About Roma Downey
Roma Downey is a celebrated, Emmy-nominated television and stage actress from Northern Ireland. She is best known for her decade-long work as the tenderhearted angel, Monica, in over 200 episodes of Touched by an Angel (1994) to a weekly audience of over 20 million.
A producer, author, philanthropist, a devoted mother and the wife of producer Mark Burnett, Downey is a recent graduate from USM with a Masters in Spiritual Psychology. Downey’s passions reach far beyond acting and producing, for many years she has been an active volunteer with the charity “Operation Smile”, and has been an active spokesperson for the charity for 15 years.
Most recently, Downey has teamed up with her husband, Mark Burnett, in producing The Bible – a miniseries that aired on the History Channel in early 2013. The couple has also recently produced a film, Son of God, which will be out in theaters on February 28, 2014.
Box of Butterflies | Roma Downey
Ben Hur | Mark Burnett | Roma Downey
Priscilla Shirer |Brian Bird | Roma Downey