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Aja Naomi King


King appeared in several short films before landing guest roles on the CBS procedurals Blue Bloods and Person of Interest. Her big break came in 2012 when she was cast as new surgical intern Cassandra Kopelson on the CW drama Emily Owens, M.D. The series was canceled after a single season in 2013. She later starred in the Amazon Studios comedy ... See full bio »

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Known For

How to Get Away with Murder
(2014-2017)
The Birth of a Nation
(2016)
Four
Four Abigayle
(2012)
Emily Owens M.D.
Emily Owens M.D. Dr. Cassandra Kopelson
(2012-2013)

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 2018 A Girl from Mogadishu (filming)
Ifrah Ahmed
 2014-2017 How to Get Away with Murder (TV Series)
Michaela Pratt
- Live. Live. Live. (2017) ... Michaela Pratt
- Nobody Roots for Goliath (2017) ... Michaela Pratt
- Stay Strong, Mama (2017) ... Michaela Pratt
- I Love Her (2017) ... Michaela Pratt
- Was She Ever Good at Her Job? (2017) ... Michaela Pratt
 2017 The Upside
Latrice
 2016 The Birth of a Nation
Cherry
 2015 Reversion
Sophie Clé
 2015 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
BoJack's Date
- Yesterdayland (2015) ... BoJack's Date (voice)
 2014 Black Box (TV Series)
Ali Henslee
- Consequences (2014) ... Ali Henslee
- Free Will (2014) ... Ali Henslee
- Kodachrome (2014) ... Ali Henslee
- Forget Me (2014) ... Ali Henslee
- Jerusalem (2014) ... Ali Henslee
 2014 The Rewrite
Rosa
 2014 Deadbeat (TV Series)
N'Cole
- Out-Of-Body Issues (2014) ... N'Cole
 2013 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Elysa Ruben
- Frederick Barnes (No. 47) (2013) ... Elysa Ruben
 2013 36 Saints
Joan
 2013 Onion News Empire (TV Movie)
Jillian
 2012-2013 Emily Owens M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Cassandra Kopelson
- Emily and... The Leap (2013) ... Dr. Cassandra Kopelson
- Emily and... The Perfect Storm (2013) ... Dr. Cassandra Kopelson
- Emily and... The Teapot (2013) ... Dr. Cassandra Kopelson
- Emily and... The Social Experiment (2013) ... Dr. Cassandra Kopelson
- Emily and... The Love of Larping (2013) ... Dr. Cassandra Kopelson
 2012 Love Synchs (Short)
Selene
 2012/I Four
Abigayle
 2012 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Lisa
- Wolf and Cub (2012) ... Lisa
 2011 Damsels in Distress
Positive Polly
 2010 Eve (Video short)
Celebrity
 2010 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Denise
- Samaritan (2010) ... Denise
 2010 A Basketball Jones (Short)
Sara Walker
 2008 Gloria Mundi (Video short)
Dancer
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5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Received the "Rising Star Award" at the 10th annual Essence Black Women In Hollywood event, February, 2017.

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