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A Dad for Christmas
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A Dad for Christmas (also known as Me and Luke) is a Lifetime original movie, produced for CTV by Shaftesbury, that premiered on December 9, 2006. It won the 2007 DGC Craft Award for Best Family TV Movie.


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Me and Luke is a family story about a young father and his newborn son. Matt, who is nineteen, goes to the hospital to see his baby. At the hospital, he discovers, his young girlfriend has already made arrangements for a couple to the adopt their baby boy. Matt has no family and when he sees Luke for the first time, like fathers everywhere, he falls in love with him. He finally has made the connection he's longed for. With the adoption imminent and no means to stop it - Matt takes Luke out of the hospital to his grandmother's house. The three form an off-kilter family unit. But can Matt and Luke win against the odds and stay together as a family…?

— Shaftesbury


Actor/actress Character
Louise Fletcher Glennie
Kristopher Turner* Matt Blessing
Jack Shepherd Bert
Lindsay Ames Pam
Emma Taylor-Isherwood Megan Eubanks
Catherine Disher Beverley
Daniel Kash Jim Benson
Lachlan Murdoch Charlie Benson
Carolyn Dunn Lisa
Sean McCann Judge Mease
Philip Akin Richard
Matt Baram Young Father
Sarah Robichaud Ward Nurse
Sandi Ross Barb
Patrick Garrow Officer
Dino Bellisario Henry Duncan
Joanne Latimer Barb Peterson
Toni Grates Kate Duncan
Karen Ivany Haley Novak
Miranda Edwards Young Nurse
Lynn Weintraub Doctor
Jacqueline McLeod Marge
James Kirchner Mr. Grant
Ted Ludzik Foreman

* - Nominated for the 2007 Gemini Award for Best Actor in a Dramatic Program

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