Cindy Busby has been making waves in the television and movie industry for almost two decades. Growing up in Montreal, Canada, Busby always dreamed of becoming an actress. To pursue these dreams, she attended the Professional Theater Program at Dawson College, a rigorous three-year training, allowing Busby to demonstrate her professionalism, hard work and devotion to her craft.
After graduation, Busby hit the ground running and landed a leading role as Ashley Stanton in more than 50 episodes of the hit series “Heartland.” The series took off quickly and became one of the most popular Canadian shows ever, as well as syndicated in 81 countries around the world and is a Netflix top pick. Busby continued having success booking roles as the antagonist in the film Picture This alongside Ashley Tisdale, and appeared in guest star roles on the smash hit series “The Vampire Diaries,” “Supernatural,” “The L.A. Complex,” “Rush,” “Proof,” “The Tomorrow People” and “The Secret Circle.” In 2010 and 2011, Busby appeared on the big screen in Diary of a Wimpy Kid from 20th Century Fox, followed by the Fox 2000 film The Big Year, opposite Hollywood heavyhitter Steve Martin.
Busby’s work ethic and reputation has earned her more than a dozen lead roles in the last few years, making her a household name and fan favorite among Hallmark Channel viewers. Some of her many credits for the network include starring roles in “Unleashing Mr Darcy” and its sequel, “Marrying Mr. Darcy,” “Royal Hearts” directed by James Brolin, “Love in the Forecast,” “Romance on the Menu,” “Follow Me to Daisy Hills” and most recently, “Chasing Waterfalls.” For Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, Busby starred in “A Godwink Christmas: Meant For Love” alongside Kathie Lee Gifford. A versatile actress who can shine in a variety of roles, she showcased her comedic skills in the series “Date My Dad.”