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Hallmark Actor: Chris McNally

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Chris McNally, also known as Christopher McNally, was born on November 8, 1988 in North Vancouver, British Columbia. He attended Argyle Secondary School in North Vancouver. After graduating, Chris trained at Railtown Actors Studio.

Chris McNally's Acting Career

The Canadian-born actor started his acting career in 2005. That means he has been acting for 17 years, exactly half of his life. He has over 30 on-screen credits. However, he is mostly known for his leading role as Lucas Bouchard in the Hallmark television series When Calls the Heart which is now in its ninth season. Since 2019, the Vancouver home for the production is like home to the star.

Chris is so talented that he has appeared as different characters in the same television series. In Supernatural which aired on the WB network from 2005 to 2020, Chris appeared in two episodes as different characters: one in 2009 and another in 2015.

Chris McNally's Hallmark Movies

Movie/Premiere DateCo-StarBrief Synopsis

Hearts of Christmas, December 4, 2016

Emilie Ullerup, Kristoffer Polaha, Chris McNally in a supporting role

When Jenny plans a Christmas retirement party for her hospital supervisor, a new manager determines to cut costs which puts a wrench in Jenny's plans..

Gourmet Detective: Eat, Drink, and Be Buried, October 8, 2017

Dylan Neal and Brooke Burns, Chris McNally in a supporting role

Maggie and Henry investigate. David's son murder while Henry is overseeing the cooking for David's birthday gala.

Rocky Mountain Christmas, December 22, 2017

Linda Booth, Kristoffer Polaha, Chris McNally in a supporting role

Sarah returns to her uncle's ranch to escape the spotlight after a breakup with a famous tech entrepreneur makes national headlines.

Same Time Next Week, 2017

Travis Milne, Jewel Staite

A widow and a widower's friendship develops into romance as they struggle to let go of their past.

The Sweetest Heart, March 17, 2018

Julie Gonzalo

Maddie, who owns a cupcake business, gets help from an investment banker. Things get complicated when sparks begin to fly between them because Maddie's first love unexpected returns.

A Winter Princess, January 18,, 2019

Natalie Hall

Princess Carly works incognito at a ski resort. Her assignment is to team up with the owner's brother to plan the resort's 50th anniversary celebration.

When Calls the Heart Season 6, February 24-June 2, 2019

Erin Krakow, Jack Wagner, Pascale Hutton, Kavan Smith, Paul Green, Kevin McGarry

Lucas' past comes back to haunt him and others in Hope Valley as they find out more about him.

Sailing into Love, May 18, 2019

Leah Renee

Claire is a biology teacher and a bridesmaid on Blue Island. She takes action when she learns her ex-boyfriend works for the developer who wants to turn the island into a resort.

When Calls the Heart: Home for Christmas, December 25, 2019

Erin Krakow, Jack Wagner, Pascale Hutton, Kavan Smith, Paul Green, Kevin McGarry

Elizabeth misses her late husband Jack so much as Christmas approaches in Hope Valley. Even so, she prepares for Little Jack's first Christmas and birthday.

When Calls the Heart Season 7, February 23-April 26, 2020

Erin Krakow, Jack Wagner, Pascale Hutton, Kavan Smith, Paul Green, Kevin McGarry

Elizabeth must face her growing feelings for Lucas when she goes on a trip with him.

Snowkissed, January 30, 2021

Jen Lilley

A travel journalist mentors a handsome B&B owner who wants to be a tour guide.

When Calls the Heart Season 8, February 21-May 9, 2021`

Erin Krakow, Jack Wagner, Pascale Hutton, Kavan Smith, Paul Green, Kevin McGarry

The sudden arrival of Lucas' mother Helen Bouchard makes Elizabeth nervous when she begins to edit Elizabeth's manuscript.

When Calls the Heart Season 9, March 6, 2022

Erin Krakow, Jack Wagner, Pascale Hutton, Kavan Smith, Paul Green, Kevin McGarry

Hope Valley is growing. The Mayoral race is on. As Elizabeth gets to know Lucas better, she learns about his past which gives her concern about their future.

Chris McNally and Leah Renee

Chris McNally and Leah Renee

Playing Lucas Bouchard on When Calls the Heart is the biggest role of Chris McNally's acting career. The role of Lucas was not the only role he auditioned for in the series.

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He also auditioned for the role of Nathan Grant, but most viewers like him in the role he was finally given.

Chris McNally

Chris McNally

Personal Life

Chris has never been married and has no children. He does have two dogs that he posts photos of on Instagram.

Hobbies and Accomplishments

  • In 2009, Chris wrote and produced a short film called Deadweight.
  • He is a talented artist who draws and paints.
  • He takes photos and shares them on Instagram.
  • Chris loves to spend time outdoors hiking and exploring nature.
  • He travels when he is not filming.

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