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.


1992 32 Years Old Downey played the role of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in the American television miniseries A Woman Named Jackie (1991) which won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries in 1992.
1994 34 Years Old Her role as Jacqueline Kennedy led to her most famous role, as the angel Monica, on the CBS series Touched by an Angel, opposite singer-actress, Della Reese, which ran from 1994 to 2003. … Read More


2007 47 Years Old …  They wed on 28 April 2007 in their Malibu home. … Read More
2009 49 Years Old …  In 2009, she starred in the movie Come Dance at My Wedding alongside John Schneider.


On May 24, 2011, Downey and husband Mark Burnett announced they were producing a 10-hour docudrama for the History channel, The Bible, based on stories from the Bible scheduled to air in 2013. … Read More
2012 52 Years Old Downey is the executive producer of the animated video series, Little Angels, which was released on DVD with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment on February 14, 2012. … Read More
2013 53 Years Old In December 2013, CBS announced a new miniseries with Downey and her husband, Mark Burnett, The Dovekeepers based on the New York Times Bestseller by Alice Hoffman. … Read More
Downey has been producing content for the big screen as well. Along with Burnett, she has produced Little Boy, which was released in February 2015.
In February 2016, Downey and Burnett were the keynote speakers at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, DC. … Read More
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