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Michelle Morgan

Actor and filmmaker Michelle Morgan is a second generation Canadian of Chilean decent.

This year Michelle was honored to direct her first episode of Heartland titled “Find Me in the Dark”. Michelle looks forward to directing more television and film projects and has recently received Telefilm funding to develop her first feature film.

Michelle’s first short film Mi Madre, My Father starring Stephen Amell, screened at festivals such as Hollyshorts, the Brooklyn Women’s Film Festival, and the Cannes Short Film Market. Her short film garnered two awards for best direction.

Michelle has been featured in numerous television series and feature films, including Heartland, Batwoman and The Good Doctor. She recently appeared in her sister, Wendy Morgan’s feature film debut Sugar Daddy. Michelle also played the leading role in George A. Romeros’ Diary for the Dead. In 2007, Michelle was tapped to play the starring role of Lou Fleming in Heartland, a dramatic series on CBC. Little did she know that Heartland would continue for fourteen seasons, licensed in over 119 counties around the world.

Michelle is a passionate advocate for women’s rights and has volunteered at women’s shelters across Canada for the past 18 years. She has served as the “I Am Courage” campaign ambassador for the Brenda Strafford Centre for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and the “My Homefront” campaign ambassador for Homefront, a Calgary-based nonprofit that serves victims of domestic abuse.

Michelle is a Mother of two and loves the outdoors. She can be found with her family surfing in Tofino, snowboarding, hiking, practicing yoga, and attempting to grow plants.