Roma Downey

Roma Downey

actress, producer, director

Roma Downey was born on May 06, 1960 in UK. Roma Downey's big-screen debut came with The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage - Season 1 directed by Kim Manners in 1991. Roma Downey is known for Rough directed by Adam Patterson, Ryan McParland stars as Mucker and Peter Heenan as Jordan. Roma Downey has got 3 awards and 7 nominations so far. The most recent award Roma Downey achieved is Walk of Fame. The upcoming new movie Roma Downey plays is On a Wing and a Prayer which will be released on Apr 07, 2023.

Roma Downey is an Emmy-nominated actress and producer who has been creating inspirational content for 25 years. Born in Northern Ireland, she was classically trained in London. She has performed on stage with the famed Abbey Theater and has appeared both on and off Broadway. For almost a decade, Roma starred on the hit CBS show, "Touched by an Angel". In her role as the tender-hearted angel, Monica, she garnered multiple Emmy and Golden Globe nominations.Downey is President of LightWorkers, the joint venture owned by MGM, Downey and her husband Mark Burnett. Under the LightWorkers banner, Downey and Burnett produced "The Bible" series on HISTORY that was viewed by more than 100 million people in the U.S. alone, and was nominated for three Emmy awards. Downey and Burnett also produced the feature film "Son of God" that stunned the box office when it became one of the highest faith movie openings of all time. Downey also won the Movie Guide Grace Award for her role as Mother Mary in the film. In 2016, Downey received the Irish Diaspora Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Screen from the Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA), as well as a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Hollywood trade publication Variety recognized Downey as a "Trailblazer" and The Hollywood Reporter profiled her on its 100 Most Powerful Women in Hollywood issue and featured her on their list of Most Influential People of 2013. In 2014, Downey was also honored as a woman of impact in Variety's 2014 Women's Impact Report. More recently Downey was awarded an OBE from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth.In addition to "The Bible" and "Son of God," Downey has produced numerous television series under LightWorkers including "Messiah" and "Country Ever After" for Netflix, "The Women of the Bible" for Lifetime, "The Dovekeepers" for CBS, "A.D. The Bible Continues" for NBC, and "Answered Prayers" for TLC .She also was the Executive Producer on the feature films "Little Boy" for Open Road Films, "Woodlawn" for PureFlix, "Ben-Hur" for MGM and Paramount, and the documentary "Faithkeepers" about the persecution of Christians and other minorities in the Middle-East. She executive produced the Irish comedy "A Bump Along the Way " with Bronagh Gallagher and the short award winning movie "Rough". She is also the Executive Producer on "The Baxters", based on the Karen Kingsbury best selling book series. In the series, Roma also plays the role of Elizabeth Baxter. She is Executive Producer on "Redeeming Love", based on the best selling novel by Francine Rivers. Most recently, Roma produced "On A Wing and A Prayer" for LightWorkers and MGM. The movie stars Dennis Quaid, Heather Graham and Jessie Metcalfe. It is to be released late spring of 2023. Roma has also authored several books, among them, the New York Times best seller "Box of Butterflies" and her recent release "Unexpected Blessings".

  • Birthday

    May 06, 1960
  • Place of Birth

    Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK
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Known For


3 wins & 7 nominations

Walk of Fame
Winner - Star on the Walk of Fame
MovieGuide Awards
Most Inspiring Performance in Television
Winner - Grace Award
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