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Top 50 Most Popular Hallmark Actresses in 2023

Shivam ParasharShivam-Updated Jan 5, 2023


Hallmark Actresses

 

The Hallmark network has been backing different forms of television comfort food for the past decade or more on the television.

 

While doing so, it has introduced a range of promising male and female performers, all while providing entertaining and endearing content to its ardent followers  In this specific piece, we will try to cast a light on some of the finest actresses who have worked for Hallmark Channel and continue to do so even today.

 

That said, what is interesting about these actresses and the characters that they portray in Hallmark movies and shows is the fact that most of them are often seen falling for enigmatic strangers.

 

As clichéd as it may sound, a tinge of romance, longing, and connection makes the characters and their respective situations come across as relatable.  Needless to say, the actresses who work for Hallmark today have managed to develop quite a following for themselves; often helping the network draw in millions of viewers with every major screening.

 

Therefore, if it is hard not to think about some Hallmark features, it is even harder to ignore the actresses who have appeared in these outings and made them even more memorable.

 

These charming and talented ladies are responsible for bringing many of Hallmark's flagship features to life on the screen.

 

In fact, many of Hallmark's diehard fans now expect the channel to bring forth a new talent in their much-awaited holiday release each year.

 

What has added to the popularity of certain Hallmark actresses is the fact that they can cheer up their audience in more ways than one; sometimes even during times of despair.

 

Even though these actresses work for other production houses and channels as well, it is the Hallmark projects that end up making their careers special in the true sense of the word.

 

It is not surprising then that the network is full of skilled women who are doing their best to tell heart-warming stories.

 

Our viewers would be delighted to know that a number of mystery movie franchises that are backed by Hallmark are also led by powerful actresses.

 

Needless to say, it is our duty to ensure that our readers get familiar with some of the finest gentlewomen working for the renowned channel.

 

So, let us take a seat and go through a compilation of the 50 best Hallmark actresses.

 

 

50. Bonnie Somerville

 

Bonnie Somerville

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 24, 1974
Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
Height 173 centimeters
Debut Year 1998
Debut TV Show Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place

 

Bonnie Somerville has made an appearance in the movie and television shows such as 'The O.C.', 'NYPD Blue', 'Friends', 'Grosse Pointe', 'Cashmere Mafia', 'Golden Boy', 'Code Black', 'The Mentalist', and 'Without a Paddle.' 

 

Apart from acting she did some modeling and singing in the past, and had a development deal to sing her own music at 17 years old.

 

A fact about Bonnie Somerville that our viewers would be excited to know is that she had even filmed a cameo for the musical drama, titled 'A Star Is Born.' However, her scenes were reportedly deleted.

 

 

 

49. Margaret Cassidy Lawson

 

Margaret Cassidy Lawson

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 12, 1980
Place of Birth Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Height 161 centimeters
Debut Year 1996
Debut TV Show Hang Time

 

Margaret Cassidy Lawson rose to fame after having played Detective Juliet "Jules" O'Hara in the TV show, titled 'Psych.' Her other credible work was a recurring role in the third and final seasons of 'Lethal Weapon.' Margaret Cassidy Lawson began her career at the tender age of 8.

 

Soon after, she became a youth TV host on WDRB Fox '41 Kid's Club' in Louisville.

 

Early in her career, the actress starred in sitcoms such as 'Boy Meets World', 'Home Improvement', and 'Cybill' among others.

 

 

 

48. Barbara Niven

 

Barbara Niven

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 26, 1953
Place of Birth Portland, Oregon, United States of America
Height 165 centimeters
Debut Year 1986
Debut Film Promise

 

Barbara Niven is an actress, producer, and writer, who has appeared in a lot many Lifetime and Hallmark features.

 

She also found fame by appearing in shows such as 'One Life to Live', 'Cedar Cove', 'Pensacola: Wings of Gold', and 'Chesapeake Shores' among others.

 

That said, Barbara Niven is also a motivational speaker, animal rights activist, media trainer, and a National Ambassador for American Humane.

 

She had a leading role to play in the independent film, titled 'A Perfect Ending'.

 

 

 

47. Andrea K. Brooks

 

Andrea K. Brooks

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 3, 1989
Place of Birth Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Height 165 centimeters
Debut Year 2006
Debut TV Show Saved

 

This Canadian actress and model rose to prominence after having played Faith Carter on the Hallmark series, titled 'When Calls the Heart'.

 

She is also known for playing Eve Teschmacher in a series, titled 'Supergirl.' Andrea K. Brooks, who has trained in dancing, figure skating, and musical theatre, speaks fluent French. She has been auditioning for film roles from the age of fifteen itself.

 

She had made an appearance in a variety of film and television productions so far.

 

 

 

46. Brittany Bristow

 

Brittany Bristow

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 8, 1990
Place of Birth Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 170 centimeters
Debut Year 2002
Debut Film Perfect Pie

 

Brittany Bristow is another actress and producer from Canada who has cemented her place as a Hallmark performer.

 

The 'Love On Safari' actor had started acting at the tender age of 6 and by the age of 12, she had made her presence felt on a number of national commercials and at least four films.

 

She is known for having featured in flicks like 'Blizzard', 'Holiday Date', 'The Marijuana Conspiracy', 'Love, Romance & Chocolate', and 'Christmas at the Palace' among others.

 

 

 

45. Jessica "Jessy" Schram

 

Jessica "Jessy" Schram

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth January 15, 1986
Place of Birth Skokie, Illinois, United States of America
Height 170 centimeters
Debut Year 2004
Debut TV Show Drake & Josh

 

Jessica "Jessy" Schram has been known to be a natural performer ever since she was very young.

 

Not only did model and appear in television commercials as a child but she also began performing in musical theatre at the tender age of 12.

 

Some of Schram's most prominent appearances are in shows like 'Life', 'Falling Skies', 'Once Upon a Time', and 'Veronica Mars' among others.

 

That said, she had also been put up on Maxim magazine's website in their "Today's Girl" feature early in her career.

 

 

44. Brooke Elizabeth Burns

 

Brooke Elizabeth Burns

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 16, 1978
Place of Birth Dallas, Texas, United States of America
Height 173 centimeters
Debut Year 1996
Debut TV Show Out of the Blue

 

Brooke Elizabeth Burns, who began her television career by appearing in the Spanish-American sitcom titled 'Out of the Blue', is a model, actress, game show host, and television personality.

 

After her time in the aforementioned show, she had joined the cast of the action drama series called 'Baywatch' and had appeared in its second rendition, 'Baywatch: Hawaii.' In addition, the actress has played a guest role on 'Just Shoot Me!' and a meaty role in the soap opera, titled 'North Shore'.

 

 

 

43. Arielle Caroline Kebbel

 

Arielle Caroline Kebbel

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 19, 1985
Place of Birth Winter Park, Florida, United States of America
Height 173 centimeters
Debut Year 2003
Debut TV Show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

 

Arielle Caroline Kebbel is an actor and model who has featured in several popular shows such as 'The Vampire Diaries', 'Ballers', 'Gilmore Girls', 'Life Unexpected', 'Midnight Texas', and 'Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector' among others.

 

That being said, the actress has also been a part of films such as 'The Uninvited', 'American Pie Presents: Band Camp', 'The Grudge 2', 'John Tucker Must Die', 'Forever Strong', 'Fifty Shades Freed', and 'Think Like a Man'.

 

 

 

42. Pascale Hutton

 

Pascale Hutton

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth June 14, 1979
Place of Birth Creston, British Columbia, Canada
Height 168 centimeters
Debut Year 2003
Debut Film Hollywood Wives: The New Generation

 

Pascale Hutton, who attended the conservatory acting program at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, is another actress who has worked for the Hallmark network in the recent past.

 

She is known for her work in projects such as 'Fantastic Four', 'Sanctuary', 'The Perfect Bride', and 'Chaos' to name a few.

 

Her childhood was reportedly a whole lot of fun as she has grown up swimming in the Goat River and playing with chickens and other animals.

 

 

 

41. Theresa Elizabeth Polo

 

Theresa Elizabeth Polo

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth June 1, 1969
Place of Birth Dover, Delaware, United States of America
Height 165 centimeters
Debut Year 1986
Debut TV Show Loving

 

Theresa Elizabeth Polo is best known for starring in the 'Meet the Parents' trilogy and in the series, titled 'The Fosters'.

 

She was also present in the latter's spinoff called 'Good Trouble.' She made her acting debut in the daytime soap opera, called 'Loving.' In the subsequent years, she was seen in shows such as 'TV 101' and 'The Phantom of the Opera', respectively.

 

That said, Theresa Elizabeth Polo had also been ranked number 40 on the 2002 list of Maxim Hot 100 Women.

 

 

 

40. Lori Anne Loughlin

 

Lori Anne Loughlin

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth July 28, 1964
Place of Birth Queens, New York, United States of America
Height 165 centimeters
Debut Year 1971
Debut TV Show The Smith Family

 

Best known for appearing on projects such as 'Summerland', 'The Edge of Night', 'Full House', '90210', and 'Fuller House', Lori Anne Loughlin is also known for being a part of the 'Garage Sale Mystery' television film series and 'When Calls the Heart', respectively.

 

Lori Anne Loughlin developed an interest in acting at a very young age. In fact, she gave her career kick-start at the age of 11 as a print model.

 

 

39. Alison Dyan Liebert

 

Alison Dyan Liebert

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 20, 1981
Place of Birth Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Height 168 centimeters
Debut Year 2003
Debut TV Show Dead Like Me

 

Another one of Canada's actresses to make it to our list, Alison Dyan Liebert is also a model and producer.

 

She had taken an interest in performing for the screen from a very young age.

 

It is not surprising then that Alison has been a recipient of the Canadian Screen Award for her work in the wartime series, titled 'Bomb Girls.' Some of her important television credits are as follows: 'The L Word', 'Fringe', 'Intelligence', and 'Kyle XY.' Alison Dyan Liebert identifies as queer.

 

She has, therefore, discussed using her work to support the representation of the said community.

 

 

38. Brooke D'Orsay

 

Brooke D'Orsay

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 17, 1982
Place of Birth Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 165 centimeters 
Debut Year 2001
Debut Film Why Can't I Be a Movie Star?

 

This Canadian actress, who made her debut in 2001's 'Why Can't I Be a Movie Star?', is best known for voicing the character of Caitlin Cooke on the animated series titled '6teen' and Brooke Mayo in the movie 'King's Ransom.' 

 

The viewers in the United States of America know her as Paige Collins-Lawson from 'Royal Pains' and as Kate from the popular series 'Two and a Half Men', respectively.

 

Brooke D'Orsay has also found fame by appearing in Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas' made-for-Television films.

 

She has also featured in the movies 'How to Fall in Love' and 'Christmas in Love' among others.

 

 

37. Josie Bissett

 

Josie Bissett

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth October 5, 1970
Place of Birth Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Height 170 centimeters
Debut Year 1989
Debut Film Hitcher in the Dark

 

Jolyn Christine Heutmaker, who is professionally known as Josie Bissett, has been a part of the entertainment industry for over three decades now.

 

The actress, who was first seen in the horror flick 'Hitcher in the Dark', is known for her role as Jane Mancini on the television series, titled 'Melrose Place.' She has appeared in projects such as 'Deadly Vows', 'Dare to Love', 'Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear', and 'I Do, They Don't' among others.

 

That said, Josie Bissett has also hosted a television program on the topic of parenting, called 'Parenting & Beyond'.

 

 

36. Rosalie Anderson MacDowell

 

Rosalie Anderson MacDowell

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 21, 1958
Place of Birth Gaffney, South Carolina, United States of America
Height 173 centimeters
Debut Year 1984
Debut Film Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

 

Rosalie Anderson MacDowell made her big-screen debut in 'Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes.' However, the actress could find appreciation only after having featured in a project called 'Sex, Lies, and Videotape.'

 

In fact, she managed to win the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for the same and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress (Motion Picture Drama), respectively.

 

She has been a part of films such as 'Short Cuts', 'Groundhog Day', 'Four Weddings and a Funeral', 'The Muse', 'Michael', 'The End of Violence', 'Multiplicity', and 'Ready or Not' among others.

 

 

35. Kellie Noelle Martin

 

Kellie Noelle Martin

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth October 16, 1975
Place of Birth Riverside, California, United States of America
Height 157 centimeters
Debut Year 1982
Debut TV Show Father Murphy

 

Kellie Noelle Martin is best known for appearing in projects such as 'Christy', 'Life Goes On', 'ER', 'A Pup Named Scooby-Doo', and the 'Mystery Woman' and 'Hailey Dean' Mystery television film series, respectively.

 

She had also lent her voice for the character of Molly Tasmanian Devil on the animated sitcom 'Taz-Mania' between 1991-1995.

 

Kellie Noelle Martin, who has made a guest appearance on 'Grey's Anatomy', had taken a break from acting for three years after having finished working in 'ER.' This was to return to Yale to finish her degree in art history.

 

 

34. Lindy Booth

 

Lindy Booth

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 2, 1979
Place of Birth Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Height 170 centimeters
Debut Year 1998
Debut TV Show Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension

 

This Canadian actress has managed to make an impression after having appeared on shows such as 'The Famous Jett Jackson', 'Relic Hunter', 'The Philanthropist', and 'The Librarians' to name a few.

 

Lindy Booth has also been a part of movies like 'Century Hotel', 'Wrong Turn', 'Rub & Tug', 'Cry Wolf', 'Behind the Wall', and 'Dawn of the Dead' remake.

 

She also had a supporting role to play in the film black comedy superhero flick, titled 'Kick-Ass 2.'

 

 

33. Rachel Elizabeth Boston

 

Rachel Elizabeth Boston

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 9, 1982
Place of Birth Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America
Height 175 centimeters
Debut Year 2001
Debut TV Show The Andy Dick Show

 

Rachel Elizabeth Boston is an actor and producer who has played the lead role in quite a few independent features.

 

She has also been a regular cast member on several television shows. She has appeared in shows such as 'American Dreams', 'In Plain Sight', 'The Ex List', and 'Witches of East End' among others.

 

Rachel Elizabeth Boston has also made her presence felt on the screen with some popular names of the industry.

 

While she was seen alongside Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner in 'Ghosts of Girlfriends Past', she has also starred alongside actors like Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel in '500 Days of Summer.'

 

 

32. Mercedes De La Cruz

 

Mercedes De La Cruz

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth --
Place of Birth Edmonton, Canada
Height 163 centimeters
Debut Year 2004
Debut Film Halo

 

Mercedes De La Cruz is one of those actors who made a transition to acting from having a very successful career in modeling.

 

She is best known for her alluring screen presence in over 20 independent films and television shows That said, Mercedes De La Cruz was Former Miss Hawaiian Tropic and has, therefore, been on the cover of ALEPH Magazine.

 

She was appreciated for her performance in titles such as 'Ramshackle Blues' and 'Because You're Dead To Me.' However, we are yet to figure out her birth date for there is scarce information about the actress on the internet.

 

 

31. Catherine Lisa Bell

 

Catherine Lisa Bell

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 14, 1968
Place of Birth London, United Kingdom
Height 175 centimeters
Debut Year 1991
Debut TV Show True Colors

 

Catherine Lisa Bell is an actor and model who rose to prominence after having featured in television shows such as 'Army Wives' and 'JAG.' 

 

The actress, who has appeared in Hallmark's 'The Good Witch' films and television series since 2008, also worked as a massage therapist for eight years before making a name for herself in the entertainment industry.

 

Also, Catherine Lisa Bell was the co-executive producer of all of 'The Good Witch' movies.

 

 

30. Fiona Victoria Gubelmann

 

Fiona Victoria Gubelmann

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 30, 1980
Place of Birth Santa Monica, California, United States of America
Height 168 centimeters
Debut Year 2003
Debut TV Show The Mullets

 

Fiona Victoria Gubelmann has done several guest appearances in television shows such as 'Knight Rider', 'CSI: NY', and 'My Name Is Earl.' She played the part of Jenna in the comedy series titled 'Wilfred' and Dr. Morgan Reznick in the medical drama 'The Good Doctor', respectively.

 

Even though Fiona Victoria Gubelmann made her television acting debut in 'The Mullets', her maiden film outing was 'Employee of the Month.' In addition to her film and television credits, the actress has also been involved in stage work as well.

 

 

29. Kimberly Payne Williams-Paisley

 

Kimberly Payne Williams-Paisley

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 14, 1971
Place of Birth Rye, New York, United States of America
Height 165 centimeters
Debut Year 1990
Debut TV Show ABC Afterschool Specials

 

The 'ABC Afterschool Specials' actress is known for appearing on shows like 'According to Jim' and 'Nashville.' However, her most wonderful performance came in a feature titled 'Father of the Bride', for which she was nominated for several awards.

 

That said, Kimberly Payne Williams-Paisley has also been a part of quite a few made-for-Television flicks, namely 'Lucky 7', 'Safe House', and 'The Christmas Shoes' among others.

 

After her mother was diagnosed with primary progressive aphasia, which is a form of dementia, Williams-Paisley authored 'Where the Light Gets In' in an attempt to tell the story of her illness.

 

 

28. Jessica Lowndes

 

Jessica Lowndes

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth November 8, 1988
Place of Birth Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height 161 centimeters
Debut Year 2005
Debut Film Saving Milly

 

This Canadian native managed to make a name for herself after having appeared as Adrianna Tate-Duncan on the teen drama series, titled '90210.'  

 

Jessica Lowndes has been a part of several Hallmark Channel movies such as 'Too Close for Christmas' and 'Mix Up in The Mediterranean.' Not only that but she also co-produced the former along with her co-star Chad Michael Murray.

 

The actress, who also starred in the action drama titled 'The Prince' alongside Bruce Willis and John Cusack, was ranked number 58 by BuddyTV on its 2011 list of the 100 Sexiest Television Women.

 

 

27. Hilarie Ros Burton

 

Hilarie Ros Burton

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth July 1, 1982
Place of Birth Sterling, Virginia, United States of America
Height 171 centimeters
Debut Year 2002
Debut TV Show Dawson's Creek

 

Our next addition to the list is Hilarie Ros Burton. However, she is not just an actor for the screen but she is also a businesswoman, author, and producer.

 

Hilarie Ros Burton's first big break came when she got the opportunity to work as a VJ for MTV's 'Total Request Live' (TRL).

 

Needless to say, after her stint with MTV, she was soon seen playing roles on television shows such as 'White Collar', 'Grey's Anatomy', 'Forever', and 'Lethal Weapon' among others.

 

She has also been a part of television films like 'Christmas on the Bayou', 'Surprised By Love', and 'Last Chance for Christmas' to name a few.

 

 

26. Alexa Ellesse PenaVega

 

Alexa Ellesse PenaVega

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 27, 1988
Place of Birth Miami, Florida, United States of America
Height 155 centimeters
Debut Year 1993
Debut TV Show Evening Shade

 

This American actress and singer is known for playing Julie Corky in a film called 'Sleepover' and Carmen Cortez in the 'Spy Kids' series of movies.

 

That said, she has also featured as the titular character on the show 'Ruby & the Rockits.' Our readers would be excited to know that Alexa Ellesse PenaVega performed most of her stunts while shooting for the 'Spy Kids' films.

 

That being said, she was also named one of 2003's hottest teen celebrities in the July issue of Vanity Fair.

 

 

25. Jodie Lee-Ann Sweetin

 

Jodie Lee-Ann Sweetin

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth January 19, 1982
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Height 174 centimeters
Debut Year 1987
Debut TV Show Valerie

 

Jodie Lee-Ann Sweetin, known professionally as Jodie Sweetin, is better known for her role as Stephanie Tanner in the comedy series titled 'Full House' and its sequel series on Netflix called 'Fuller House', respectively.

 

An interesting trivia to note, she's the only one among the cast of Full House and Fuller House who has appeared in every episode of the series.

 

A recipient of the Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Comedienne in a Television Series, Jodie Sweetin has also hosted the second season of the dance show 'Pants-Off Dance-Off.' She has appeared in Hallmark Channel movies like 'Entertaining Christmas', 'Finding Santa', and 'Love Under the Rainbow' among others.

 

 

24. Bailee Madison

 

Bailee Madison

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth October 15, 1999
Place of Birth Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America
Height 168 centimeters
Debut Year 2006
Debut Film Lonely Hearts

 

A native of Florida, Bailee Madison first came to prominence after having played the role of May Belle Aarons in the fantasy drama film, titled 'Bridge to Terabithia.' 

 

Her popularity only grew after she was seen in titles such as 'Brothers', 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark', 'Just Go with It', 'Parental Guidance', 'Northpole', 'The Strangers: Prey at Night', and 'A Week Away.' All these projects belonged to different genres.

 

In addition, Bailee Madison has portrayed Grace Russell in the Hallmark Channel comedy-drama series, titled 'Good Witch.'

 

 

23. Alicia Roanne Witt

 

Alicia Roanne Witt

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 21, 1975
Place of Birth Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America
Height 173 centimeters
Debut Year 1984
Debut Film Dune

 

Our next addition to the list is the multi-talented and pretty Alicia Roanne Witt. She is not only an actor but also a competent singer and pianist.

 

She rose to prominence after being discovered by David Lynch. The master filmmaker saw through her talent at an early age and, therefore, ended up casting her in projects like 'Dune' and 'Twin Peaks.' 

 

Alicia Roanne Witt has appeared in films such as 'Fun', 'Mr. Holland's Opus', 'Urban Legend', '88 Minutes', 'Two Weeks Notice', and 'Vanilla Sky' among others.

 

She has also been seen on some extremely popular television shows like 'The Sopranos', 'Two and a Half Men', 'Nashville', 'Orange is the New Black', and 'The Walking Dead.'

 

 

22. Emilie Ullerup

 

Emilie Ullerup

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth October 27, 1984
Place of Birth Copenhagen, Denmark
Height 164 centimeters
Debut Year 2006
Debut TV Show Battlestar Galactica

 

Emilie Ullerup, who is best known for featuring on a show like 'Sanctuary' and on the Hallmark Channel drama series titled 'Chesapeake Shores', is a Danish actress whose first-holiday film for the Hallmark network was 'Hearts of Christmas.' 

 

Besides appearing in holiday features, she has also been a part of travel movies like 'Winter Castle' for the network.

 

Some of her other credits include 'Christmas Bells Are Ringing' and 'Nature of Love.' For Hallmark Channel, Emilie Ullerup is seen playing characters that are devoted to their work and, yet, looking for love.

 

 

21. Laura Ann Osnes

 

Laura Ann Osnes

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth November 19, 1985
Place of Birth Burnsville, Minnesota, United States of America
Height 165 centimeters
Debut Year 2011
Debut Film The Miraculous Year

 

Laura Ann Osnes is a native of Minnesota who has appeared in at least five Hallmark Channel films already after having made her debut for the network in the year 2019.

 

Her maiden appearance for the network was in a film called 'In the Key of Love.' She followed it up with 'A Homecoming for the Holidays.'

 

A couple of years later, the actress surprised everyone with her performance in a film, titled 'Raise a Glass to Love.' 

 

Laura Ann Osnes, who is mostly seen playing inspired and creative women on-screen, has also been seen in titles such as 'One Royal Holiday' and 'Christmas in Tahoe' among others.

 

 

20. Merritt Patterson

 

Merritt Patterson

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 2, 1990
Place of Birth Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
Height 165 centimeters
Debut Year 2006
Debut TV Show Kyle XY

 

Merritt Patterson was able to grab the attention of the viewers in the 2017 feature, titled 'A Royal Winter.' In the film, she played the role of a tourist who meets a handsome royal while sightseeing.

 

The actress was soon seen in a romantic comedy like 'Bad Date Chronicles' and a holiday film like 'The Christmas Cottage.' Ever since then, she has been a part of several Christmas and romantic movies for the Hallmark network.

 

Most of the characters that Merritt Patterson gets to play may appear to have unrealistic lives.

 

However, their longing for true love, love for Christmas, and tradition make the fans connect with her.

 

 

19. Autumn Reeser

 

Autumn Reeser

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 21, 1980
Place of Birth La Jolla, California, United States of America
Height 163 centimeters
Debut Year 1999
Debut TV Show Undressed

 

The 'Undressed' actor was first seen in a Hallmark feature in a film titled, 'Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade', that was released in 2012.

 

Within a few years, Autumn Reeser was seen in several titles for the network including 'Midnight Masquerade', 'I Do, I Do, I Do', 'A Country Wedding', and 'A Bramble House Christmas' among others.

 

Some of her other features are as follows:, 'Valentine Ever After', 'Christmas Under the Stars', 'The 27-hour Day', 'Love on the Menu', and 'All Summer Long.'

 

 

18. Julieta Susana Gonzalo

 

Julieta Susana Gonzalo

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 9, 1981
Place of Birth Lanús, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 173 centimeters
Debut Year 2002
Debut Film I'm with Lucy

 

Julieta Susana Gonzalo is an Argentina-born star who has appeared on popular television shows such as 'Veronica Mars', 'Eli Stone', 'Dallas', and 'Supergirl.' She has appeared in films such as 'Pumpkin Pie Wars', 'The Sweetest Heart', 'Freaky Friday', 'Christmas with the Kranks', 'Dodgeball', and 'A Cinderella Story' among others.

 

Julieta Susana Gonzalo's first-holiday movie for the Hallmark network was 'Jingle Bell Bride.' Also, we would like to inform our viewers of the fact that her characters are often associated with baking in Hallmark features.

 

 

17. Erin Jessica Cahill

 

Erin Jessica Cahill

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth January 4, 1980
Place of Birth Stafford, Virginia, United States of America
Height 170 centimeters
Debut Year 2001
Debut TV Show Power Rangers Time Force

 

The Virginia native, who is best known for her roles on shows like 'Power Rangers Time Force' and 'How I Met Your Mother', was first seen in a Hallmark feature in 2016.

 

In 'How I Met Your Mother', she was seen playing Ted Mosby's sister. That being said, she was soon seen making an appearance in other praiseworthy projects such as 'Last Vermont Christmas', 'Every Time a Bell Rings', and 'A Timeless Christmas' among others.

 

The viewers will mostly find Erin Jessica Cahill playing courageous and competitive characters in her Hallmark credits.

 

 

16. Cindy Busby

 

Cindy Busby

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 18, 1983
Place of Birth Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height 170 centimeters
Debut Year 2002
Debut TV Show Undressed

 

Best known for her role as Ashley Stanton on 'Heartland', Cindy Busby had a tiny role to play in the 2014 feature, titled 'Lucky in Love.' However, she was soon seen playing a decent character on 'Cedar Cove.' 

 

The Canadian actress has portrayed Elizabeth Scott in films like 'Unleashing Mr. Darcy' and 'Marrying Mr. Darcy.

 

The 'Love in the Forecast' actress, who plays characters that are sweet and open to new things, has been a part of several travel films for the Hallmark Channel as well.

 

 

15. Tamera Darvette Mowry-Housley

 

Tamera Darvette Mowry-Housley

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth July 6, 1978
Place of Birth Gelnhausen, West Germany
Height 164 centimeters
Debut Year 1991
Debut TV Show Flesh 'n' Blood

 

Tamera Darvette Mowry-Housley, who rose to fame after having played Tamera Campbell on the sitcom 'Sister, Sister', has also been a part of the Disney Channel Original Movie titled 'Twitches' and its sequel.

 

The actress left quite an impact with her performance in Hallmark Channel's 'A Christmas Miracle.' In addition, she has also played a key role in the medical drama, titled 'Strong Medicine' 'The Santa Stakeout' star has often been seen playing family-friendly characters in her Hallmark features.

 

 

14. Rachael Leigh Cook

 

Rachael Leigh Cook

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth October 4, 1979
Place of Birth Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
Height 157 centimeters
Debut Year 1995
Debut Film The Baby-Sitters Club

 

Rachael Leigh Cook made her debut for the Hallmark network in the 2016 feature, titled 'Summer Love.' The actress is mostly seen playing characters that may come across as soft-spoken on the outside, but are incredibly strong from within and, therefore, not afraid of taking challenges head-on.

 

Some of Rachael Leigh Cook's most popular films are 'Valentine in the Vineyard', 'A Blue Ridge Mountain Christmas', 'Tis the Season to Be Merry', and 'Frozen in Love.'

 

One of her most popular roles was Laney Boggs in the movie "She's All That" for which she won multiple awards.

 

 

13. Ashlee Nicole DeLoach

 

Ashlee Nicole DeLoach

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 9, 1979
Place of Birth Waycross, Georgia, United States of America
Height 165 centimeters
Debut Year 1994
Debut TV Show Emerald Cove

 

Ashlee Nicole Deloach, who joined the All-New Mickey Mouse Club in the year 1993 with some other popular names in the industry today, made her Hallmark Channel debut with a movie, titled 'Christmas Land.' 

 

She has also appeared in films such as 'The Perfect Catch', 'Love Takes Flight', 'Sweet Autumn', 'Two Turtle Doves', 'Love to the Rescue', 'Cranberry Christmas', and 'Taking the Reins' among others.

 

Ashlee Nicole DeLoach is seen playing characters that are full of strength and determination.

 

 

12. Taylor Cole

 

Taylor Cole

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 29, 1984
Place of Birth Arlington, Texas, United States of America
Height 170 centimeters
Debut Year 2005
Debut TV Show Summerland

 

A former model who made a fine transition to acting, Taylor Cole starred in the rom-com 'Appetite for Love', 'My Summer Prince', and 'Christmas in Homestead' in 2016 itself.

 

Popular for playing Cara Reneau in the 'One Winter Weekend' series of films, she has also played the role of a journalist in the detective franchise, 'A Ruby Herring Mystery.' 

 

Often seen playing organized and bold characters, Taylor Cole has also been a part of films such as 'Falling For You', 'One Winter Proposal', 'Unlocking Christmas', and 'Making Spirits Bright' among others.

 

 

11. Jill Suzanne Wagner

 

Jill Suzanne Wagner

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth January 13, 1979
Place of Birth Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America
Height 173 centimeters
Debut Year 2003
Debut TV Show Punk'd

 

The 'Punk'd' actress first appeared for the Hallmark network in a film, titled 'Autumn Dreams.' A year later, she featured in her first-holiday movie called 'Christmas Cookies.' 

 

Jill Suzanne Wagner, who has been a part of titles such as 'Christmas Cookies', 'Hearts of Winter', 'A Harvest Wedding', and 'Pearl in Paradise', is mostly seen playing smart and witty characters for the screen.

 

In 2004, she was ranked at number 90 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2004.

 

 

10. Kimberley Sustad

 

Kimberley Sustad

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 27, 1988
Place of Birth Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Height 178 centimeters
Debut Year 2011
Debut Film Thunderballs

 

A native of Canada, Kimberley Sustad has been a part of more than ten Hallmark movies ever since she was first seen in the 2012 feature, titled 'A Bride for Christmas.' 

 

Soon after, the actress was seen playing a significant role in holiday features such as 'The Nine Lives of Christmas' and 'The Nine Kittens of Christmas.' Kimberley Sustad has made her presence felt in several movie franchises for the network.

 

Some of her top movies are 'Sense, Sensibility & Snowman', 'A Godwink Christmas', 'Christmas by Starlight', 'Wedding Every Weekend', and 'The Nine Kittens of Christmas' among others.

 

 

9. Holly Elizabeth Robinson Peete

 

Holly Elizabeth Robinson Peete

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 18, 1964
Place of Birth Mount Airy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Height 165 centimeters
Debut Year 1969
Debut TV Show Sesame Street

 

Holly Elizabeth Robinson Peete, who was seen in the television show titled 'Sesame Street' at the tender age of five, played a supporting role in the 2015 feature titled, 'Angel of Christmas.' 

 

Mostly seen portraying hard-working women on celluloid, the actress has made a name for herself by appearing in titles such as 'A Family Christmas', 'The Christmas Doctor', the 'Morning Show Mysteries', and the 'Christmas in Evergreen' franchises, respectively.

 

 

8. Ashley Williams Dodson

 

Ashley Williams Dodson

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth November 12, 1978
Place of Birth Westchester County, New York, United States of America
Height 170 centimeters
Debut Year 1993
Debut Film Indian Summer

 

The New York native managed to make an impression with her Hallmark debut in a Halloween-themed feature, titled 'October Kiss.' The 'Christmas in Evergreen' franchise star has appeared in more than ten films for the channel so far and they are all in sync with the seasonal mood.

 

Aside from the aforementioned title, she has also been a part of a few other Christmas-themed movies including 'Northern Light of Christmas', 'Sister Swap: A Hometown Holiday', 'Never Kiss a Man in a Christmas Sweater', and 'Sister Swap: Christmas in the City', respectively.

 

 

7. Bethany Joy Lenz

 

Bethany Joy Lenz

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 2, 1981
Place of Birth Hollywood, Florida, United States of America
Height 163 centimeters
Debut Year 1992
Debut Film Psalty's Salvation Celebration

 

Popular for her portrayal of Haley James Scott on the television drama titled 'One Tree Hill', Bethany Joy Lenz has been a regular on the Hallmark network ever since her debut for the channel in the 2012 holiday feature, 'The Christmas Secret.' 

 

In addition to her holiday credits, she has also been a part of hits such as 'A Valentine's Match' and 'Bottled With Love', respectively.

 

Most recently, she was seen sharing the screen with actor Tyler Hynes in another Christmas-themed feature, titled 'An Unexpected Christmas.' 

 

Bethany Joy Lenz, who is mostly seen playing strong and independent women, has also been a part of titles such as 'Christmas Secret', 'Just My Type', 'Royal Matchmaker', and 'Five Star Christmas' among others.

 

 

6. Erin Krakow

 

Erin Krakow

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 5, 1984
Place of Birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Height 175 centimeters
Debut Year 2010
Debut TV Show Army Wives

 

A native of Pennsylvania, Erin Krakow cemented her place as a Hallmark staple after having appeared in 'When Calls the Heart.' It was not surprising then that the actress also featured in two films for Hallmark the very same year.

 

She was seen in 'Chance at Romance' and a holiday film called 'A Cookie Cutter Christmas', respectively.

 

However, her most prominent role has been that of Miranda Chester for the 'Father Christmas' trilogy of films.

 

Even though Erin Krakow's characters come across as reticent at first, they are actually quite fierce.

 

Some of her top films include 'Marrying Father Christmas', 'A Summer Romance', 'Sense, Sensibility & Snowmen', 'Finding Father Christmas', and 'It Was Always You.'

 

 

5. Alison Ann Sweeney

 

Alison Ann Sweeney

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 19, 1976
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Height 165 centimeters
Debut Year 1984
Debut TV Show Simon & Simon

 

The 'Second Chance' actress has successfully cemented her place as one of the biggest stars working for the Hallmark network today.

 

The 'Murder, She Baked' movie mystery films and 'Sweet Revenge: A Hannah Swensen Mystery' are only a testament to the aforementioned statement.

 

Alison Ann Sweeney has also featured in flicks such as 'Good Morning Christmas!', 'The Irresistible Blueberry Farm', 'The Chronicles Mysteries: Vines That Bind', 'Time for You to Come Home for Christmas', and 'Open by Christmas' among others.

 

She is generally seen playing characters that have a heart of gold.

 

 

4. Danica Mae McKellar

 

Danica Mae McKellar

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth January 3, 1975
Place of Birth La Jolla, California, United States of America
Height 163 centimeters
Debut Year 1985
Debut TV Show The Twilight Zone

 

Danica Mae McKellar, who is popular for playing Winnie Cooper in the television series 'The Wonder Years', has been appearing for Hallmark Channel since the 2015 feature, titled 'Perfect Match.' 

 

That very year itself, she appeared in her first-holiday movie called 'Crown for Christmas.' That being said, she later started playing the role of Angie Dove in the 'Matchmaker Mysteries' series.

 

The characters that Danica Mae McKellar plays are often ready for anything that comes their way.

 

The actress has starred in films such as 'Campfire Kiss', 'Very, very, Valentine', 'Crown for Christmas', 'Love and Sunshine', 'Love in Design', 'Christmas She Wrote', and 'Christmas at Dollywood' among others.

 

 

3. Jennifer Lilley

 

Jennifer Lilley

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 4, 1984
Place of Birth Roanoke, Virginia, United States of America
Height 157 centimeters
Debut Year 2007
Debut TV Show Hannah Montana

 

'The Spirit of Christmas' actor had made her debut for the Hallmark network in a feature titled 'A Dash of Love.'

 

Since then, Jennifer Lilley has managed to star in more than ten movies for the channel, including in the holiday favorites such as 'USS Christmas' and 'Mingle All the Way.' 

 

The actress has also made her presence felt in popular movies such as 'Eat, Pray, Love', 'A Dash of Love', 'Harvest Love', 'Yes, I Do', 'Winter Love Story', 'Snow Kissed', 'Royally Wrapped for Christmas', and 'Paris, Wine and Romance' among others.

 

Jennifer Lilley is seen playing sweet and underestimated characters for the network. This inspires the fans to root for the characters that she portrays.

 

 

2. Lacey Chabert

 

Lacey Chabert

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 30, 1982
Place of Birth Purvis, Mississippi, United States of America
Height 157 centimeters
Debut Year 1991
Debut Film A Little Piece of Heaven

 

Lacey Chabert is one of Hallmark Channels' most popular stars. She debuted for the network in the 2010 feature, titled 'Elevator Girl.'

 

Within two years of her debut for the channel, she got the opportunity to feature in her maiden holiday feature called 'Matchmaker Santa.'  

 

Lacey Chabert, who is often seen playing lovable and adventurous characters, has appeared in titles such as 'Love, Romance & Chocolate', 'Winter in Vail', 'All of My Heart: Inn Love', 'Christmas in Rome', 'A Royal Christmas', 'My Secret Valentine', 'Christmas at Castle Hart', and 'The Crossword Mysteries' series.

 

Some of these films are set in different parts of the world. Lacey Chabert, who has also lent her voice to a number of popular characters, has been a part of the 'All of my Heart' trilogy as well.

 

 

1. Candace Cameron Bure

 

Candace Cameron Bure

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 6, 1976
Place of Birth Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Height 157 centimeters
Debut Year 1983
Debut TV Show Alice

 

Popular for the television show 'Full House', Candace Cameron Bure has been called the "Queen of Christmas" for having appeared in several endearing Christmas features for Hallmark.

 

Her first movie for the network was titled 'Moonlight & Mistletoe.' Ever since the release of the feature, she has become one of the most prominent female faces for Hallmark Channel.

 

Candace Cameron Bure has starred in movies 'Like It Snow', 'Christmas Under Wraps', 'A Christmas Detour', 'Christmas Town', 'If I Only Had Christmas', 'Puppy Love', and 'A Shoe Addict’s Christmas.' In addition, she has featured as the leading lady in the 'Aurora Teagarden Mysteries' movies.

 

That said, Candace Cameron Bure is mostly seen playing characters that are inquisitive and full of personality and heart.

 

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