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The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses

Updated December 26, 2019 585.2k votes 12.6k voters 79.1k views163 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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    Taylor Cole

    Christmas In Homestead, One Winter Weekend

    Age37

    BirthplaceArlington, Texas, United States of America

    Taylor Cole (born April 29, 1984) is an American actress and former fashion model....  more
  • 2
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    3,256

    Jill Wagner

    Christmas Cookies, A Harvest Wedding

    Age42

    BirthplaceWinston-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 to...  more
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    2,885

    Lacey Chabert

    The Sweetest Christmas, My Secret Valentine

    Age38

    BirthplacePurvis, Mississippi, United States of America

    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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    4,365
    3,254

    Jen Lilley

    A Dash Of Love, Harvest Love

    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
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    4,177

    Autumn Reeser

    Valentine Ever After, Season for Love

    Age40

    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
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    2,740
    2,034

    Pascale Hutton

    The Perfect Bride, Wedding of Dreams

    Age42

    BirthplaceCanada, Creston

    Alternative NamePascal Hutton

    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
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    Nikki DeLoach

    A Dream of Christmas, The Perfect Catch

    Age41

    BirthplaceWaycross, Georgia, USA

    Alternative NameNikki Deloach

    Ashlee Nicole "Nikki" DeLoach (born September 9, 1979) is an American actress and singer....  more
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    3,394
    2,550

    Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti

    One Tree Hill, Bring It On Again

    Age40

    BirthplaceHollywood, Florida, United States of America

    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
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    Cindy Busby

    Unleashing Mr. Darcy, Marrying Mr. Darcy

    Age38

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Cindy Busby is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her role as Ashley Stanton on Heartland....  more
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    2,205
    1,694

    Alison Sweeney

    Days of Our Lives, The Biggest Loser

    Age44

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Alternative NameAlison Jane Sweeney, Alison Ann Sweeney

    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
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    3,185
    2,468

    Emilie Ullerup

    Sanctuary, Hunt to Kill

    Age36

    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
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    3,251
    2,558

    Merritt Patterson

    The Christmas Cottage, A Royal Winter

    Age30

    BirthplaceWhistler, British Columbia, Canada

    Merritt Patterson is an actress....  more
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    4,332
    3,509

    Katrina Law

    Apparition, Snow Bride

    Age35

    BirthplaceDeptford 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 television...  more
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    Julie Gonzalo

    Falling For Vermont, The Sweetest Heart

    Age39

    BirthplaceLanús, Buenos Aires, 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
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    Arielle Kebbel

    The Uninvited, Band Camp

    Age36

    BirthplaceWinter Park, Florida, USA

    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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    2,507
    2,036

    Lindy Booth

    Dawn of the Dead, Wrong Turn

    Age42

    BirthplaceCanada, Oakville

    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
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    2,845
    2,334

    Jessy Schram

    Royal New Year's Eve, The Birthday Wish

    Age35

    BirthplaceSkokie, Illinois, USA

    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
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    1,635

    Erin Cahill

    Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2, Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva la Fiesta!

    Age41

    BirthplaceStafford, USA, Virginia

    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
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    3,092
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    Jessica Lowndes

    A December Bride, Christmas At Pemberly Manor

    Age32

    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
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    Fiona Gubelmann

    Christmas Next Door, Tulips In Spring

    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
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    2,637
    2,203

    Tricia Helfer

    Battlestar Galactica, Green Lantern: First Flight

    Age47

    BirthplaceDonalda, 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
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    2,238

    Julie Benz

    Dexter, Rambo

    Age49

    BirthplacePittsburgh, 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 she...  more
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    Rachael Leigh Cook

    Frozen in Love, Autumn In The Vinyard

    Age41

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

    Alternative NameRachael Gillies, Rachel Leigh Cook

    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 Pussycats...  more
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    Brittany Bristow

    Royal Matchmaker, Love on Safari

    Age31

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Brittany Bristow is an actress....  more
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    Alicia Witt

    Christmas List, The Mistletoe Inn

    Age45

    BirthplaceWorcester, Massachusetts, USA

    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 Alia...  more