Roma Downey

Actress + Producer
Born May 6, 1960

Roma Downey is an actress, singer, and producer, from Derry, Northern Ireland. She is best known as Monica the kind hearted angel on the successful American TV series Touched by an Angel. For her role as Monica, Ms Downey, earned several Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for "best leading actress in a drama series" She is currently executive producer on a new epic mini series The Bible to air 3.3.13 on History Channel.… Read More

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1960 Birth Born on May 6, 1960.


1991 31 Years Old With her growing popularity, Downey gained the role of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis in the 1991 U.S. TV 6 hour mini series A Woman Named Jackie which went on to win the Emmy award that year.
1994 34 Years Old Eventually, this led to her most famous role, as the angel "Monica", on the CBS series Touched by an Angel, which ran from 1994 to 2003, also starring Della Reese. … Read More


2009 49 Years Old On April 18, 2009, Downey and her husband, Mark Burnett, delivered the keynote address and accepted an honorary doctorate of law at Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management commencement ceremony. … Read More


2011 51 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 24, 2011, Roma Downey and Mark Burnett announced they are producing a 10-Hour Docudrama for the History Channel Network based on stories from the Bible scheduled to air sometime 2013. … Read More
2012 52 Years Old Downey is the executive producer of the animated video series, Little Angels, which released on DVD with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment February 14, 2012. She is currently married to television producer/entrepreneur Mark Burnett. On Thanksgiving Day 2006, Burnett proposed to Downey during a family vacation in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. They wed on 28 April 2007 in their Malibu home. … Read More
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