'Dancing Through the Snow': 5 things you didn't know about Colin Lawrence
Christmas is the season of joy, happiness, and love. The festive season is not only about family dinners and gifts, but also involves various Christmas TV specials, holiday movies and other entertainment features. What better way to kickstart the holiday season with some of Lifetime's special Christmas movies?
'Dancing Through the Snow' walks us through the life of single dad, Michael Foster (played by Colin Lawrence) after a dance routine video of the father-daughter duo goes viral. As a result, Foster becomes the elite bachelor in the eyes of the ladies.
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Here's a look at who plays who in the Lifetime movie.
Colin Lawrence as Michael Foster
Born in England and raised in Canada, Colin Lawrence is a popular TV and film actor of Jamaican descent.
He is best known for his roles on 'Virgin River', 'Riverdale', and 'iZombie'. Lawrence has also made guest appearances on all three of the longest-running sci-fi series, 'The X-Files', 'Stargate SG-1', and 'Smallville'.
Aside from his TV career, Lawrence has starred in a number of feature films like 'Watchmen' and the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' sequel 'Fifty Shades Darker'. Not to mention, he worked alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in the sci-film 'The 6th Day' which was released in 2000.
Since 2019, He has played the main character John "Preacher" Middleton in the Netflix series 'Virgin River'.
As of 1999, he is married to Lucia Walters with whom he has a child.
AnnaLynne McCord as Olivia
AnnaLynne McCord is an American actress, writer, director, and former model. She is popular for her role as Eden Lord on the TV series, 'Nip/Tuck', and Loren Wakefield on 'American Heiress'. McCord was the second actress to be cast in the series '90210' in 2008, where she played the role of anti-heroine, Naomi Clark. She portrayed a disturbed and delusional teenager in the film 'Excision' (2012), which was famous worldwide. For her role in this film, McCord won the Best Actress award at the Malaga International Week of Fantastic Cinema, in 2012, and also earned second place for Best Actress, at the Fangoria Chainsaw Awards in 2013.
The rest of the cast includes Bianca Lawrence as Lily.
'Dancing Through the Snow' releases on November 19, 2021, and can be watched on Lifetime.