A star on both the silver and small screens, including the Academy Award®-winning film The Artist, the iconic daytime television series “Days of Our Lives” and “General Hospital.” Actress/singer/philanthropist Lilley has tackled countless roles throughout her illustrious career. Her Hallmark Channel Originals include “Yes, I Do,” “Harvest Love,” “Eat, Play, Love,” “A Dash of Love,” “Mingle All the Way,” “Winter Love Story," "Paris, Wine & Romance,” and “Love Unleashed.”
Lilley’s creative prowess does not end when the director yells cut, since she is also a renowned singer and songwriter. She released her first original single, “King of Hearts” in the fall of 2018, with 100% of her initial proceeds going to Project Orphans to provide lifesaving heart surgery for a boy named John. Her debut album is set to release in 2020, featuring songs by Rosie Danvers and her 50-piece orchestra.
When Lilley is not busy in front of a camera, or perfecting her vocals in a studio, she can be found working with various charities and spending time with her family. She received the National Educators Award for her work in Guatemala and is known for advocating for children’s rights and supporting charities that focus on foster care, adoption, protecting children against physical and sexual abuse, human trafficking, and the world water crisis. She recently became an adoptive parent and is a celebrity ambassador to many charities such as the child abuse and treatment organization Childhelp, ECPAT and The Dave Thomas Foundation to name a few.