Which Actress Has Appeared in the Most Hallmark Channel Movies?
Small towns, meet cutes, and romance. When you sit down to watch a Hallmark movie, you know what you’re going to get — and that’s part of the appeal. Hallmark movies don’t have jarring plot twists that will leave you yelling at the TV. They play out in exactly the way you’d expect, and a happy ending is guaranteed every time.
Even the actors who appear in Hallmark’s made-for-TV movies are reliably familiar, since the channel has a tendency to cast the same people again and again. Tune in and you probably won’t have to watch too long before you see a familiar face like Lacey Chabert or Candace Cameron Bure. But which actress has appeared in the most Hallmark movies? We’ve pulled together this list to determine who the true queen of the Hallmark Channel really is.
Total Hallmark movies: 8
The O.C. alum Autumn Reese has starred in eight Hallmark Channel movies since 2012, starting with Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade. Her most recent movie for the network was Love on the Menu, which aired in February 2019.
Total Hallmark movies: 9
Math wiz and Wonder Years actress Danica McKellar has been in seven Hallmark Channel movies and one for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Her most recent was the 2018 holiday movie Christmas at Grand Valley.
Total Hallmark movies: 15
Lacey Chabert is a Hallmark Channel fixture, having starred in 15 movies for the network. And she keeps adding to her total. She’ll star in her eighth Christmas movie later this year, Christmas in Rome. Plus, the first installment in her new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries series, Crossword Mysteries: A Puzzle to Die For, premiered in March, and three more movies are planned for later in 2019.
Candace Cameron Bure
Total Hallmark movies: 18
Some people might know her as DJ Tanner from Full House, but Candace Cameron Bure has been at home on the Hallmark Channel for years. She starred in 18 movies for the network, including seven Christmas movies and nine movies in the Aurora Teagarden series on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. One more Christmas movie and three more mystery films will premiere later this year.
Total Hallmark movies: 23
Kellie Martin has starred in nearly two dozen Hallmark films since she first appeared in Mystery Woman in 2003. That became the first in a series of 11 films. Since 2016, she’s been in nine Hailey Dean Mysteries on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Plus, she starred in movies like Smooch and I Married Who?
Total Hallmark movies: 24
The network may have kicked her to the curb because of her alleged involved in a college admissions bribery scandal, but before she was fired, Lori Loughlin was the queen of the Hallmark networks. She appeared in 15 installments of Garage Sale Mysteries, as well as holiday movies like Homegrown Christmas and Northpole: Open for Christmas. Plus, she starred in the original When Calls the Heart TV film, the show’s four movie-length Christmas specials, and the ongoing series.
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