Aya Cash is an American actress, the daughter of poet and novelist Kim Addonizio and Buddhist teacher Eugene Cash, and the granddaughter of Wimbledon champion Pauline Betz Addie and sportswriter Bob Addie. She is an alumnus of the San Francisco School of the Arts and the University of Minnesota.
Cash's television appearances include Brotherhood, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Mercy, and The Newsroom. She also appeared in the WB pilot Spellbound, the Fox pilot Strange Brew, and the pilot Friday Night Dinner, alongside Tony Shalhoub and Allison Janney. Cash was also a series regular in the 2011 Fox comedy Traffic Light, which ran for one season. She is set to star in the upcoming FX series You’re The Worst, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts.
Cash's film credits include The Oranges, Winter of Frozen Dreams, Off Jackson Avenue, Begin Again, The Bits In Between, and The Happy House. She had a brief but memorable appearance as Jordan Belfort ’s assistant in The Wolf of Wall Street.
Additionally, Cash has numerous Off-Broadway credits, and in 2014 starred in the world premiere of Zoe Kazan’s play "Trudy And Max In Love."