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Roma Downey

Roma was raised in Derry, then went to the Brighton Art College in England where she received her bachelor's. After that, she attended the London Drama Studio, where she was awarded Most Promising Student of the Year when she graduated. Roma was nominated for the Helen Hayes Best Actress Award in 1991 while touring the US with Abbey Theatre's production of "The Playboy of the Western World". Her stage credits include the Broadway production of "The Circle", opposite Rex Harrison, and some Off-Broadway Productions, including "Love's Labour's Lost", "Tamara" and "Arms and the Man". She is a beloved Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actress from CBS hit series "Touched by an Angel and Producer of the TV smash hit "The Bible," in which she also play Mary the Mother of Jesus. Roma is married to producer Mark Burnett. They have three children, Reilly Marie Anspaugh, Cameron Burnett, and James Burnett.

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May 6, 1960 In Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Series A.D. The Bible Continues 2015-04-05

Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 5 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Touched by an Angel
The Dovekeepers Unknown 2015-03-31
A.D. The Bible Continues Unknown 2015-04-05
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
The Bible Unknown 2013
The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 2013-09-09
Oprah Prime Unknown 2012-01-01
Steve Harvey Unknown 2012-09-04
The Division Unknown 2001-01-07
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Touched by an Angel Monica / ... 211 episodes, 1994-2003 1994-09-21
Diagnosis Murder Unknown 1993-10-29
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 1979
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11