Aja Naomi King has appeared in films including Whit Stillman's Damsels in Distress, soon to be released, The Reluctant Professor for Castle Rock with Hugh Grant, and a lead role in Christopher Shinn's FOUR opposite Wendell Pierce. Aja's television credits include series regular roles in The Onion News Empire for Amazon and Emily Owens M.D.
Her notable guest appearances include, The Blacklist, Blue Bloods, Person of Interest and a season long arc on the ABC's drama Black Box. King's theatre credits include Edgewise (Walkerspace Theatre) and Good Goods (Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center).
She is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.