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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 ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Touched by an Angel
Touched by an Angel Monica / Monique
The Bible
The Bible Mother Mary
Ben-Hur Producer
Son of God
Son of God Mary, Mother of Jesus


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 2016/II Alibi (Short)
Sue Ellen
 2014 Son of God
Mary, Mother of Jesus
 2013 The Bible (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Mother Mary
- Passion (2013) ... Mother Mary
- Betrayal (2013) ... Mother Mary
- Mission (2013) ... Mother Mary
 2011 Keeping Up with the Randalls (TV Movie)
 2009 Come Dance at My Wedding (TV Movie)
Laura Williams
 2008 At Jesus' Side (Video)
Petra (voice)
 2004 Funky Monkey
 2004 The Division (TV Series)
Reagan Gilancy
- Acts of Desperation (2004) ... Reagan Gilancy
- Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep (2004) ... Reagan Gilancy
- The Kids Are Alright (2004) ... Reagan Gilancy
 2004 The Survivors Club (TV Movie)
Jillian Hayes
 1994-2003 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Monica / Monique
- I Will Walk with You: Part 2 (2003) ... Monica
- I Will Walk with You: Part 1 (2003) ... Monica
- At the End of the Aisle (2003) ... Monica
- The Show Must Not Go On (2003) ... Monica
- Virtual Reality (2003) ... Monica
 2001 The Sons of Mistletoe (TV Movie)
Helen Radke
 2001 Second Honeymoon (TV Movie)
Maggie Weston
 1999 The Test of Love (TV Movie)
Cassie Whitman
 1998 Monday After the Miracle (TV Movie)
Annie Sullivan
 1996-1998 Promised Land (TV Series)
- Saving Grace: Part 2 (1998) ... Monica
- Amazing Grace: Part 2 (1997) ... Monica
- The Homecoming: Part 2 (1996) ... Monica
 1997 Borrowed Hearts (TV Movie)
Kathleen Russell
 1995 A Child Is Missing (TV Movie)
Samantha Hallihan
 1995 The Last Word
 1994 Hercules and the Amazon Women (TV Movie)
 1994 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Heather Winslow
- Reunion with Murder (1994) ... Heather Winslow
 1993 New Year (TV Movie)
Suzanne Hartman
 1992 Devlin (TV Movie)
 1992 Getting Up and Going Home (TV Movie)
Kimberly Stevens
 1991 The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage (TV Series)
Danielle St. Clair
- For Whom the Wedding Bells Toll (1991) ... Danielle St. Clair
- The Not-So-Great Dictator (1991) ... Danielle St. Clair
- Look for the Union Label (1991) ... Danielle St. Clair
- Deals Are Made to Be Broken (1991) ... Danielle St. Clair
- A Day in the Life of Logan Murphy (1991) ... Danielle St. Clair
 1991 The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage (TV Movie)
Danielle St. Clair
 1991 A Woman Named Jackie (TV Mini-Series)
Jacqueline Bouvier
- The Bouvier Years (1991) ... Jacqueline Bouvier
- The Kennedy Years (1991) ... Jacqueline Bouvier
- The Onassis Years (1991) ... Jacqueline Bouvier
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Lady Johanna Leighton (1988)
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She co-starred with Dabney Coleman in an unsold television pilot called "New Year". See more »

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[When she wanted to know if Della Reese, who played Tess, would also be a surrogate mother to her on Touched by an Angel (1994), long before Della becomes a godmother to Reilly in real-life]: When we met, it was like Della had been given to me as a mother. What you see on the screen is echoed off the screen. It's a very loving relationship. It was instant. The moment we met there was something - ... See more »


Received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Brighton in Brighton, England. See more »


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