Yes, Angela on When Calls The Heart is really blind but the actor Vienna Leacock is not blind. The new episode of the show will air on September 10.
When Calls The Heart is Hallmark’s drama series that is inspired by Janette Oke’s book of the same name and developed by Michael Ladon Jr.
The plot of the series follows Elizabeth Thatcher, she is a young teacher bound to her high-society life who receives her first assignment.
Her duty was located in a coal valley now named Hope Valley, a small coal-mining town in western Canada where life is comparatively simple.
The American drama series is currently in its tenth season. It first premiered in January 2014 and the series is renewed for its 11th season as well.
The family-friendly and inspirational Hallmark Channel is known for creating original dramas, mystery movies and made-for-TV romantic movies.
Is Angela On When Calls The Heart Really Blind?
Yes, Angela on When Calls The Heart is really blind but the actor Vienna Leacock is not blind in real life.
The character Angela is blind in the series and she is a great pianist and the daughter of the character Minnie and Joseph who resides in Hope Valley.
The actress Vienna reveals that she did fair research about the character she was going to play on TV and learned the skill of reading Braille.
For her, it was extremely important to provide justice to the character. It was her first big role and before this, she had only done voice-over work.
The good about being on set is that she is comfortable working along with her real-life father and brother in the same father-and-brother role.
Vienna joined the series on season 8 and since then she has kept her fans updated about the show and the fun she has with her co-actors and brother on set.
Recently, she shared pictures with her co-actors referring to the 100th episode streaming on Hallmark, everyone congratulated her and wished her in the comment section.
Who Plays Angela on When Calls The Heart?
Angela Canfield When Calls The Heart actress’s real name is Vienna Leacock. She is also a voice-over artist and has worked for Amazon Prime and PBS Kids.
Leacock was born on May 28, 2006, in Canada, Vancouver and is of Trinidadian and Filipino descent. She is 17 years old as of now and her zodiac sign is Gemini.
She is the daughter of Viv Leacock and Divina Soriano Leacock. She is the older child in the family and has two younger brothers named Lennox and Eliason Leacock.
Vienna grew up surrounded by people who influenced her with film and television and she first did commercials and short films at the age of 5.
When Calls the Heart actress is extremely close to her father, she considers her father as the best storyteller and mentor who taught her acting.
Similarly, we can see her praising her mom every now and then on her Instagram handle. She is extremely grateful for all her love and care for her and the family.
She is also a great big sister to her younger brother and has an interest in drawing, writing, and handcrafting such as sewing and pottery.
Viv Leacock Family On When Calls The Heart
Viv Leacock family members consist of his wife, a daughter, and two sons. He, along with his family, currently resides in Vancouver, Canada.
Viv is a celebrated and admired Canadian actor and comedian who is well known for movies and series like Are We There Yet, Lost In The Space, 2012, The Unforgivable, and more.
Currently, he is getting the limelight for his role as Joseph Canfield in the Hallmark original drama series When Calls The Heart.
In an interview with ET Online, he revealed how his son and daughter also got part in the show after he was selected for the Canfield role.
He got to know that the character has a daughter the same age as his real daughter and then he suggested Vienna for the role to the casting director.
But Vienna was scared as she was not ready for the audition; she worked as a voiceover artist for two years, and she was comfortable with her work.
However, when the director of the show sent her message, Vienna went for the audition and got selected. Later, the crew again suggested his younger son for his on-screen son role.
This is how both his children got to be part of one of the renowned television shows on Hallmark channel that has been airing for almost a decade.
Viv Leacock When Calls the Heart actor, was born on April 20, 1974, in Montreal, Canada. He has been actively part of the entertainment field for almost 20 years.
He is the son of the late Diane Margaret Atherton Leacock and Learie Lionel Leacock. His mother passed away at the age of 52 and his father at the age of 87.
Even though his relationship with his father was complex, he considered him a hero. He has described his father as a storyteller who used to work as a pipe fitter and general fabricator.
The comedian has two siblings: one big brother, Richard Leacock, and one younger sister, Leiba Leacock. He is extremely close with both of them and has shared several posts on Instagram.
Viv’s wife, Divina is his high school sweetheart with whom he got married in the year 2004, and were officially dating each other since 1993.
The couple recently celebrated their marriage anniversary on February 2, 2023. The actor shared a heartwarming post on his Instagram and praised his wife.
When Calls The Heart Season 10 Episode 6 Recap
When Calls The Heart Season 10 episode 6 was named The Heart of the Problem. It aired on September 3, 2023, on Hallmark Channel.
The episode starts with Rosemary Coulter having complicated feelings about her own mother who abandoned her when she was just five years old.
Rosemary’s lifelong dream was to become a mother, but she and her husband Lee had a hard time conceiving the baby for the past few years.
When they got to know about the pregnancy news last season they were extremely happy and were in great joy but her grief about her mother increased with each passing day.
Rosemary never got a chance to reunite with her mother as she passed away after 13 years of leaving her. Now when she had her own baby she was becoming restless to know about her.
Luckily, she got to know about the mystery trunk she received when her father demise. She had asked her husband Lee to throw it, but he handed it to Joseph who kept it safe.
In the sixth episode, she got closure from the grief she had been holding onto since she was a child. Her mother had to leave her due to the sole custody.
Rosemary also got to know about the letters her mom used to send but sadly her father never gave them. However, she felt loved and not forgotten after reading the letters.
Later, after a long debate and confusion, the Coulter family Rosemary and Lee decide to keep their daughter’s name after her grandmother.
On the other hand, Lucas who is a businessman and poker by profession helped Hope Town’s kids to negotiate about the hot spring that the tourists have taken over.
Similarly, Minnie and Joseph who are also a great influence on the Hope Valley since season 8 decided to host a barbecue contest in the community.
The husband and wife are competing against each other while the townspeople have to vote on who is the best cook and whose recipe is best.
The people of Hope Town enjoyed the barbecue celebration with the utmost joy, with games of cornhole, football, and a little dancing.
Moreover, we can see something romantic going to sparkle in the show with Natan and Faith dancing together and getting friendly with each other.