Actresses

The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses 

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Updated December 26, 2019 227.2k votes 6.2k voters 39.5k views 163 items

They're the stars, the moms, the sisters, and the best friends. These Hallmark Channel actresses bring Hallmark Channel Original Movies to life. Their characters always have interesting jobs or are at an interesting point in their lives and these actresses not only sell us on it, but they also enthrall us for an hour and a half and sell us on the happy ending.

There are some big names who have acted in Hallmark Channel movies, like Carrie Fisher and Meghan Markle. Anne Heche has been in two Hallmark Christmas movies. Other actors have been in multiple Hallmark movies. Danica McKellar has been in eight Hallmark Movies and even Alicia Witt has been in six.

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

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Jill Wagner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Christmas Cookies, A Harvest Wedding, Pearl In Paradise

Age: 40

Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

Jill Suzanne Wagner (born January 13, 1979) is an American film and television actress, model, and game show personality. She was a co-host for the ABC comic competition show Wipeout from 2008 ...more
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Taylor Cole is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Christmas In Homestead, One Winter Weekend, Appetite for Love

Age: 34

Birthplace: Arlington, Texas, USA

Taylor Cole (born April 29, 1984) is an American actress and former fashion model.
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Autumn Reeser is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Valentine Ever After, Season for Love, A Country Wedding

Age: 38

Birthplace: La Jolla, San Diego, California, United States of America

Autumn Reeser (born September 21, 1980) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Taylor Townsend on the Fox series The O.C., Lizzie Grant on HBO's Entourage, Katie Andrews on ...more
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Brittany Bristow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Royal Matchmaker, Love on Safari, Christmas At The Palace

Age: 29

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Brittany Bristow is an actress.
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Katrina Law is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Apparition, Snow Bride, 12 Gifts of Christmas

Age: 33

Birthplace: Deptford Township, New Jersey, United States of America

Katrina Law is an American actress. She is known for playing the roles of Mira in the Starz television series, Spartacus: Blood and Sand and Spartacus: Vengeance, Nyssa al Ghul on The CW ...more
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Jen Lilley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
A Dash Of Love, Harvest Love, Mingle All The Way

Age: 34

Birthplace: Roanoke, Virginia, United States of America

Jen Lilley is an American actress and singer. She played a supporting role in the hit film The Artist and portrayed Maxie Jones on the ABC soap opera General Hospital, as a replacement for ...more
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Arielle Kebbel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
The Uninvited, Band Camp, John Tucker Must Die

Age: 34

Birthplace: Winter Park, Florida, United States of America

Arielle Caroline Kebbel (born February 19, 1985) is an American model and actress. She is known for her television roles on The Vampire Diaries, Life Unexpected, 90210, Gilmore Girls, UnREAL, ...more
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Nikki DeLoach is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
A Dream of Christmas, The Perfect Catch, Christmas Land

Age: 39

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Waycross

Ashlee Nicole "Nikki" DeLoach (born September 9, 1979) is an American actress and singer.
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Rachael Leigh Cook is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Frozen in Love, Autumn In The Vinyard, Summer Love

Age: 39

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Rachael Leigh Cook (born October 4, 1979) is an American actress, model, voice artist, and producer, who is best known for her starring role in films She's All That (1999), Josie and the ...more
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Julie Gonzalo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Falling For Vermont, The Sweetest Heart, Pumpkin Pie Wars

Age: 37

Birthplace: Lanús, Argentina

Julieta Susana "Julie" Gonzalo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈʝuli ɣonˈsalo]; born September 9, 1981) is an Argentine actress and producer. She starred as Pamela Rebecca Barnes in the TNT ...more
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Lori Loughlin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Every Christmas Has a Story, A Soldier's Love Story, Garage Sale Mystery

Age: 54

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Lori Anne Loughlin (; born July 28, 1964) is an American actress, model, and producer. She is known for her role as Rebecca Donaldson-Katsopolis on the ABC sitcom Full House (1988–1995) and its ...more
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Alicia Witt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Christmas List, The Mistletoe Inn, A Very Merry Mix-Up

Age: 43

Birthplace: USA, Massachusetts, Worcester

Alicia Roanne Witt (born August 21, 1975) is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and pianist. She first came to fame as a child actress after being discovered by David Lynch, who cast her as ...more
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Emilie Ullerup is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Sanctuary, Hunt to Kill, A Little Bit Zombie

Age: 34

Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Emilie Ullerup (born 27 October 1984) is a Danish actress. She is best known for playing Ashley Magnus on the television series Sanctuary and Bree O'Brien on the Hallmark Channel drama series ...more
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Bridget Regan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
John Wick, Legend of the Seeker, Sex and the City

Age: 37

Birthplace: USA, California

Bridget Catherine Regan (born February 3, 1982) is an American actress known for portrayals such as Kahlan Amnell in the television series Legend of the Seeker, Rebecca Lowe/Rachel Turner in ...more
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Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeott... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti One Tree Hill, Bring It On Again, Thinner

Age: 37

Birthplace: USA, Florida, Hollywood

Bethany Joy Lenz (formerly Galeotti; born April 2, 1981), also known as Joie Lenz and Joy Lenz, is an American actress, singer-songwriter and filmmaker. She is known for her portrayal of Haley ...more
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Amanda Righetti is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
The Mentalist, Friday the 13th, Captain America: The First Avenger

Age: 35

Birthplace: St. George, Utah, United States of America

Amanda Elizabeth Righetti (born April 4, 1983) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Grace Van Pelt on The Mentalist, as well as her roles in Friday the 13th, The O.C. and
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Jana Kramer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Click, One Tree Hill, Prom Night

Age: 35

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Jana Rae Kramer (born December 2, 1983) is an country music singer and actress. She is known for her role as Alex Dupre on the television series One Tree Hill. Kramer began her musical career in ...more
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Jessica Lowndes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
A December Bride, Christmas At Pemberly Manor, Merry Matrimony

Age: 30

Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Jessica Lowndes (; born November 8, 1988) is a Canadian actress and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her roles as Adrianna Tate-Duncan on The CW teen drama series 90210 and for appearing ...more
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Andrea Brooks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Geek Charming, Devil's Diary

Age: 29

Birthplace: Brantford, Canada

Andrea Brooks is an actress.
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Jessy Schram is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Royal New Year's Eve, The Birthday Wish, Harvest Moon

Age: 33

Birthplace: Skokie, Illinois, United States of America

Jessica "Jessy" Schram (born January 15, 1986) is an American actress and model. Her most notable roles include Hannah Griffith in Veronica Mars, Rachel Seybolt in Life, Karen Nadler ...more
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Shenae Grimes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
90210, Scream 4, Degrassi: The Next Generation

Age: 29

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Shenae Grimes-Beech (; born October 24, 1989), previously credited as Shenae Grimes, is a Canadian actress. She portrayed Annie Wilson on 90210, a spin-off of Beverly Hills, 90210. Prior to ...more
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Julie Benz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Dexter, Rambo, Saw V

Age: 46

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Julie Marie Benz (born May 1, 1972) is an American actress, known for her roles as Darla on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel (1997–2004), and as Rita Bennett on Dexter (2006–2010), for which ...more
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Ali Liebert is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Apollo 18, Harper's Island, Year of the Carnivore

Age: 37

Birthplace: Surrey, Canada

Ali Liebert is an actress.
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Erika Christensen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Parenthood, Flightplan, The Upside of Anger

Age: 36

Birthplace: USA, Washington, Seattle

Erika Jane Christensen (born August 19, 1982) is an American actress and singer whose filmography includes roles in Traffic (2000), Swimfan (2002), The Banger Sisters (2002), The Perfect Score ...more
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Fiona Gubelmann is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Christmas Next Door, Tulips In Spring, Royally Ever After

Age: 38

Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America

Fiona Victoria Gubelmann is an American actress. A native of California, she has appeared in a number of single-episode roles in television, including CSI: NY, My Name Is Earl and Knight Rider, ...more