'The Santa Stakeout' on Hallmark: 5 things you never knew about Tamera Mowry-Housley

If you're looking to start the holiday season with a rom-com, Hallmark's 'The Santa Stakeout' is what you've been looking for

                            'The Santa Stakeout' on Hallmark: 5 things you never knew about Tamera Mowry-Housley
Paul Campbell and Tamera Mowry-Housley in 'The Santa Stakeout' (Hallmark)

If you're looking for a rom-com that packs in all the fun of the holiday season, then get ready for Hallmark's 'The Santa Stakeout'. While it may seem like it's early for the holidays, with barely a month to go, now is as good a time as any! 'The Santa Stakeout' has all the making of a light-hearted Christmas special -- when two detectives are made to go undercover during the holiday season, they decide to pose as a couple to carry out their ongoing investigation. But soon, romance blossoms between them and suddenly, they find that they aren't faking it anymore! Continue reading to know more about the cast.

If 'The Stakeout Santa' has you looking for more feel-good movies, you might want to checkout -- 'Advice to Love By' and 'Coyote Creek Christmas'.


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Tamera Mowry-Housley

Tamera Darvette Mowry-Housley was born on July 6, 1978, in Gelnhausen in then-West Germany. She was born two minutes before her twin sister, Tia. making her the older twin. She also has two younger brothers named Tahj Mowry and Tavior Mowry.

Her father, Timothy John Mowry, has English and Irish ancestry while her mother, Darlene Renee Mowry (née Flowers) is of Afro-Bahamian descent.

She married Fox News correspondent Adam Housley, after dating for roughly six years. She also revealed that she did not lose her virginity until she was 29. Raised in a deeply religious family, she chose to stay celibate until marriage.

She rose to fame in the 90s, when she and her sister Tia, co-starred as the main characters in 'Sister, Sister'. The show ran from 1994 to 1999 and featured the story of twins, who were separated at birth and are later reunited. A comedy series, the show chronicles their lives as they combined their words and adoptive families.

Her works include 'The Masked Singer', 'Christmas Comes Twice', 'A Christmas Miracle', 'Daytime Divas', 'Hollywood Darlings', 'Melissa & Joey', 'Christmas Angel', 'Redemption of a Dog', 'Things We Do for Love', 'Double Wedding' and 'The Super Hero Squad Show'.

Tamera Mowry-Housley in 'The Santa Stakeout' (Hallmark)


Paul Campbell

Paul Campbell is an actor. His works include 'Turner & Hooch', 'Wedding Every Weekend', 'The Last Bridesmaid', 'Take Two', 'Sun, Sand & Romance', 'Man Seeking Woman', 'Once Upon a Holiday', 'Spun Out', 'Surprised by Love', 'Rusty Steel', 'Preggoland', 'Motive', 'Window Wonderland', 'Emily Owens M.D.', and 'Supernatural'. He is also credited as the writer of the TV movie, 'Christmas by Starlight'. 

Paul Campbell in 'The Santa Stakeout' (Hallmark)


Joe Pantoliano

Joe Pantoliano is an actor. His works include 'MacGyver', 'Tacoma FD', 'Bad Boys for Life', 'Feast of the Seven Fishes', 'From the Vine', 'The Brawler', 'Lake Placid: Legacy', 'Just Getting Started', 'SpongeBob SquarePants', 'Random Tropical Paradise', 'Sense8' and 'The Perfect Match'. 

Joe Pantoliano in 'The Santa Stakeout' (Hallmark)


You can watch 'The Santa Stakeout' on Sunday, October 24 2021, at 8:00 PM ET / 7:00c on Hallmark.