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Hallmark Actor: Trevor Donovan

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Trevor Donovan was born Trevor Donovan Neubauer on October 11, 1978, in Bishop, California. He dropped his last name and professionally uses his first and middle names. He is an actor and model.

Tevor graduated with a bachelor's degree from The Art Institute of Los Angeles for Graphic Design.

His acting career started in 2004. In 2007 he had a role on the NBC daytime soap Days of Our Lives. In 2009, he landed a recurring role on the hit teen drama television series 90210. He played the part of a 16-year-old even though he was 28 years old at the time. After that drama series ended, Trevor had roles in other movies before his first Hallmark movie in 2012.


Strawberry Summer, August 25, 2012

Julie Mond

A high school music teacher puts her reputation on the line when she invites a famous country singer to perform at her small town's Strawberry Festival.

Love on a Limb, October 1, 2016

Ashley Williams

When the town's beloved oak tree is set to be cut down, a woman takes it upon herself to try to stop the project and save the oak tree.

JL Ranch, August 21, 2016

Melanie Griffith, Teri Polo, John Voight, James Caan

A rancher and former sheriff must prove he owns the family's Texas ranch after an old enemy, alleges he does not actually own the ranch.

Marry Me at Christmas, October 28, 2017

Rachel Skarsten

A bridal boutique owner is planning an elaborate Christmas wedding for a woman when she is unexpectedly swept off her feet by the bride's brother.

SnowComing, January 26, 2019

Lindy Booth

A woman returns home for her town's winter festival to celebrate her father's retirement from coaching. She hopes for a quiet visit until she finds out her high school sweetheart is also there.

Prescription for Love, 2019

Jillian Murray

On a rare night off, a nurse gets trapped in an elevator with a handsome and charming man. The next day she is introduced to the new doctor, but he does not recognize her.

Love, Fall & Order, October 12, 2019

Erin Cahill

When a woman goes home to save her father's annual Fall Fest on her family's pumpkin farm, sparks fly between her and an old rival.

Nostalgic Christmas, October 31, 2019

Brooke D'Orsay

A toy buyer finds out her father is retiring, and it will affect the town's beloved toy store.

JL Family Ranch 2: The Wedding Gift, September 27, 2020

Jon Voight, Teri Polo, James Caan, Bo Derek, Dylan Walsh

A man proposes and it looks like the woman will get her fairytale ending until a visitor from her past is invited to the ranch that will change things.

USS Christmas, November 28, 2020

Jen Lilley

A reporter for a newspaper, embarks on a Tiger Cruise during Christmastime where she not only meets a handsome naval officer, but she also and stumbles upon a mystery on the ship.

Two for the Win, January 16, 2021

Charlotte Sullivan

A world champion ski racer and local ski instructor find romance on the slopes.

Love, Lost & Found, 2021

Danielle C. Ryan

A man plans to propose to his girlfriend at a picnic in the wilderness. They get separated and the man ends up with a female ranger, and the woman is found by a rescue volunteer, her ex.

Nantucket Noel, November 18, 2021

Sarah Power

A developer plans to tear down the wharf that is home to a woman's toy store. Things get complicated when she falls for the developer's son..

Trevor Donovan and Lindy Booth

Trevor Donovan and Lindy Booth

Trevor Donovan's New Deal on GAC Family

Trevor Donovan starred in movies on the Hallmark Channel from 2012 to 2021. His first movie was "Strawberry Summer. His last movie was "Nantucket Noel." He starred in other popular Hallmark movies as seen in the above chart.

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Donovan left the Hallmark Channel in December 2021 for more opportunities on the new GAC Family network. He signed a multi-picture deal, according to Deadline.

Even though Donavan left, he spoke highly of the Hallmark Channel to Wide Open Country. The former Hallmark star talked about the magic the movies provide and how it is a place for viewers to escape while they are watching morally uplifting, positive messages, and feel-good stories that always have happy endings.

According to The Wall Street Journal, Donovan signed a two-year deal to exclusively star only in GAC films. As soon as he finished his last movie on the Hallmark Channel, Trevor made his GAC Family debut in the holiday film "Jingle Bell Christmas."

Personal Life

Trevor grew up skiing and snowboarding. During his teens, he was on the US teen ski team. Aside from being proficient at most sports, Trevor plays guitar and sings. In fact, he wrote and performed songs in some of his Hallmark movies.

Trevor is involved in community service. He is an active volunteer as well as being an ambassador for Habitat for Humanity and an ambassador with Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights. He has partnered with Hallmark & the Ad Council on a nationwide anti-bullying program because he experienced bullying when he was younger.

Donovan is active on social media with over 10 million followers across Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He refers to his three social media platforms as "An escape from negativity and a positive place for pet lovers."

Trevor enjoys spending quality time with his family when he is not working. He is an animal lover and advocate. He is an author of books about dogs. His dog, Dogbert died in March 2019. He had a bulldog named Tito Paquito Gordito who died a few days ago on January 6, 2022.

Trevor is not married, engaged, or dating anyone as far the public knows.

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