Lindsey Marie Morgan is an American actress and model. She is best known for starring as mechanic Raven Reyes on The CW science fiction drama series The 100 (2014–2020), as well as her most recent role as Ranger Michelle “Micki” Ramirez on The CW’s Walker, a 2021 reboot of the television series Walker, Texas Ranger.
Years active: 2010–present
Born age: February 27, 1990, 33 years old and 0 months, Houston, Texas, United States
Sun Sign: Pisces
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dazzling Dark Brown
Height: 5’5″ ft / 1.67 m
Measurements: 34-26-33 in / 86-66-84 cn
Bra size: 34B US / 75C EU
Ancestry: Mexican American, Irish American
School/High School: Jersey Village High School in Jersey Village, Texas
College/University: Grauate of University of Texas, United States
Lindsey Marie Morgan was born to Geore Morgan (businessman) and Alice Burciaga (homemaker). She is of half Mexican and half Irish descent. She has an older brother, a half-sister, and five step-siblings.
She grew up in a huge family, with one sibling and six step-siblings. She was a shy girl but eventually conquered her fears when she started acting in school theatrical productions.
Lindsey discovered her love for drama and theater at a young age. She had an extroverted nature, which further helped her become the absolute favorite for key roles in school theatrical plays.
She continued acting in school theatrical plays over the next few years. As a child, she was a tomboy and had several artistic inclinations. As soon as she graduated high school, she decided to become an actor.
Houston had its own little filmmaking community, and Lindsey joined soon joined it. She then joined the ‘University of Texas’ in Austin. She studied fine arts, with theater arts as her specialization. She chose the program to hone her acting skills. While in college, she started working as a model and appeared in many print advertisements.
She spent the entire first year of her college auditioning for roles. However, she was not too successful. She managed to bag a few small projects, such as that of an “extra” on the show ‘Friday Night Lights.’ She made some progress as a model and appeared in a few commercial advertisements.
She then made the bold move to arrive in Los Angeles to give her acting career a serious try. It turned out to be a good decision, as she started getting work soon.
TV Series: B-Sides (2011)
Music Video: Boyfriend (2011)
Film: Detention (2011)
2010–2013: Beginnings and General Hospital
Morgan began her career in college at the University of Texas at Austin, then left for Los Angeles to chase her acting dream. Within her first year of college, Morgan stayed busy by continually booking commercials and print ads. She was cast as an extra on the critically acclaimed series Friday Night Lights. Morgan decided to move to Los Angeles to continue her work as an actress. Her first real role was in the movie Detention (2011) starring Josh Hutcherson where she played a mean cheerleader named Alexis. In 2011, she landed the leading role in the MTV film DisCONNECTED (2011) as social media obsessed Maria. “DISconnected” was part of the MTV “A Thin Line” campaign. The film and the campaign were developed in order to empower young people to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse in their lives.
On April 17, 2012, TVLine reported that Morgan had been cast as the contract role of Kristina Davis on the American ABC Daytime soap opera General Hospital and would make her debut on May 25, 2012. For this role Morgan was nominated for Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series in 2013. Of learning about her Emmy nomination, she said, “I was worried that I’d gotten the call time wrong for my appearance on Franklin & Bash before I saw that it said “Congratulations!, I’m stunned, I’m still so shocked. I’m so honored. On March 26, 2013, it was announced that she would be departing her role as Kristina, last airing on March 4, 2013.
Immediately upon leaving General Hospital, Morgan filmed a web series called Destroy the Alpha Gammas, about which she told TV Source Magazine:
“I loved every second of it. I made some great friends and had a great blast doing it.”
In 2013, Morgan had a supporting role in the indie movie Chastity Bites (2013).
2014–2020: The 100 and further success
On August 20, 2013, it was announced that Morgan landed a recurring role on The CW science fiction drama series The 100, which ended after seven seasons. For season 2, Morgan was upgraded to series regular.
Morgan describes her character:
“Raven is a total badass. She is a guy’s girl who is brilliant because she’s also a prodigy when it comes to mechanical engineering. She’s the youngest mechanical engineer the space station has had in 52 years, and she loves getting dirty and down with it. She’s feisty, she’s sassy, she’s strong; she’s a really cool girl. She can definitely hold her own.”
In 2015, Morgan filmed her first leading film role starring as Ariana in the television film Casa Vita alongside ABC Family‘s Baby Daddy star Jean-Luc Bilodeau. Ariana is a Mexican-American cook dreaming of opening her own fusion cuisine restaurant much to her father’s dismay. Ariana works at her father’s restaurant, Casa Vita, where she meets Early Lindstrom.
On April 18, 2016, Morgan landed a lead role in the independent thriller Lasso, alongside Andrew Jacobs, Sean Patrick Flanery. Morgan’s character holds a huge amount of guilt for not keeping the senior citizens safe and takes on the duty of ensuring their safety throughout the film.
On December 29, 2020, Morgan announced her engagement with actor Shaun Sipos on Instagram.