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The Best Hallmark Channel Actors 

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Updated December 26, 2019 207.2k votes 15.3k voters 83.5k views 146 items

List Rules Vote up the best actors in Hallmark Channel movies.

They're the love interests, caring fathers, and grumpy neighbors. These Hallmark Channel actors add the romantic spark or emotional support to Hallmark Channel Original Movies. Even though they aren't always the main character, they're an important part of the cast and often a very important part of the story.

There are some big names who have acted in Hallmark Channel movies, like Luke Perry and Dean Cain. Other actors have been in multiple Hallmark movies. James Denton is a regular cast member on the Good Witch movie series and David Alpay has been in multiple Hallmark Christmas movies.

Check out this list of the best Hallmark actors and vote up the guys who make the movies worthwhile.

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Daniel Lissing is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
A December Bride, Christmas in Love, When Calls the Heart Christmas

Age: 37

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Daniel Lissing is an actor.
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Trevor Donovan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
90210, Surrogates, Savages

Age: 40

Birthplace: USA, California, Bishop

Trevor Donovan (born Trevor Donovan Neubauer on October 11, 1980) is an American model and actor. He is known for his fan favorite role as Teddy Montgomery on the international hit teen drama ...more
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Kristoffer Polaha is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Pearl In Paradise, Dater's Handbook

Age: 42

Birthplace: Reno, Nevada, United States of America

Kristoffer Jon Polaha (born February 18, 1977) is an American film and television actor. He is best known for his roles as Jason Matthews in North Shore, Nathaniel "Baze" Bazile in ...more
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Victor Webster is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
A Harvest Wedding, Love Blossoms, Summer Villa

Age: 46

Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

Victor Webster (born February 7, 1973) is a Canadian actor. He is known for being the second actor to play Nicholas Alamain on the NBC daytime soap Days of Our Lives from 1999-2000, the mutant ...more
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Chris McNally is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Another Cinderella Story
Chris McNally appeared in the 2008 film Another Cinderella Story.
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Ryan Paevey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Unleashing Mr. Darcy, Marrying Mr. Darcy, Harvest Love

Age: 34

Birthplace: Torrance, California, United States of America

Ryan Paevey is an American actor and model best known for his contract role as Nathan West on the ABC Daytime soap opera General Hospital.
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Brendan Penny is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
A Dash Of Love, Autumn In the Vineyard, 'Tis The Season For Love

Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada

Brendan James Penny (born November 9, 1978) is a Canadian film and television actor who first became well known to TV audiences as A.J. Varland in the first season of Whistler that aired in ...more
8
Andrew Walker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, The Score

Age: 39

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Andrew William Walker (born June 9, 1979) is a Canadian actor and film producer. He made his film debut in Laserhawk (1997), followed by roles in American television series such as Maybe It's ...more
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Wes Brown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
We Are Marshall, Glory Road, Deception

Age: 39

Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America

James Wesley "Wes" Brown is an American actor.
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Jesse Metcalfe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Christmas Next Door, A Country Wedding, Fairfield Road

Age: 40

Birthplace: Carmel Valley, California, United States of America

Jesse Eden Metcalfe (born December 9, 1978) is an American actor and musician. Metcalfe is known for his portrayal of John Rowland on Desperate Housewives. Metcalfe has also had notable roles on ...more
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Paul Greene is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Paul Greene A Wish for Christmas, Campfire Kiss, Anything For Love

Age: 44

Birthplace: Wetaskiwin, Canada

Paul Greene (born June 2, 1974 in Wetaskiwin, Alberta) is a Canadian actor.
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Luke Macfarlane is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Luke Macfarlane The Mistletoe Promise, The Birthday Wish, A Shoe Addict's Christmas

Age: 39

Birthplace: London, Canada

Thomas Luke Macfarlane (born January 19, 1980) is a Canadian actor and singer. He is known for playing Scotty Wandell on the ABC television drama Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011) and RAC Agent ...more
13
Cameron Mathison is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
A Summer To Remember, At Home In Mitford, The Christmas Ornament

Age: 49

Birthplace: Sarnia, Canada

Cameron Arthur Mathison (born August 25, 1969) is a Canadian-American actor and television host. From 1997 to 2011, he played the role of Ryan Lavery on All My Children.
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Tyler Hynes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Immortals, The Other Me, Mom at Sixteen

Age: 32

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Tyler Jeffrey Hynes (born May 6, 1986) is a Canadian actor and filmmaker.
15
Marc Blucas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, We Were Soldiers

Age: 47

Birthplace: Butler, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Marcus Paul Blucas (born January 11, 1972) is an American actor, known for playing Riley Finn in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Matthew Donnelly in Necessary Roughness and recently, abolitionist John ...more
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Sam Heughan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Outlander, A Princess for Christmas, First Light

Age: 38

Birthplace: New Galloway, United Kingdom

Sam Heughan (; born 30 April 1980) is a Scottish actor, best known for his acclaimed role as Jamie Fraser in the Starz series Outlander, for which he has received four nominations for the Saturn ...more
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Tom Selleck is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise

Age: 74

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

Thomas William Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor, film producer, and California Army National Guard veteran. He is most known for starring as private investigator Thomas ...more
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Samuel Page is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Royal New Year's Eve, Walking The Dog, All Things Valentine

Age: 42

Birthplace: Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, United States of America

Samuel Page (born Samuel L. Elliott; November 5, 1976) is an American actor. He has appeared on popular television shows, such as Mad Men, Desperate Housewives, House of Cards, Switched at ...more
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Christopher Russell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Love Unleashed

Age: 36

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Christopher Russell is an actor.
20
Jesse Hutch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Freddy vs. Jason, The Butterfly Effect, The Tooth Fairy

Age: 38

Birthplace: Alberta, Canada

Jesse Hutch (born February 12, 1981) is a Canadian-born film and television actor. He spends his time travelling between the USA and Canada. He worked on the television show American Dreams as ...more
21
Michael Rady is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Christmas In Homestead, Christmas At Pemberly Manor, Cloudy With A Chance Of Love

Age: 37

Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Michael Rady (born August 20, 1981) is an American actor.
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Chad Michael Murray is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
One Tree Hill, House of Wax, A Cinderella Story

Age: 37

Birthplace: Area code 716, Buffalo–Niagara Falls metropolitan area, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

Chad Michael Murray (born August 24, 1981) is an American actor, spokesperson, writer and former fashion model. He is best known for playing Lucas Scott in The WB/CW drama series One Tree Hill ...more
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Brennan Elliott is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
All of My Heart, Love You Like Christmas, A Christmas Melody

Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

Brennan Elliott (born March 24, 1975) is a Canadian actor, best known for his role as Dr. Nick Biancavilla in the Lifetime medical drama series, Strong Medicine (2000-2004). Elliott later had ...more
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Kevin McGarry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Saw VII
Kevin McGarry is an actor.
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Niall Matter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actors
Niall Matter Frozen In Love, Stop The Wedding!, Love At First Dance

Age: 38

Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada

Niall Matter ( NYLE MAY-tər; born October 20, 1980) is a Canadian-American actor. Following recovery from a serious accident sustained whilst working on an oil rig, Matter chose to pursue a ...more