Sometimes, an actor can have a hugely successful run on television or film and then seemingly disappear from Hollywood. Stardom is fickle and so is show business, but luckily for many stars and us, too , they get a new chance at a career via made-for-TV movies. Hallmark has made some of our favorite films, and the network continues to put out an enormous number of them especially Christmas movies year after year. Because these films are safe -- meaning they revolve around happy themes, love stories, and only mildly tragic events -- we're more than happy to hunker down and binge watch!
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It's been a stressful year, but at least you can count on Hallmark, Lifetime, and Netflix to come through with the holiday cheer. After all, what's more relaxing than watching an overworked woman fall in love with a Christmas tree farmer? So decompress with all of our delightful holiday content right here.
When the Hallmark Channel comes to mind, the usual mental imagery pops up of romance stories, Christmas movies, and the familiar stars that appear in projects over and over again. The network seemingly prides itself on being a cheerful, family-friendly space free from the drama that stems from more colorful networks, or perhaps Hallmark is simply better at sweeping many of its scandals under an oh-so-stylish tree skirt. A closer look reveals that holiday movies are not the network's only specialty. The Hallmark Channel and its parent company, Crown Media, have starred in numerous scandals involving shows, stars, and policies. The truth is, underneath all those feel-good rom-coms, smiling faces, and perfectly appointed decors, Hallmark has its fair share of dirty laundry. From fraud and money laundering charges to dramatic lawsuits to accusations of intentionally avoiding diversity, these are the biggest scandals to hit the Hallmark Channel.
They're the stars, the moms, the sisters, and the best friends. 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. Anne Heche has been in two Hallmark Christmas movies. Other actors have been in multiple Hallmark movies. Check out this list of the best Hallmark actresses and vote up the women who make the movies worthwhile. Age: Birthplace: Toronto, Canada. Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark. Birthplace: USA, California. Birthplace: St.