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The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses

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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  • Christmas In Homestead, One Winter Weekend
    6,844
    2,686

    Age37

    BirthplaceArlington, Texas, USA

    Taylor Cole (born April 29, 1984) is an American actress and former fashion model.  ...more
  • Christmas Cookies, A Harvest Wedding
    7,442
    3,381

    Age43

    BirthplaceWinston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

    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 to  ...more
  • Valentine Ever After, Season for Love
    5,486
    4,067

    Age41

    BirthplaceLa Jolla, California, USA

    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 ABC's  ...more
  • A Dash Of Love, Harvest Love
    4,392
    3,250

    Age37

    BirthplaceRoanoke, Virginia, USA

    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 Kirsten  ...more
  • A Dream of Christmas, The Perfect Catch
    3,887
    2,868

    Age42

    BirthplaceWaycross, Georgia, United States of America

    Ashlee Nicole "Nikki" DeLoach (born September 9, 1979) is an American actress and singer.  ...more
  • The Sweetest Christmas, My Secret Valentine
    3,923
    2,908

    Age39

    BirthplacePurvis, Mississippi, USA

    Lacey Nicole Chabert (; born September 30, 1982) is an American actress, voice actress, and singer. Chabert landed one of her first roles playing Erica Kane's daughter on All My Children. She was  ...more
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    Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti

    One Tree Hill, Bring It On Again
    3,408
    2,536

    Age40

    BirthplaceUSA, 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 James  ...more
  • Sanctuary, Hunt to Kill
    3,199
    2,372

    Age37

    BirthplaceCopenhagen, 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
  • The Christmas Cottage, A Royal Winter
    3,260
    2,428

    Age31

    BirthplaceWhistler, British Columbia, Canada

    Merritt Patterson is an actress.  ...more
  • The Perfect Bride, Wedding of Dreams
    2,734
    2,045

    Age42

    BirthplaceCreston, British Columbia, Canada

    Pascale Hutton (born June 14, 1979) is a Canadian actress. She was born in Creston, British Columbia. Hutton attended the conservatory acting program at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.  ...more
  • Apparition, Snow Bride
    4,253
    3,388

    Age36

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    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 television  ...more
  • The Uninvited, Band Camp
    3,577
    2,867

    Age36

    BirthplaceUSA, Winter Park, Florida

    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
  • Unleashing Mr. Darcy, Marrying Mr. Darcy
    2,953
    2,329

    Age38

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Cindy Busby is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her role as Ashley Stanton on Heartland.  ...more
  • Falling For Vermont, The Sweetest Heart
    3,026
    2,466

    Age40

    BirthplaceLanús, 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 drama series  ...more
  • Royal Matchmaker, Love on Safari
    3,449
    2,857

    Age31

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Brittany Bristow is an actress.  ...more
  • Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2, Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva la Fiesta!
    2,043
    1,620

    Age42

    BirthplaceStafford, Virginia, USA

    Erin Jessica Cahill (born January 4, 1980) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Jen Scotts in Power Rangers Time Force, Ted Mosby's sister, Heather, in How I Met Your Mother,  ...more
  • Days of Our Lives, The Biggest Loser
    2,227
    1,780

    Age45

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Alison Ann Sweeney (born September 19, 1976) is an American actress, reality show host, director and author. Sweeney is best known for her portrayal of Samantha "Sami" Brady on the NBC soap opera  ...more
  • Dawn of the Dead, Wrong Turn
    2,476
    2,016

    Age42

    BirthplaceOakville, Canada

    Lindy Booth (born April 2, 1979) is a Canadian actress. She played Riley Grant on the Disney Channel series The Famous Jett Jackson (and Agent Hawk in the show-within-a-show Silverstone) and Claudia  ...more
  • Royal New Year's Eve, The Birthday Wish
    2,768
    2,294

    Age36

    BirthplaceSkokie, 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 in Falling Skies  ...more
  • Battlestar Galactica, Green Lantern: First Flight
    2,611
    2,162

    Age47

    BirthplaceDonalda, Alberta, Canada

    Tricia Janine Helfer (born April 11, 1974) is a Canadian actress, voice actress and former model. She is best known for playing the Cylon model Number Six in Ronald D. Moore's re-imagined Battlestar  ...more
  • A December Bride, Christmas At Pemberly Manor
    3,018
    2,551

    Age33

    BirthplaceVancouver, British Columbia, 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 in  ...more
  • John Wick, Legend of the Seeker
    2,879
    2,475

    Age39

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    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 White  ...more
  • Dexter, Rambo
    2,616
    2,233

    Age49

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

    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 she  ...more
  • Christmas Next Door, Tulips In Spring
    2,689
    2,303

    Age41

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    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, as  ...more
  • The Mentalist, Friday the 13th
    2,929
    2,537

    Age38

    BirthplaceSt. 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 Colony.  ...more