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'Boyfriends of Christmas Past': 5 things you never knew about Catherine Haena Kim

The cast of the season's special 'Boyfriends of Christmas Past' looks promising with Catherine Haena Kim and Raymond Ablack in lead roles
UPDATED OCT 23, 2021
Catherine Haena Kim and Raymond Ablack in 'Boyfriends of Christmas Past' (Hallmark)
Catherine Haena Kim and Raymond Ablack in 'Boyfriends of Christmas Past' (Hallmark)

Christmas is always known as the season of joy, happiness, and love. We all have our favorite memories from the holiday season, be it family gatherings, Santa Claus, singing Christmas carols, and exchanging gifts. The festive season is not only about family dinners and gifts, but also involves various Christmas TV specials, holiday movies, and other entertainment features.

Hallmark drops its latest Christmas release, 'Boyfriends of Christmas Past' that revolves around the life of Marketing Executive, Lauren Kim and the unexpected surprise visit of the ghosts of four ex-boyfriends! In addition to this, Lauren is torn between love and friendship as she starts to develop feelings for her best friend, Nate. Will she risk a strong friendship for the sake of an uncertain love? Here's a look at who plays whom in the Hallmark film.


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Catherine Haena Kim as Lauren Kim

Catherine Haena Kim, a popular actress, was born and raised in New York.

She took up Drama and Psychology as her majors at the University of Virginia.

Kim is known for her roles 'FBI', 'Ballers' (2015), and 'Hawaii Five-0' (2010).

Among her many accolades, she secured the third position in the national pageant and won the Miss Photogenic Award, and was also crowned Miss Virginia United States, in 2006.

Kim is also known as MTV's VJ for MTV K, the Korean American channel, a spot that millions would kill for! Moreover, she is a sorority sister of Delta Gamma.


Raymond Ablack as Nate Sagar

Raymond Ablack is a Canadian actor and comedian, by profession, and began his career as a child actor on stage where he played young Simba in 'The Lion King', at the Princess of Wales Theatre. Over time, Ablack gained recognition for playing the role of Sav Bhandari in the drama series, 'Degrassi: The Next Generation'. He also starred in the series 'Teenagers' and won an Indie Series Award for his performance for the same. He is also known for supporting roles in TV series like 'Orphan Black', 'Narcos', 'Shadowhunters', 'Burden of Truth', and 'Ginny & Georgia'. 


Paul Sun-Hyung Lee as Leo Kim

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee is a popular Canadian actor and television host, best known for his roles in the soap opera 'Train 48', and as  Appa in the TV show, 'Kim's Convenience'. Lee won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series about thrice now; for his role as Mr Kim in 'Kim's Convenience' and has even been nominated twice for the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Principal Role. 


'Boyfriends of Christmas Past' is set to premiere on October 23, on Hallmark.