Who is Morgan Kohan?
Morgan Kohan was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on 14 May 1990 – her zodiac sign is Taurus and she holds Canadian nationality. She is an actress who might be known best for her portrayal of Lillian Walsh, the lead character in the romantic family series “When Hope Calls” created by Alfonso H. Moreno, and which has been airing since 2019. It also stars Jocelyn Hudon and Ryan-James Hatanaka, and follows the lives of orphan siblings Grace and Lillian, who reunite decades after being separated. The series has been nominated for five awards.
Early life and education
Morgan is one of the most secretive actresses out there, as she hasn’t shared a single detail concerning her parents and any siblings, as she believes it’s important to keep her private and business lives separated.
She became interested in dancing even before enrolling at elementary school, and her parents paid for a private teacher who proved that Morgan was indeed talented; she entered numerous competitions, winning many. Upon enrolling at a high school, Morgan became interested in various other things including singing and acting, and appeared in several school plays.
After matriculating, Morgan moved to Toronto in Ontario, as she was accepted into Randolph Academy’s Triple Threat Program, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in acting.
Roles in movies
Morgan made her debut film appearance in 2014 when she portrayed one of the lead characters Lexi in the short comedy “Til Lease Do Us Part”, which also starred Hannah Hogan and Joanne Sarazen, and follows two roommates who go back into the world of dating after breaking up with one another. The same year saw Morgan appear in another short – “The Coin”.
In 2017, Morgan was invited to star in the short drama “Perfume”, written and directed by Qing Fan, and which also starred Peter Hodgins and Brandon Ludwig. It follows a man who’s lost his eyesight in war, and who was attracted to a woman who passed by him and was wearing an elegant and hypnotic perfume; after regaining his eyesight, the man goes on a search to find the woman. In the same year, Morgan starred in the short “I’m in Love with All My Friends”, while the following year saw her star as Alice in the short horror drama “Alice, Alone” written and directed by Sean Cammack, and which is about a young woman who is listening to her neighbors as their fight escalates into violence.
Morgan appeared in her first feature movie in 2018, entitled “The Black Widow Killer”. The film received mixed reviews, and failed to attract a lot of attention, then in 2019 she played Jade Williams in the fantasy horror “Demons Inside Me”, but which received poor reviews. Morgan’s latest three roles in movies have been in the drama “The Marijuana Conspiracy”, the romantic drama “Love on Harbor Island”, and the comedy “Kitty Mammas”, all released in 2020.
She has recently been cast to appear in two upcoming movies – “My Mother’s Wedding” and “Love in Romance, Oregon”.
Roles in TV series
Morgan made her debut TV series appearance in 2015, when she portrayed Katie Gallagher in the pilot episode of the drama “Contingency”, but which failed to be picked up by any network.
The following years saw her appear in single episodes of various series, such as the drama “Dead Weight”, the mystery crime drama “Murdoch Mysteries”, and the comedy “Kim’s Convenience”. Morgan eventually gained recognition in 2018, when cast as Evie Beaumont in the action crime drama “Ransom”, which starred Luke Roberts, Brandon Jay McLaren and Naznee Contractor, and follows several crisis negotiators as they travel around the world to work for multi-national companies, helping them through complex negotiations. The same year also saw Morgan appear in the episode “Fragment” of the science fiction series “Blink Twice”.
Her two most recent roles in TV series have been in 2019, in single episodes of both drama “The Bold Type”, and the fantasy horror “Creeped Out”.
Love life and husband
Morgan is more or less secretive when it comes to her love life – there are rumors circulating the internet that she has a husband, however, these have been proven untrue. As of January 2021, Morgan is dating Drew Nelson, a Canadian actor from Etobicoke, Ontario. He was born on 11 August 1979 and attended Richview Collegiate Institute before moving on to Humber College from which he graduated in 2001. He has appeared in over 70 movies and TV series, while a couple of his most notable performances have been in the 2014 fantasy horror series “The Strain”, the 2016 science fiction mystery comedy series “People of the Earth”, and the 2017 drama series “The Girlfriend Experience”.
Neither Morgan nor Drew have talked about any other people they might have been with before meeting one another; neither of them have been married or have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Morgan’s favorite season is winter which is to be expected with her living in Toronto. She likes to put on warm clothes including a coat, scarf and cap, and occasionally goes skiing with her friends. Morgan also enjoys summer as she likes being near the ocean.
She is a dog-lover, and her pet dog Fred can be seen featured in many of her Instagram pictures.
Morgan is physically very active, and while she has a couple of training sessions at the gym each week, she’s also a boxer and has uploaded a few videos onto her Instagram account taken during her training.
She also likes to go running and hiking.
She is interested in all kinds of art, but especially in photography and painting.
Morgan has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Will Smith, Robin Williams and Meryl Streep – a couple of her favorite movies are “The Independence Day”, “Patch Adams” and “Kramer vs. Kramer”.
Age, height and net worth
Morgan is 30 years old. She has long ginger hair and blue eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 130lbs (58kgs).
As of January 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $350,000.