Actresses

The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses 

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Updated December 26, 2019 313k votes 8.1k voters 46.8k 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: USA, North Carolina, Winston-Salem

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, United States of America

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: USA, California, San Diego, La Jolla

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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Katrina Law is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Ali Liebert is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Arielle Kebbel is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Erin Cahill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2, Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva la Fiesta!, Power Rangers

Age: 39

Birthplace: Stafford, 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 ...more
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Tricia Helfer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Battlestar Galactica, Green Lantern: First Flight, Battlestar Galactica: Razor

Age: 44

Birthplace: Donalda, 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 ...more
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Jessica Lowndes is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Amanda Righetti is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Julie Benz is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Maggie Lawson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Psych, Pleasantville, Cleaner

Age: 38

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Margaret Cassidy "Maggie" Lawson (born August 12, 1980) is an American actress who is best known for her role as Detective Juliet "Jules" O'Hara in the TV show Psych. From ...more
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Summer Glau is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Serenity, Superman/Batman: Apocalypse

Age: 37

Birthplace: Texas, USA, San Antonio

Summer Lyn Glau (; born July 24, 1981) is an American actress best known for her roles in science fiction and fantasy television series; as River Tam in Firefly (2002) and its continuation film ...more
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Beau Garrett is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Tron: Legacy, Made of Honor

Age: 36

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California, Beverly Hills

Beau Jesse Garrett (born December 28, 1982) is an American actress and model. She began her career appearing in GUESS advertisements in the late 1990s after being discovered by an Elite modeling ...more
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Emily Kinney is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
It's Complicated, Love on the Sidelines, Concussion

Age: 33

Birthplace: Wayne, Nebraska, United States of America

Emily Rebecca Kinney is an American actress and recording artist. She is best known for her role as Beth Greene in the AMC television series The Walking Dead and for playing Emily on The Big C.
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Pascale Hutton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
The Perfect Bride, Wedding of Dreams, When Calls The Heart Christmas

Age: 39

Birthplace: Canada, Creston

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.
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Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeott... is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Amy Acker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Angel, Person of Interest, The Cabin in the Woods

Age: 42

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Amy Louise Acker (born December 5, 1976) is an American actress. She is best known for starring as Winifred Burkle and Illyria on the supernatural drama series Angel (2001–2004), as Kelly Peyton ...more
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Jen Lilley is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Shantel VanSanten is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
One Tree Hill, Final Destination, You and I

Age: 33

Birthplace: Luverne, Minnesota, United States of America

Shantel VanSanten (born July 25, 1985) is an American model and actress. As a model, she has been featured in the magazines Teen Vogue and Seventeen. On television, she played the role of Quinn ...more
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Lori Loughlin is listed (or ranked) 21 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, USA, New York

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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Erika Christensen is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Julie Gonzalo is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Michelle Harrison is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Capote, Paycheck, 40 Days and 40 Nights

Age: 43

Birthplace: Puyallup, Washington, United States of America

Michelle Harrison is an actress and singer.
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Jessy Schram is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses
Royal New Year's Eve, The Birthday Wish, Harvest Moon

Age: 33

Birthplace: Skokie, USA, Illinois

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