Did Rick Fox leave Morning Show Mysteries? Hallmark's new detective explained

Eve Edwards April 11, 2021

Did Rick Fox leave Morning Show Mysteries? The actor is not set to appear in the latest Hallmark movie.

Morning Show Mysteries returned to the Hallmark channel on Saturday 10 April 2021 with a multiple movie marathon.

Who is Rick Fox?

Rick Fox is a 51-year-old actor and former basketball player. While in the NBA, Fox played for major teams like the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers.

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He was born on 24 July 1969 in Toronto, Canada.

After retiring from the Lakers in 2004, Rick Fox went on to pursue his other passion: acting. Fox had some acting roles throughout his time in the NBA, although post-2005, he pursued the career more seriously.

Some of Rick Fox’s most notable roles include David on Love, Inc., Daunte Jones in One Tree Hill, and Richard Martin in K.C. Undercover. He has also starred in Holes and Dope.

Did Rick Fox leave Morning Show Mysteries?

Rick Fox played homicide detective Ian Jackson on Morning Show Mysteries. He has appeared in two films: Mortal Mishaps and Murder on the Menu.

But now it appears that Fox has left the franchise, as he has been replaced in the show by a new detective (played by Colin Lawrence).

Hallmark has not announced the reason that Rick Fox will not appear in Morning Show Mysteries. It is unconfirmed whether he left the series or whether the character of Ian Jackson was written out.

Either way, fans are not happy with the disappearance of Fox!

Who is the new detective?

The new detective on Morning Show Mysteries is Colin Lawrence.

Colin Lawrence was born on 7 September 1970 in London, England although he was raised in Vancouver, Canada.

The 50-year-old actor has appeared in the likes of Riverdale, iZombie and The Good Doctor.

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