'Welcome to the Christmas Family Reunion': 5 things to know about Michelle Argyris

The cast of the Lifetime show looks promising with Michelle Argyris and Alonzo B Slater in the lead

                            'Welcome to the Christmas Family Reunion': 5 things to know about Michelle Argyris
Michelle Argyris and Alonzo B Slater from 'Welcome to the Christmas Family Reunion' (Instagram - @alonzobslater)

Lifetime presents 'Welcome to the Christmas Family Reunion', a wholesome, feel-good, family movie that is sure to complete your festive season and make it a Christmas to remember. 

The official synopsis reads: "When ambitious event designer Amy Kessler is hired by famous pop singer Tiffanie Christmas to put together her large family's fabulous ten-year family reunion, she unexpectedly begins to fall for Tiffanie's cousin Calvin, who decides to team up with her to help put on the best family reunion ever".

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Here's a look at who plays who in the Lifetime movie.

Michelle Argyris as Amy Kessler

Born and raised in Ontario, Michelle Simone Argyris is a popular Canadian actress of both French and Macedonian descent. Michelle's acting career kickstarted when she got cast for the role of Alex Froshiber in the horror film 'Devil Seed', in 2012.

Soon after this, Michelle landed rather prominent roles; Kendra Lennon on the series 'General Hospital', Kaelie on 'Shadowhunters', and Miss G on 'Big Top Academy'. In addition, Michelle was offered a role in 'Fallen angel Seed', as Alex Froschiber. Amongst her many accolades, she also holds two Honors Degrees; in French Studies and in the Communication Program, from York University.



Alonzo B Slater as Calvin Christmas

Born and raised in New Jersey, Alonzo Slater knew his calling since the tender age of 11, when he auditioned for 'Lion King on Broadway!' What's more, he also finished at the top 15 of Simba, out of 300 hopeful kids.

Today, Slater is a popular actor, model, and comedian as well. He has appeared in a bunch of commercials, some of which include Asics, Verizon, American Express, Facebook, Stella Artois, and even Ford, among several others. Slater has also starred in films and TV shows. The short he played a role in, called 'Remembering Wednesday', was officially selected for the Webisode Film Festival.

Slater's most recent work is in a feature film, called 'A Christmas for Mary' as a lead role and will air on Oprah's OWN network.



Other cast details 

The rest of the cast includes Asia'h Epperson as Tiffanie Christmas, Vanessa Williams as Eve Christmas, Wendy Raquel Robinson as Mona Christmas, Catherine Haena Kim as Kayleigh, Lavelle Roby as Aunt Alma, Tim Russ as Uncle Leon, Kayvon Esmaili as Frankie Diaz, Megan Davis as Pia Perna, Thomasina Gross as Letty, Rich Paul as Eli, Raymond Forchion as Terrence, Greg Lewis as Bistro Customer, Mark E McBride as Jonah. 

'Welcome to the Christmas Family Reunion' releases on November 29, 2021, on Lifetime.

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