Mishael Morgan

Marie-Charms Mishael Morgan (born July 15, 1986) known professionally as Mishael Morgan, is a Trinidadian-Canadian actress known for the roles of Hilary Curtis and Amanda Sinclair on CBS Daytime soap opera, The Young and the Restless.

Mishael Morgan
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Morgan in 2014
Born
Marie-Charms Mishael Morgan

(1986-07-15) July 15, 1986 (age 34)
Alma materUniversity of Ottawa (graduated 2008)
OccupationActress
AgentDavid Ritchie
Height5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Spouse(s)
Navid Ali
(m. 2012)
Children2
Parent(s)
  • Michael Morgan
  • Sharon Lee
Relatives
  • Maggris Morgan (sister)
  • Monique Morgan (sister)
WebsiteMishael Morgan's Main Page

Early lifeEdit

Marie-Charms Mishael Morgan[1] was born in San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago, on July 15, 1986.[2][3] Morgan is the daughter of Michael and Sharon (Lee) Morgan; she has an older sister, Maggris, and a younger sister, Monique. When Morgan was 5 years old, her parents relocated the family to New York where Michael found work. However, thinking it would be safer, the family relocated to Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and settled in Mississauga.[3][4] She attended York University in Toronto, and later began her career on television.[5]

CareerEdit

From 2008 to 2009, she had a recurring role in the Canadian teen drama series The Best Years, and later was regular cast member of YTV sitcom, Family Biz.[5] In 2012, she had a recurring role in the CBC Television comedy-drama Republic of Doyle, and also appeared in small roles in films Casino Jack (2010) and Total Recall (2012). Morgan also guest-starred on Supernatural and The Listener. In 2014, Morgan also starred in The CW summer comedy series, Backpackers.[6]

In May 2013, Morgan was cast as Hilary Curtis in the CBS daytime soap opera, The Young and the Restless.[7] On June 11, 2018, Morgan confirmed earlier reports that she would be leaving the soap.[8] Morgan's representation later confirmed that Morgan opted to leave after unsuccessful attempts to negotiate for an increase in salary.[9] Morgan made her final appearance as Hilary on the soap on July 27, 2018, when the character succumbed to life-threatening injuries sustained in a car accident.[10] On September 19, 2019, she confirmed her return to the show the same day she debuted as her new character, Amanda Sinclair.[11][12]

Personal lifeEdit

Morgan married Navid Ali in May 2012.[13] Morgan gave birth to their first child, a son, in 2015.[14] On July 19, 2015, her The Young and the Restless co-star, Christel Khalil, co-hosted her baby shower.[15][16] The couple also have a daughter, born in 2018.[17]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2008 MVP Erotic Beauty Episode: "The Code"
2008 The Love Guru Groupie Uncredited
2008-2009 The Best Years Robyn Crawford Recurring role, 8 episodes
2009 Family Biz Tracy Dupont-Roymont Series regular, 20 episodes
2010 Verona Tamara Short film
2010 Double Wedding Law Firm Receptionist Television film
2010 Covert Affairs Woman Episode: "Pilot"
2010 Casino Jack Receptionist
2011 She's the Mayor Megan Episode: "Proclamation"
2011 You Got Served: Beat the World Maya
2011 Awakening TV pilot
2012 Republic of Doyle Chandra O'Neill Recurring role, 5 episodes
2012 Total Recall Rekall Receptionist
2012 Beauty and the Beast Hostess Episode: "Pilot"
2013 Supernatural Portia Episode: "Man's Best Friend with Benefits"
2013–present The Young and the Restless Hilary Curtis
Amanda Sinclair
Series regular
2013 The Listener Rachel Masterson Episode: "House of Horror"
2013 Dark Rising: Warrior of Worlds Nancy Leighton Episodes: "Season's Change" and "The Trankartak"
2014 Backpackers Maya 5 episodes
2014 Swearnet: The Movie Jamie
2014 Night Cries Voodoo Witch Doctor
2018 Hometown Holiday Amber Television film

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2018
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
[18]
2019
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
[19]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Portelli, Ramona (December 20, 2013). "Celebrity - Mishael Morgan". OkMalta.com. Archived from the original on April 26, 2014. Retrieved April 12, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ https://mishaelmorgan.workbooklive.com/Wbl.mvc/Page/Profile
  3. ^ a b Chin, Joseph (September 11, 2013). "Mississauga actor relishes new role on The Young & The Restless". The Mississauga News. Metroland Media Group. Retrieved April 12, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Owens, Devin (December 2, 2013). "Meaning of Life". Soap Opera Digest. American Media, Inc. 38 (48): 44–47.
  5. ^ a b "Mishael Morgan Playing Hilary Curtis/Ann Turner on The Young and the Restless - Soaps.com". Soaps.sheknows.com. 2013-06-14. Archived from the original on 2014-05-12. Retrieved 2014-06-25. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Ilana Rapp (June 17, 2014). "Actress Mishael Morgan of The Young and the Restless Had a Near Death Experience Which Changed Her Life". Huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2014-06-25. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ Clifford, Kambra (2013-05-17). "'Y&R' Casts New Bombshell!". Soap Opera Network. Retrieved 2014-06-25. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ Morgan, Mishael (June 11, 2018). "It Is With A Heavy Heart I Announce My Departure". Instagram.com. Retrieved June 21, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ Dionne, Ashley (June 21, 2018). "Interview With David Ritchie, Mishael Morgan's Agent". TvSourcemagazine.com. Retrieved June 21, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Mishael Morgan Exits Y&R As Hilary Curtis". Soaps.sheknows.com. 2018-07-26. Retrieved 2019-02-12. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Mishael Morgan: "I'm Back!!"". Soapoperadigest.com. September 19, 2019. Retrieved September 27, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ Eades, Chris (September 23, 2019). "Everything You Need To Know About Amanda Sinclair". Cbssoapsindepth.com. Retrieved September 27, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ Oink & Coo Photography (May 27, 2012). "Mishael Morgan Wedding Photos". Facebook.com. Retrieved April 6, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "Y&R STAR GIVES BIRTH". SOD. Soap Opera Digest. August 18, 2015. Retrieved August 16, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ Morgan, Mishael (July 19, 2015). "Thank You Christel Khalil and Tamara Duarte for Putting Together This Beautiful Baby Shower". Instagram.com. Retrieved April 4, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ Connor, Star (July 28, 2015). "Mishael Morgan's Los Angeles Baby Shower". Mstarnews.musictimes.com. Retrieved April 4, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ Morgan, Mishael (November 8, 2018). "My Family Got a Little Bigger This Morning". Instagram.com. Retrieved November 15, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  18. ^ "The 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Nominations" (PDF). New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. 2018. Retrieved 21 March 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  19. ^ "The 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Nominations" (PDF). New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. 2019. Retrieved 21 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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