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Hallmark Actor: Christopher Russell

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Christopher Russell was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on January 8, 1983. He knew he wanted to be an actor when he was only three years old after playing the role of a donkey in a preschool drama production of The Nativity Story. He was 12 years old when his idea of a professional acting career became cemented in his mind. He continued to be a member of a drama club throughout high school. By the time he graduated from high school, he had an agent and began auditioning for acting jobs.

To date, he has been in 66 films, including 14 Hallmark movies. He acts, models, and has many endorsements.


Christopher Russell's Hallmark Movies

Movie/Premiere DateCo-StarBrief Synopsis

Catch a Christmas Star, November 17, 2013

Russell is in a supporting role with Shannon Elizabeth and Steve Byers

A widower with two kids reconnects with his high school sweetheart, who is a big pop star.

Midnight Masquerade, September 27, 2014

Autumn Reeser

A rich heiress meets a lawyer, and the two fall in love at a costume ball.

Love, Again, June 21, 2015

Russell is in a supporting role with Teri Polo and Paul Johansson

A couple about to divorce keeps it a secret as they help plan their daughter's wedding. While working together, they discover that their own marriage might be worth saving.

Merry Matrimony, November 22, 2015

Jessica Lowndes

An advertising executive for a fashion magazine gets her dream assignment to plan the perfect Christmas wedding. She is faced with challenges because the photographer is her ex-boyfriend.

Wedding Bells, June 3, 2016

Russell is in a supporting role with Danica McKellar and Kavan Smith

The best man and maid of honor at their friends' wedding are not expected to find romance themselves because they have commitment issues.

Good Witch: Secrets of Grey House, October 22, 2016

Russell is in a supporting role with Catherine Bell and James Denton

The author of a series of magic-and-romance novels comes to Grey House to celebrate the release of her newest book.

A Dream of Christmas, December 3, 2016

Russell is in a supporting role with Nikki DeLoach and Andrew Walker

A restless young married woman wished to be single again. After her wish is granted, she discovers her new life isn't what she bargained for. Then she tries to win her husband back.

Love Unleashed, July 6, 2019

Jen Lilley

Hailey meets single father Ryan while hosting a puppy party,.

All Summer Long, August 24, 2019

Russell is in a supporting role with Autumn Reeser and Brennan Elliott

Tia gets her dream job to be captain of a dining cruise. The challenge is her ex-boyfriend Jake is hired as the restaurant's chef.

The Mistletoe Secret, November 10, 2019

Russell is in a supporting role with Kellie Pickler and Tyler Hynes

A ghost writer and partner of a travel website arrives in Midway before Christmas to write about the town. He falls for Aria and so does his handsome partner.

Nature of Love, April 18, 2020

Emilie Ullerup

A city girl is assigned to write a magazine feature about a glamping resort. She faces her fears when she has to be involved in the camp's activities with her nature guide.

Love in the Forecast, June 13, 2020

Cindy Busby

Leah quickly learns her new commitment has made her a magnet for men after she swears off of them for an entire year. .

Chasing Waterfalls, March 20, 2021

Cindy Busby

A photographer travels to a remote lodge to find mythical waterfalls and falls for her handsome guide.

Where Your Heart Belongs, January 1, 2022

Jen Lilley

A New York marketing executive returns home to help with her best friend's wedding. While there, she learns that the love and support of family and friends are more than she ever imagined.

Supporting Roles

Notice that Christopher Russell acted in supporting roles in seven of the 14 movies listed above. He is in the leading role in the remaining seven movies.

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Personal Life

Christopher began dating the love of his life in 2004 when he was 21 years old. He and his wife have been married for 18 years. They have two children.

The couple’s first child named Ella was born on April 28, 2013. She was born eight weeks premature and had to stay in the NICU for more than 5 weeks. Their son was born on October 23, 2015.

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