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". She is a beloved Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actress from CBS hit series "Touched by an Angel" and Producer of the TV 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

Known For


Cast Credits

Answered Prayers (2015)
Starring as Host
The Bible (2013)
Starring as Mary
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996)
Guest starring as Roma Downey
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995)
Guest starring as Hippolyta
Touched by an Angel (1994)
Starring as Monica
The Late Show with David Letterman (1993)
Guest starring as Roma Downey (2 episodes)
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Guest starring as Roma Downey