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Aja Naomi King

Born: 11 January 1985 (35 years old)
Gender: Female

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Aja Naomi King is an American actress best known for her starring role as the gorgeous and popular first-year surgical intern Cassandra Kopelson, who just happens to be Emily's high school nemesis, in the medical drama television series Emily Owens, M.D..

King can be seen in a lead role in the feature film Four, produced by Neil LaBute, which premiered at The LA Film Festival and where she and the cast won Best Performance.

She can also be seen in Whit Stillman's feature Damsels in Distress, as well as the film 36 Saints, described as "Seven meets The Da Vinci Code".

She has also appeared on the small screen in Blue Bloods, Person of Interest, The Blacklist, Black Box and Deadbeat; as well as the Shonda Rhimes pilot How to Get Away with Murder.

King is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.

In 2014 she began a starring role in the legal thriller series How to Get Away with Murder as Michaela Pratt, an ambitious student who wants to be successful like Annalise.


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New on TV today: Wednesday 12 August

Netflix tackles the corrupt wellness industry in (Un)Well and 9-1-1: Lone Star comes to Compact.


New! Brave & Beautiful Teasers - August 2020

Introducing the first teasers for Star Life's 19h00 novela (replaces Kulfi) ahead of its premiere on Tuesday, 18th...


Movie Review: Seriously Single

Seriously Single on Netflix joins the South African rom-com 'renaissance', but is it a worthy entry?


Along Came Love Teasers - August 2020

Updated! Along Came Love extends from one episode a day to two so we've reloaded the teasers with the extra eps.


Suidooster Teasers - September 2020

Updated! AB makes a decision about his kerfuffle with Farah and Ty and the boys turn on each other.


Generations: The Legacy Teasers - September 2020

Zitha, Jack and Gadaffi each have a late night visitor.


New on TV today: Tuesday 11 August

Black Lightning returns to 1Magic and NCIS: Los Angeles has a new season on Universal.


New on TV today: Monday 10 August

Travel investigates True Terror with Robert Englund as BBC Earth documents Simon Reeve's Sacred Rivers.


New on TV today: Sunday 9 August

Follow a journey down Blood Road on SABC3 or do some more Flirty Dancing on BBC Lifestyle.


2020 SAMAs: all the winners

The full winners list for the 26th awards, including Record of the Year and the International Achievement Award from Friday's #ForThaClub.

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