Lindsey Marie Morgan (born February 27, 1990) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as mechanical engineer Raven Reyes on The CW sci-fi drama series The 100.

Personal life

Lindsey Marie Morgan was born in Houston, Texas, to Kelly Morgan and Alice Burciaga. She is half Mexican and half Irish.[5] She has an older brother, half sister, and five step siblings.[6]


2010–13: Career 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 made the decision to move to Los Angeles to continue her work as an actress. Her first real role was in the movie Detention starring Josh Hutcherson where she played a mean cheerleader named Alexis. In 2011, she landed the leading role in the MTV film, DisCONNECTED, as social media obsessed Maria. “DISconnected,” was part of their “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. In 2014, she had a supporting role in the indie movie Chastity Bites.

On April 17, 2012, TVLine reported that Morgan has 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.[7][8] For this role Morgan was nominated for Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series in 2013.[10] Of learning about her Emmy nomination, she said, "I was worried that I've 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.[11] On March 26, 2013, It announced that she would be departing her role as Kristina, last airing on March 4, 2013.[12]

Immediately upon leaving General Hospital, Morgan filmed a web series called Destroy the Alpha Gammas. “I loved every second of it. I made some great friends and had a great blast doing it,” Morgan told TV Source Magazine.[13]

2014–present: The 100

On August 20, 2013 it was announced that Morgan landed a recurring role on upcoming CW sci-fi drama series The 100.[14] 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."[5]

In 2015, Morgan filmed her first leading film role starring as Ariana in the TV Movie 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.[5]

On April 18, 2016, Morgan landed a lead role in the independent thriller Lasso, alongside Andrew Jacobs, Sean Patrick Flanery and Karen Grassle. 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.[5]


2011DetentionAlexis Spencer
2013Facebook StalkingLindseyShort film
Chastity BitesNoemi
5 StagesAubreyShort film
Beyond Skyline
2011B-SidesEpisode: "She's Too Good for Everyone" (season 1, episode 11)
Supah NinjasChantelleEpisode: "The Magnificent" (season 1, episode 12)
A Thin LineMariaTV Movie
2012How I Met Your MotherLaurenEpisode, "The Drunk Train" (season 7, episode 16)
Happy EndingsTracyEpisode: "Big White Lies" (season 2, episode 20)
2012–13General HospitalKristina DavisRegular role, 67 episodes
2013Franklin & BashJenniferEpisode: "Shoot to Thrill" (season 3, episode 9)
The Flip SideEpisodes: "Resolutions" (season 1, episode 7), "Clubbing" (season 2, episode 3)
Shark BitesSorority Girl 3Episode: "Episode #1.0"
2014–presentThe 100Raven ReyesRecurring (Season 1), 11 episodes
Series Regular (Season 2–present), 34 episodes
2016Casa VitaArianaTV Movie
The Night ShiftKryztalEpisode: "The Way Back"
2013Destroy the Alpha GammasLauren7 episodes
Music videos
2011BoyfriendBig Time Rush

Awards and nominations

2013Daytime Emmy AwardOutstanding Younger Actress in a Drama SeriesGeneral HospitalNominated[10]