Paul Campbell’s Family Album: The Hallmark Channel Star’s Sweetest Moments With His Wife and Son
19.03.2023 - 17:23
A family man! Paul Campbell has been a staple on the Hallmark Channel since 2013 — and his playful onscreen persona isn’t that different than his real-life vibe.
The Three Wise Men and a Baby star first appeared on Hallmark in 2013’s Window Wonderland. The Unexpected Christmas writer starred in two more hits for the network between 2014 and 2015 before taking a break from acting to focus on his biggest role yet: being a father.
“Around the time my son was born, I took some time off. It was weird because we had actually been in Los Angeles the year prior to that,” Campbell told My Devotional Thoughts in July 2018, confirming that his son, Kingston, was born in April 2016. “I was off for about six months before my son was born, and after he was born, I just took off the rest of the year.”
The Spun Out alum — who shares Kingston with wife Lorie Metz, whom he wed in June 2009 — explained that he was out of the entertainment hustle and bustle for about eighteen months before he “decided it was time to get back on the horse.”
Campbell’s return to Hallmark came in 2017 with Sun, Sand & Romance. The rom-com marked his first gig as a producer and the first time his son joined him on location for filming.
“I was at home looking after the kiddo, and I realized I could be doing writing at home,” the Canada native said, revealing he pitched the idea for Sun, Sand & Romance to the network. “And so that pushed me into the development/creative direction that I’m really having fun pursuing now.”
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The following year, Kingston, who had Sagittal synostosis surgery shortly after his birth, once again joined his dad on set. (Campbell’s son has since recovered from his procedure, which was