Here's Why Jessica Lowndes of Hallmark's 'Christmas at Pemberley Manor' Looks So Familiar

The actress has been in a few Hallmark movies before.

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Hallmark Christmas movie season is officially here, and returning to the screen for another festive performance is actress Jessica Lowndes.

While Hallmark Channel fans might know her best as Brie Traverston in Merry Matrimony, Jessica is portraying Elizabeth Bennett in the channel's new film this year entitled Christmas at Pemberley Manor. Without giving too much away, the story revolves around Elizabeth and her quest to bring the Christmas spirit to high-profile billionaire William Darcy (Michael Rady).

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Whether you're a Jessica Lowndes fan or are hearing about her for the first time this year, these fascinating facts will surely surprise you:

Jessica Lowndes used to star in Beverly Hills 90210.

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If Jessica looks familiar, it's probably because you remember her playing Adrianna Tate-Duncan on Beverly Hills 90210. Initially, Jessica told that she was only supposed to be in two episodes. Luckily though, those two ended up being 115 and she ended up starring on the show from 2008 to 2013. After scoring that role, she began landing other parts in various TV movies and shows, including and . And in 2015, she starred in her first Hallmark Christmas movie Merry Matrimony.

She's also a very talented singer.

In fact, she sang a few key soundtracks for , including "The Last Time," "I Don't Want You Anymore," and "Shake Charmer," according to . Plus, in the new TV Movie , she also sang "Love Me 'Til You Die."

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On top of singing singles for TV shows, Jessica released her first EP entitled in 2012. That year, she told that she's always had a strong love of singing, despite haters thinking she's just "an actress who's starting to sing."

"For me, I'm really serious about singing, but I feel like I have to prove myself to a lot of people," she explained to the publication. "Really, I've been trying to have this career. That's just always been apart of me."

Jessica appeared on the "World's Most Beautiful People" list.

Being on 90210 not only did wonders for her career, but it also landed Jessica a spot on People's "" list in 2009. Celebrities Christina Applegate, Halle Berry, Ciara, and Channing Tatum cracked the list that year as well. Her co-stars Jessica Stroup, AnnaLynne McCord, and Shenae Grimes were also honored alongside her.

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AnnaLynne McCord, Jessica Stroup, and Jessica Lowndes filming 90210 in 2009.
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She once "dated" Jon Lovitz for an Instagram prank.

Easter with my bunny, !!!♥️♥️♥️

— Jon Lovitz (@realjonlovitz)

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For a few days in March 2016, former Saturday Night Live funnyman Jon Lovitz and Jessica . To make it convincing, both Jon and Jessica posted and to make it seem like they were into each other. As it turns out, the stunt was pulled to promote their music video at the time entitled "Deja Vu."

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