'Christmas Unwrapped': Meet Amber Stevens West, Marco Gazzini and rest of the cast of Lifetime's holiday movie
'Christmas Unwrapped' premieres on October 24 at 8 pm ET on Lifetime
To make your holiday season special despite the ongoing global health crisis, Lifetime has announced a lineup of Christmas movies. 'Christmas Unwrapped' is one from its collection of holiday movies that follows the story of an ambitious reporter Charity, who learns the true meaning of Christmas while investigating the beloved member of the town Erik Gallagher, who insists that it’s none other than the Santa himself who brings presents during the annual festival.
Here’s everything you need to know about the cast of the movie ahead of its premiere. The film is executive produced by actor-comedian Tifanny Haddish.
Amber Stevens West
Famous for her role as Ashleigh Howard in ABC series ‘Greek’ and NBC sitcom ‘The Carmichael Show’, Amber Stevens West is an actress who appears as the reporter Charity in ‘Christmas Unwrapped’. Before making her television debut with ‘Complete Savages’in2005, West featured in commercials for brands such as Old Navy, Verizon, Logitech and Neutrogena.
The actress has featured in guest roles in shows such as ‘How I Met Your Mother’, ‘Friends with Benefits’, ‘Baby Daddy’ and ‘Ben and Kate’ among others.
She’s married to Andrew J West, her co-actor from ‘Greek’. West’s film credits include ‘22 Jump Street’, ‘Love Jacked’, ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ and ‘The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift’.
Marco Grazzini is seen as Erik Gallagher in the Lifetime movie, the man who steals Charity’s heart. The actor is recognized for acting in shows such as ‘Good Sam’, ‘The Flash’ and ‘Kim’s Convenience’. His talent also acquired him guest roles in series including ‘Supernatural’, ‘The Magicians’ and ‘The Art of More’.
Grazzini has provided his voice for Alejandro in Cartoon Network’s ‘Total Drama World Tour’. His latest work includes a supporting role in Netflix’s romantic-drama series ‘Virgin River’.
Anthony Sherwood is an actor and filmmaker, who is known for playing opposite Martin Dheen and Lou Gossett Jr. in ‘The Guardian’ and ‘Free of Eden’. He is famous for playing Jason Locke in the American television series ‘Airwolf II’ and Dillion Beck in CBS’ award-winning drama series ‘Street Legal’. He owns the production company Anthony Sherwood Productions’ which produces documentaries focusing on issues related to social justice and human rights.
He has served as the host and writer for the talk-show ‘In the Black’. He has also authored the novel ‘Music In The Dark’ which released in 2015.
'Christmas Unwrapped' premieres on October 24 at 8 pm ET on Lifetime.