax has been portrayed by Saidah Arrika Ekulona since 2012. Belafonte’s first air date will be on January 19th. Mayor Lo
Shari Belafonte, American actress, model, & singer. She is known for her role as Julie Gilette on the TV series Hotel & as a spokesperson for Slim-Fast & Bally's. She starred in If You Could See What I Hear, Velvet, & co-hosted the series Lifestyles with Robin Leach and Shari Belafonte. As a model, she appeared on over 300 magazine covers as well as in Calvin Klein ads. She also posed for Playboy. She is a graduate of Carnegie-Mellon University, and is the daughter of Harry Belafonte.