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Hallmark Actor: Wes Brown

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Wes Brown was born as James Wesley Brown in Fort Worth, Texas on born January 26, 1982. He was raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He worked as a model and actor while attending Louisiana State University.

Wes spent his summer between his junior and senior year in Los Angeles looking for acting jobs. After graduation, he returned to Los Angeles and worked in commercials.

He started his acting career in 2005. His first movie on the Hallmark Channel was in 2011.

List of Wes Brown's Hallmark Movies


Love Begins, September 17, 2011

Julie Mond

A traveling man falls in love with a woman who runs a farm with her sister.

Love's Everlasting Courage, October 1, 2011

Julie Mund and Cheryl Ladd

A young man in the early west goes through trials in raising his child after his wife's unexpected death.

Shadow on the Mesa, March 23, 2013

Kevin Sorbo an Gail O'Grady

After a man's mother is murdered, a bounty hunter finds the father he never met.

June in January, January 18, 2014

Brooke D'Orsay

A scheming future mother-in-law threatens to ruin the bride's wedding, and the wedding date is pushed up to be on a cold January day.

Love Under the Stars, August 16, 2015

Ashley Newbrough

A young girl and her widowed father help a woman finally grow up in the real world.

Christmas Cookies, November 15, 2016

Jill Wagner

A corporate agent goes to a small town to buy a cookie company. She begins to fall in love with the factory owner and the town.

Under the Autumn Moon, October, 13, 2018

Lindy Booth

A candidate eager for a big promotion discovers what matters most when she reignites her passion for the great outdoors while visiting a dude ranch.

Christmas at Graceland, November 17, 2018

Kellie Pickler

A Chicago business executive travels goes to Memphis to secure one of the city's oldest family-owned banks. While there, she reunites with an old boyfriend who is a local music promoter.

Wedding at Graceland, June 1, 2019

Kellie Pickler

After a romantic Christmas at Graceland, an engaged couple plans their wedding while dealing with their very different parents.

Over the Moon in Love, October 5, 2019

Jessica Lowndes

A matchmaker has an opportunity for her failing business to be featured in a magazine. The writer is her childhood friend that she is falling for.

Check Inn to Christmas, November 26, 2019

Rachel Boston

A woman goes home to spend the holidays with her family who runs an inn. There is a longstanding feud with a rival business that includes an irresistible guy.

A Nashville Christmas Carol, November 21, 2021

Jessy Schram

A television producer receives a visit from her recently deceased mentor, who tells her that her the path she is on only leads to a dark future.

Sweet Pecan Summer, August 28, 2021

Christine Ko

Sparks fly between a woman and her ex-boyfriend as they work together to sell her aunt's pecan farm.

Every Time a Bell Rings, November 18, 2021

Erin Cahill, Brittany Ishibashi, Ali Liebert

Three sisters bond and find hope and healing when they reunite in their hometown to find their late father's last scavenger hunt for them.

Notice that once Wes got started acting in the Hallmark movies, he had a new movie almost every year. In 2011, he had a leading role in two movies as well as in 2018. In 2019 and 2021, he starred in three Hallmark movies each year.

In his 16 Hallmark movies, Wes' co-stars were Julie Lund in two movies and Kellie Pickler in two movies.

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Wes is the executive producer for Sweet Pecan Summer. It is based on a true story written by his wife, Amanda, based on her real life. Most of Amanda's family lived in South Alabama, and they owned a pecan farm just as seen in the Hallmark movie.

Amanda, played by Christine Ko, takes a vacation from her corporate job in Atlanta to head back to Pecan Hill and her Aunt Carol's pecan farm to help her favorite aunt sort out the details of selling the farm. Aunt Carol hires Amanda's high school sweetheart, JP to sell the farm. Sparks begin to reignite between JP and Amanda. Brown's real-life 11-year-old daughter Merribeth makes her television debut. She plays in the community charity softball game.

Wes and his daughter Merribeth

Wes and his daughter Merribeth

Personal Life

Other than acting, Wes owns his own small production company, Island House Entertainment. He shared with The Advocate that he has been working on several projects that he plans to launch when the timing is right. Wes is also busy being a musician.

Wes married his longtime girlfriend Amanda Moye on May 3, 2008. They live in Los Angeles with their daughter, Merribeth who was born in 2009.

Wes Brown with wife Amanda and daughter Merribeth

Wes Brown with wife Amanda and daughter Merribeth

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