On Code Black, Dr. Leanne Rorish (Marcia Gay Harden) has to make a difficult choice when faced with treating police officer Tom Moreno (Michael Trucco) who helped her during her family accident and his shooter. Meanwhile Dr. Malaya Pineda’s (Melanie Chandra) pregnant ex-girlfriend Carla Niven shows up at the hospital with pain in her arm. The results from her MRI shock Malaya.
Carla Niven is portrayed by Shiri Appleby. She’s been acting since she was four years old. Appleby has appeared on many TV shows from Thirtysomething and Doogie Howser, MD to Baywatch and Xena: Warrior Princess. She’s best known for her adult roles on Roswell (Liz Parker), ER (Dr. Daria Wade), Chicago Fire (Clarice), Girls (Natalia), and most recently on the Lifetime scripted series UnREAL (Rachel Goldberg). Code Black airs Wednesdays at 10pm on CBS.