Kristoffer Polaha

Kristoffer Polaha

Kristoffer Polaha is familiar to Hallmark Channel viewers for his starring roles in “Hearts of Christmas,” “Dater’s Handbook,” “Pearl in Paradise,” and most recently, “Small Town Christmas,” as well as the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original “Rocky Mountain Christmas.” In addition, Polaha, alongside Jill Wagner, began 2019 starring in Hallmark Movies & Mysteries new franchise “Mystery 101,” which premiered last January. Most recently, he starred opposite Wagner in “Mystery 101: Playing Dead” and “Mystery 101: Words Can Kill.”

Polaha has also starred in a number of network TV series over the past 10 years, including “Life Unexpected,” “North Shore,” “Miss Guided,” “Made in Jersey,” “Ringer,” “Valentine,” and “Backstrom.” This year he appeared in the Epix limited series “Get Shorty,” and most recently in the MGM Television limited series “Condor” opposite William Hurt and Max Irons.

Next up for Mr. Polaha is the upcoming Tim Tebow film Run the Race and a featured role in the Warner Bros. film Wonder Woman 2 opposite Gal Gadot.

Born in Reno, Nevada, Polaha is married to actress Julianne Morris. They have three sons.

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