Michelle Morgan

Actor and filmmaker Michelle Morgan is a second generation Canadian of Chilean decent. Growing up her family had to pick up and move every three years due to her Father’s career in business. As a child Michelle switched schools many times, moving between Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary, and had to learn to be adaptable to her new surroundings. Her journey as an actor began in grade ten, when her drama teacher invited her to join the Improv Team. In no time she was hooked on performing and loved making people laugh.

After studying theatre, literature and sociology at the University of Toronto, Michelle began her professional career on stage and in sketch comedy. Her first appearance on the big screen came in 2007 when she was cast as the lead in George Romero's memorable Diary of the Dead. Michelle has been featured in numerous television series and feature films, including Heartland, Batwoman, The Good Doctor, Ice Blue, Supernatural, The L Word and Stargate Atlantis. In 2011 Michelle was tapped to play the starring role of Lou Flemming in Heartland, a dramatic series on the CBC. Little did she know that Heartland would continue for 16 seasons (and counting), and would be broadcast in over 175 counties around the world. Michelle has also directed 4 episodes of the series, including the upcoming season 16 mid season cliffhanger, “Lurking in the Shadows”.

Michelle’s first foray into writing and directing was her short film, Mi Madre, My Father in 2018. In this award winning, provocative drama, she stars alongside international TV star Stephen Amell of Arrow fame.

Michelle is a passionate advocate for women’s rights and has volunteered with women’s shelters across Canada for the past 15 years. Serving as campaign ambassadors for organizations such as The Brenda Strafford Women’s Shelter and the Homefront Calgary.

Michelle lives with her husband and three children in Vancouver. She is a proud soccer Mom who loves to watch her kids play. In her free time she practices yoga, writes, snowboards, surfs and hikes with her family, and occasionally bakes a mean apple pie.