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Nia Long continues to prove that after 25-plus years in the game, she is still very in demand in Hollywood. The beautiful and talented actress has just added another huge role to her already impressive resume, as she has just joined the cast of the long-running CBS hit NCIS: Los Angeles.

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In 2017 alone, Nia Long has secured roles on both FOX’s Empire and Netflix’s Dear White People where she made a lasting impression in both roles that were a departure from what fans are used to seeing from her. Now, she’s taking her talents to the popular drama series NCIS: Los Angeles as a series regular. Shadow and Act has the full details about Nia’s new role and more.

Via Shadow and Act:

Nia Long has joined the cast of NCIS: Los Angeles’ in a major role. She’ll be a series regular, portraying Shay Mosely, the team’s new executive assistant director.

As a former Secret Service agent now working for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Mosely is an experienced Washington insider who brings an east coast style and demeanor to the west coast team.

“We couldn’t be happier to have her join our family,” executive producer R. Scott Gemmill said in a statement about Long.

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