'Christmas Comes Twice’: Meet Tamera Mowry-Housley, Michael Xavier and rest of the cast of Hallmark's holiday film

The movies that exhibit the festive spirit will start running on Hallmark Channel as part of the network’s annual ‘Countdown to Christmas’ programming event


                            'Christmas Comes Twice’: Meet Tamera Mowry-Housley, Michael Xavier and rest of the cast of Hallmark's holiday film
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The joy and celebration of Christmas will be doubled as Hallmark Channel has come up with an impressive collection of feel-good films this festive season. The movies that exhibit the festive spirit will start running on Hallmark Channel as part of the network’s annual ‘Countdown to Christmas’ programming event. Of the exciting collection of films that are ought to give much respite in a pandemic, is ‘Christmas Comes Twice’.

The film explores some path-breaking choices and introspection by lead characters. It is interspersed with life lessons learned, inspirations and musings. Before we head to watch it, here's the starry cast of the film.

Cast

Tamera Mowry-Housley as Cheryl

Tamera Mowry-Housley (Hallmark)

Tamera Mowry-Housley is a multi-talented personality. She is an actor, producer, host and entrepreneur. The star has recently joined forces with Hallmark Channel’s two-hour, daily lifestyle show ‘Home & Family’ as a family member and before that she co-hosted the Emmy-winning talk show ‘The Real’ for six seasons.

In 2018 the actress along with her co-hosts Loni Love, Adrienne Bailon and Jeannie Mai won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host for their show ‘The Real’. Mowry-Housley is known for hit shows like ‘Sister, Sister’, Style Network reality TV series ‘Tia and Tamera’, ‘Strong Medicine’ and ‘Roommates’ to name some.

Mowry’s other credits include Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original premiere ‘A Christmas Miracle’, ‘Christmas Angel’, ‘Something to Sing About’, ‘Seventeen Again’, and ‘The Hot Chick’ to name some.

Michael Xavier as George

Michael Xavier (Hallmark)

Born in 1985 in Ontario, Canada, Xavier is an actor who has achieved success in the world of television shows. After graduating, Michael enrolled at Humber college to start with a career in acting. “With his acting versatility and instinctual prowess to get a rise out of an audience, he had no difficulty finding work in numerous film and TV productions after school,” CBC reported.

Michael has starred on Space Channel's series ‘Bitten’. He played the lead in the film ‘Deadly Inferno’ and was part of the ensemble cast of the 2017 romantic comedy film ‘A Swingers Weekend’ and CBC/Netflix drama series 'Northern Rescue’. His other credits include guest appearances on ‘Taken’, ‘The Bold Type’, ‘Kim’s Convenience’, ‘Rookie Blue’ and ‘Covert Affairs'. 

Sheryl Lee Ralph as Ms Nelson

Sheryl Lee Ralph (Hallmark)

Sheryl Lee Ralph’s oeuvre in the world of glitz and glamour include films, television roles, theatre productions, and music work. The veteran’s most notable and acclaimed works include legendary Broadway musicals, ‘Dreamgirls’, ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’, and ‘Wicked’.Ralph’s television credits include ‘It's a Living’, 'Designing Women’, ‘The District’, ‘Moesha’, “Instant Mom' and ‘Ray Donovan’ to enlist some.

On the silver screen, Ralph has marked her presence in award-winning films like ‘The Mighty Quinn’, ‘Mistress’, ‘To Sleep with Anger’, ‘The Distinguished Gentlemen’, and ‘Secrets’ to name some.
 
‘Christmas Comes Twice’ releases on Sunday, December 13, at 8 pm ET.

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