• Appeared in Disney’s 2014 movie “Descendants”.
• Appeared in the drama series “Ice” and the critically acclaimed series “The Good Doctor”
• Played leading roles in the movies “Christmas Solo” and “Once Upon a Prince”
• Appeared in the thriller movie “Counterfeiting in Suburbia” and the TV movie “Terrified at 17”
• Plays the role of Fiona in the period drama ‘When Calls The Heart’ since 2019
Kayla Wallace is a Canadian actress born on October 31, 1988 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. She is perhaps best known for appearing on the series “When Calls the Heart”.
Not much is known about Kayla Wallace’s early life, and the only publicly known member of her family is her mother Morrie. Kayla became interested in dancing, singing and acting at a young age, which led her to improve her artistic skills and participate in several children’s theater shows. She danced for her family as a child, as she said in an interview with The Hallmarkies Podcast.
However, Kayla’s love of film and TV acting began in her teens, thanks to a program led by actresses Erica Carroll and Ali Liebert: “What awakened my dream of becoming a film actor was actually a workshop that taught my high school acting program. organized school. I was so drawn to the complexity of screen acting.”
After Kayla’s entrance exam, she began studying performing arts at The Canadian College of Performing Arts, located in her native Victoria, where she told My devotional thoughts: ‘I trained in acting, dancing and singing six days a week, usually twelve hours a day. It certainly helped me prepare for the crazy long hours this career can have!’
Looking for more opportunities, Kayla left her hometown after graduation and moved to Vancouver.
Although Kayla Wallace did not have an agent at the time she lived in Victoria and could only attend open auditions, she was still able to land her first professional film job as a dancer in the 2014 Disney film “Descendants”: “I remember when I first walked on set one day and saw my name on a small caravan door… I was over the moon. My own supporter?!’
Rookie actress as she was, the experience turned out to be everything she’d ever dreamed of: “I especially remember feeling so fulfilled after a day on set, and I remember being so excited that this was still but it was the beginning.’
After moving to Vancouver, Kayla continued to improve her skills and joined several acting studios. In 2016, she got her second professional job, playing the role of Alice in “Death of a Vegas Showgirl”, a movie directed by Penelope Buitenhuis and focusing on the toxic and complicated relationship between Debbie Florez – played by Roselin Sanchez – and Jason Griffith played by Danso Gordon. She also appeared in the first episode of the drama series “Ice”, playing the role of Misty.
More professional roles
In 2017, Kayla Wallace landed her first lead role as Melissa in the movie “Christmas Solo” directed by Christie Will. In this film, Wallace plays an angry teenager who has a serious rivalry with one of her classmates Charlotte – a character played by Pippa Mackie.
The experience of participating in this movie was a dream come true for Kayla, who had always wanted to appear in a Christmas themed movie. Moreover, this project allowed her to show her singing skills even more: ‘It was a lot of fun to explore the character of the antagonist, but also to find the humanity in the antagonist. Everyone has a story, even the bully’.
Subsequently, Kayla was cast to appear as Grace Mitchell in the episode “Sacrifice” of the critically acclaimed series “The Good Doctor”. Although she was initially nervous about appearing on a reputable and established show, it was an exciting and new experience for her as Kayla was used to a different kind of productions: “I remember trying to record everything I saw / learned . The pace is very different from working on a TV movie set.’
In 2018, she appeared as Avery in the TV movie “Once Upon a Prince”, the second leading role in her career, but also marked her first appearance in a Hallmark channel production.
“Once Upon a Prince” revolves around a modern-day romance between a prince and an ordinary girl, and was filmed in Kayla’s hometown of Victoria, further adding to Wallace’s joy in appearing in the film, as she found it an exciting experience: “I had so much fun playing Avery’s quirky/bubbly character, and being able to try on some pretty prom dresses was definitely a plus!”
Also in 2018, Kayla was cast as Sarah in the TV movie “Killer Ending” directed by Christie Will, after which she appeared in the thriller “Counterfeiting in Suburbia” as the bad girl Erica: “Working under the direction of Jason Bourque was so good . He has such a unique creative eye. The cast and I had such a good time together.”
— Kayla Wallace (@imKaylaWallace) April 27, 2020
In 2019, Kayla played the character of Julie Price in ‘Terrified at 17’, the second TV thriller film of her career. She was then cast in the TV movie “Undercover Cheerleader” as Autumn Bailey, in which Kayla revisited her dance roots, and was also her first starring role.
In early 2020, Kayla was cast in the movie “Breckman Rodeo”, and appeared in two episodes of the famous TV series “The Magicians”: ‘(it) was a really great experience. The cast was so great to work with and I loved my sassy, witty character Natasha,” she said an interview.
When does the heart call
In 2019, Kayla joined the cast of the sixth season of the historical drama “When Calls The Heart” produced by The Hallmark Channel. In this series, she plays the role of Fiona, the most famous characters of her career so far.
At first, Kayla wasn’t sure if her role on the show would last. However, the character turned out to be positive for the series: ‘Fiona fell in love with the community aspect of Hope Valley. She connected with the other ladies in town in a way I don’t think she ever saw coming.’ The key to Fiona’s success as a character lay in her personality, as Kayla stated, “(she) brought a fresh, fun quality to the town that people had never seen before, and I think it got everyone really excited!” ‘.
Kayla’s role returned in the drama’s seventh season, which premiered in 2020: ‘Fiona may be opening her eyes to the more personal intimate parts of her life. I’d classify her as a workaholic, so it’s nice to see Fiona outside her switchboard!”
Fiona caused quite a stir when she came to Hope Valley in Season 6. 💥 Learn more about the beautiful and talented…
There is no information about Kayla Wallace’s personal life, so details about her hobbies and friends are unknown. Information about her past partners and current relationship status is also not disclosed.
When asked what her favorite shows were to watch during the 2020 quarantine, she replied, “I’ve seen a lot of cooking shows like The Final Table and Sugar Rush. I look forward to seeing The Marvelous Mrs. Finish Maisel and watch The Office again!’
As a result of her work as an actress, Kayla Wallace has an estimated net worth of over $1 million as of the end of 2020.
Kayla Wallace is a woman of beautiful features and a slim build, with long auburn hair and beautiful brown eyes. Her current weight is about 58 kg and she is 1.70 m tall.
In December 2019, she attended the play “Wicked” in New York.
She often posts videos on her Instagram account of her singing.
In the future, she wants to participate in one of The Hallmark Channel’s musicals.
Although Kayla enjoys all seasons, she prefers winter and her favorite holiday is Christmas.