Esteemed actress and philanthropist Holly Robinson Peete stars in two Hallmark holiday films, The Christmas Doctor ( airing now on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and Christmas in Evergreen: The Bells are Ringing (December 5th on the Hallmark Channel). She also stars in Hallmark’s Morning Show Mysteries franchise on The Hallmark Channel and The Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel. Peete is additionally the founder of the non-profit the HollyRod Foundation.
Actress, author, talk show host, activist and philanthropist Holly Robinson Peete has been touched by the entertainment industry almost all of her life with her first experience in front of the camera at the age of four when she appeared on television opposite her father, Matthew Robinson, who served as a producer and portrayed the original beloved character of Gordon on the iconic children’s program “Sesame Street.” Her career as an actress dates back more than three decades and has led her to becoming a voice for her father, her son and her community. She landed the part that made her recognizable to viewers throughout the world on the groundbreaking series “21 Jump Street,” and went on to star in “Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper,” “For Your Love,” “Chicago Fire,” and “Mike and Molly”.