September 5, 1984 (39)
Erin Krakow is an American actress and producer. She appeared in the Lifetime TV series Army Wives, and stars as Elizabeth Thornton in the Hallmark TV series When Calls the Heart. From 2010 to 2012, Krakow had a recurring role of Specialist Tanya Gabriel in the Lifetime television drama series Army Wives, playing a medic in Afghanistan. She later guest-starred on Castle. In 2014, she began starring as the lead character in the Hallmark Channel drama series When Calls the Heart, alongside Australian born actor Daniel Lissing. Krakow plays teacher Miss Elizabeth Thatcher, a role originated by Poppy Drayton in the movie that spawned the series.
In 2016 she starred in Hallmark Movies & Mysteries film Finding Father Christmas. Adapted from novels of Robin Jones Gunn, she starred alongside Niall Matter as Miranda Chester, a woman who visits small Vermont town at Christmas time looking for clues as to identity of her father. At broadcast time became most watched premiere movie’s history.Hallmark announced sequel to film Finding Father Christmas May 2017 with filming taking place Vancouver June 2017 .Krakow and Matter reprised their roles