Morningstar Angeline, born as Morningstar Angeline Wilson-Chippewa, is a queer Navajo, Chippewa, Blackfeet, Shoshone, and Latinx actor and filmmaker. She was born in Santa Fe, NM, to Rita Rose Wilson and Ethan Shawn Chippewa. They were later adopted by Daniel Harold Freeland and raised in Gallup, NM and Los Angeles, CA.
As a child, Morningstar began acting in theatre and continued studying acting and writing throughout their schooling. In 2014 they made their feature debut as Nizhoni Smiles in Drunktown’s Finest at the Sundance Film Festival. Since then, they have starred in feature films such as 2022’s Keyhole Garden, 2019’s The Incredible 25th Year of Mitzi Bearclaw, and television series including Amazon’s Outer Range, Paramount’s Yellowstone, Netflix’s Chambers, and HBO’s Westworld.
Morningstar is a 2018 Sundance Indigenous Lab, 2020 Native American Feature Writers Lab, and a 2021 ImagineNative Directors Lab Fellow and serves on the Board of Directors of the mixed-media company Tse’Nato’.