• Publication date: June 3, 2013

Christmas Cottage

How Thomas Kinkade, on learning that his mother is at a risk of losing their home, launched a career as a painter, even as a young boy. The story shows how Kinkade was inspired to paint his famous ‘The Christmas Cottage’, mentored by the ageing Glen, played by the magnificent O’Toole…

  • Publication date: June 3, 2013

Christmas Cottage

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 2008

MBC Max:

June 9, 2013 15:00 (KSA) ~ June 9, 2013 14:00 (CLT)

How Thomas Kinkade, on learning that his mother is at a risk of losing their home, launched a career as a painter, even as a young boy. The story shows how Kinkade was inspired to paint his famous ‘The Christmas Cottage’, mentored by the ageing Glen Wesman, played by the magnificent Peter O’Toole, who took the young man under his wing; teaching him about life, love, and ultimately what it means to be an artist


  • Jared Padalecki as Thomas Kinkade
  • Aaron Ashmore as Pat Kinkade
  • Marcia Gay Harden as Maryanne Kinkade
  • Richard Burgi as Bill Kinkade
  • Peter O’Toole as Glen Wesman
  • Gina Holden as Hope

Directed by:  Michael Campus

Rating:  PG for language, some suggestive content and smoking.