Anne Heche in a pink pantsuit
Hallmark Actors Who Sadly Died
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Michael Kopsa
Michael Kopsa died from a brain tumor on October 23, 2022. His ex-wife and actor Lucia Frangione tweeted, "He was an incredible stage and screen actor, voice actor, carpenter, musician, and painter." Kopsa was in the "Father Christmas" series on Hallmark, and the channel remembers him as "a friend and colleague to many."
Doris Roberts
Known for her role in "Everybody Loves Raymond," the five-time Emmy awardee Doris Roberts died in 2016 after suffering a severe stroke at her home in Los Angeles. Roberts' acting career went as far back as the 1950s, with an extensive list of small screen credits — notably playing the well-loved Mrs. Miracle in Hallmark productions.
Peter Falk
Peter Falk is known for his starring role in "Columbo" and many other roles that won him everything from Oscars to Emmys; in a string of Hallmark holiday productions, he played Max the angel. Falk died on June 23, 2011, at his Beverly Hills home and had Alzheimer's disease in his final years.
Anne Heche
As a Hallmark holiday fixture with specials like "Silver Bells" and "One Christmas Eve," Anne Heche was driving around Los Angeles in 2022 when she crashed her vehicle into a house. The home and Heche's car caught fire, and although rescued, she fell into a coma and died of anoxic brain injury a week later.
Marta DuBois
Marta DuBois had an eclectic career, with appearances in shows like "Voyagers!" and "Matt Houston," and she had a definitive role in Hallmark's iconic "McBride" film series as detective Roberta Hansen. DuBois was also an acting coach in Los Angeles and died in 2018 of a brain aneurysm.