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Hallmark Actress: Cindy Busby

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Cindy Busby

Cindy Busby

Cindy Busby was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on March 18, 1983. She began dreaming of becoming an actress when she was just a child. Throughout her elementary and high school years, she loved performing in front of an audience. Therefore, she made sure she was involved in as many of the school productions as was possible.

After she graduated from high school, Cindy was accepted from among hundreds of applicants into the Professional Theater Program at Dawson College in Montreal. After she trained for three years, her hard work began to pay off immediately. Not only did she receive an award for academic excellence, but she also began to get movie roles.

Official Acting Career

Cindy's official acting career started in 1999 when she was only 16 years old. She is well-known in her role as Ashley Stanton in 51 episodes of the Canadian family drama Heartland that aired on CBC from 2007 through 2011.

Cindy acted in her first Hallmark movie in a supporting role in Lucky in Love in 2014. She also had a supporting role in Cedar Cove as Rebecca Jennings in 2014 and 2015.

Her other Hallmark movies are listed below.

Cindy Busby's Hallmark Movies

Movie/Premiere DateCo-StarBrief Synopsis

Lucky in Love, April 5, 2014

Jessica Szohr and Benjamin Hollingsworth, Cindy Busby in a supporting role

Mira gets promoted to her perfect job, began dating the perfect man and living in the perfect house.

Cedar Cove Season 2, July 19-October 4, 2014

Andie MacDowell and Dylan Neal; Cindy Busby in a supporting role

Life continues with the people in Cedar Cove.They have issues they have to deal with.

Cedar Cove Season 3, July 18-September 26, 2015

Andie MacDowell and Dylan Neal; Cindy Busby in a supporting role

Olivia and Will are at odds over a real estate deal. Grace has to deal with an ultimatum. Jack's new friendship could test how he handles relationships.

Unleashing Mr. Darcy, January 23, 2016

Ryan Paevey

Elizabeth is looking for direction in her life when she gets the opportunity to professionally show her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel in a fancy New York dog show where Mr. Darcy is a judge.

Hailey Dean Mystery: Murder, With Love, October 23, 2016

Kellie Martin and Matthew MacCaull; Cindy Busby in a supporting role

Hailey Dean was a prosecutor. Now she is a therapist. Her previous job helps her with the patients she has.

A Puppy for Christmas, November 25, 2016

Christopher Russell

Noelle's world is turned upside down when her boyfriend breaks up with her. She is cheered up a puppy at Christmas.

Hailey Dean Mystery: Deadly Estate, April 9, 2017

Kellie Martin and Matthew MacCaull; Cindy Busby in a supporting role

Hailey used her skills as an ex prosecutor when her friend Pam goes missing when she tries to sell her dead parents' big estate.

When Calls the Heart Season 4, February 19 - April 23, 2017

Erin Krakow, Jack Wagner, Pascale Hutton, Kavan Smith; Cindy Busby in a supporting role

Tension between Elizabeth and her new students continues while Lee and Rosemary fight about Rosemary learning to drive.

Royal Hearts, February 24, 2018

Andrew Cooper

Kelly and her father, Hank, are shocked when they discover he inherited a kingdom in a different country.

Marrying Mr. Darcy, June 2, 2018

Ryan Paevey

School teacher Elizabeth and and Donovan, a reserved NewYork businessman, are very different. They find out just how different as they plan their wedding.

My Boyfriend's Back: Wedding March, June 8, 2019

Tyler Hynes

Annalise starts her own wedding planning company. She is surprised when her ex-boyfriend shows up as the best man in the first wedding she is planning.

A Godwink Christmas: Meant for Love, November 17, 2019

Benjamin Hollingsworth

Is it a divine intervention or a Godwink encounter when two single people keep bumping into each other just before Christmas?

Love in the Forecast, June 13, 2020

Christopher Russell

Leah swears off dating for a full year. She soon learns her new commitment has made her a magnet for men.

Romance in the Air, August 1, 2020

Torrance Coombs

After swearing off dating for a full year, Leah quickly learns her new commitment has made her a magnet for men.

Follow Me to Daisy Hills, September 19, 2020

Marshall Williams

Jo's learns the general store that has been in her family for years is losing money. She is shocked when she finds out her father has called on her ex-boyfriend for help.

Chasing Waterfalls, March 20, 2021

Christopher Russell

Amy travels to a remote lodge to find and take photos of mythical waterfalls. While there, sparks fly between her and Mark, the handsome tour guide.

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Christopher Russell and Cindy Busby in "Chasing Waterfalls"

Christopher Russell and Cindy Busby in "Chasing Waterfalls"

Hallmark Co-Stars

Cindy has shown obvious chemistry with her male co-stars, especially with Christopher Russell in three Hallmark movies. Russell admitted what it was like to work with Cindy in their 2016 movie A Puppy for Christmas, their 2020 movie Love in the Forecast, and in their 2021 movie Chasing Waterfalls. It was their last Hallmark movie together. He mentioned how supportive they are of each other.

Busby and Russell have both moved over to the GAC Family channel. In fact, Busby's last movie Joy for Christmas in 2021 was a GAC movie. Russell also starred in a GAC 2021 Christmas movie, A Lot Like Christmas.

Cindy Busby and Chris Boyd on their wedding day

Cindy Busby and Chris Boyd on their wedding day

Personal Life

Even though Cindy has shown chemistry with some of her male actors, she is married to producer Chris Boyd. After dating for four years, Chris and Cindy revealed on Instagram on December 23, 2020, that they were married.

Cindy is active on social media sites:

  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • YouTube

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