This Saturday night on ‘The Hallmark Channe’,l “The Christmas Ornament” a new Christmas movie will star none other thanCameron Mathison, Ryan Lavery of All My Children. He will co star with Kellie Martin, remembered for her role of Becca on ABC’s Life Goes On and lately on Lifetime’s Army Wives.
“Mathison first appeared as Ryan Lavery on “All My Children” in 1998 and earned great acclaim through this role from the critics and fans alike, taking home a Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Male Newcomer in 1999, the honor of one of America’s 100 Most Eligible Bachelors from “People” magazine in 2000, the Special Fan Award for Irresistible Combination in 2002, and Daytime Emmy® Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in 2002 and 2005.
No stranger to television movies, Mathison played a lead role in ABC Family’s “See Jane Date,” Lifetime’s “The Wife He Met Online” and “Any Mother’s Son,” and GMC’s “Carpenter’s Miracle.”
On the big srceen, Mathison made his feature film debut in “54” opposite Salma Hayek and Ryan Phillippe. He followed that role up with the independent movie “Washed Up.” Most recently, he starred in the feature film “The Surrogate,” which was released earlier this year.
Mathison has made several pivotal guest starring roles on top television shows, including TV Land’s “Hot in Cleveland,” Lifetime’s “Drop Dead Diva,” ABC’s “Desperate Housewives,” “Castle,” and “The Job,” and CBS’ “CSI” and “JAG.”
A man of many talents, Mathison appeared on the fifth season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” where he advanced all the way to Week 9. Mathison serves as a special correspondent for “Extra” and “Good Morning America” and had the honor of co-hosting the 35th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards in 2008.”
The Christmas Ornament is a story of newly widowed Kathy (Kellie Martin)who plans to skip out on Christmas this year, trying to avoid biringng back memories of her late husband. The one Christmas tradition she will keep is baking cookies for her
When Kathy meets handsome Christmas tree shop owner Tim (Cameron Mathison),an ornament Tim gives her that symbolizes hope helps Kathy open up to the joys of the season again. Is the Christmas ornament a sign that she can have a hopeful future?