Aja Naomi King

as Cassandra Kopelson

In The CW’s new drama series Emily Owens, M.D., Aja Naomi King stars as the gorgeous and popular first-year surgical intern Cassandra Kopelson, who just happens to be Emily’s high school nemesis.

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 latest feature Damsels in Distress, as well as the upcoming film 36 Saints.

She has also appeared on the small screen in CBS’s Blue Bloods and Person of Interest.

King is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.

Hometown: Walnut, CA
Birthday: January 11
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