61 years old (Born on May 06, 1960)
Actress, producer; She is famous from Touched by an Angel.Favorite film: Brief Encounter (1945). The Irish lass was once turned down for a TV commercial for Irish Spring Soap because she didn`t sound Irish enough. Married Mark Burnett on April 28, 2007 at their home in Malibu. The ceremony was officiated by Della Reese. Eloped and married her first husband, Leland Orser, in a Roman Catholic ceremony in Rome, Italy. She was one of the two women originally considered for the role of "Xena: Warrior Princess" (1995), along with Vanessa Angel. She was offered the role that made Lucy Lawless famous but turned it down as she was offered the role of Monica on "Touched by an Angel" (1994) at the same time. She chose an Angel over a warrior.
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Fun Facts About Roma Downey
Della Reese, who is an ordained minister, was the minister at Roma`s wedding to David Anspaugh.
Della Reese is the godmother of her daughter Reilly.
Living with "Survivor" (2000) creator, Mark Burnett (2004).
When she married director David Anspaugh in 1996, her "Touched by an Angel" (1994) co-star Della Reese performed the Utah wedding ceremony.
Chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. 
Her name, Roma originates from both her grandmother`s names, Rose and Mary.
Studied Irish dancing as a child.
One child; a daughter, Reilly Marie (b.1996)
Mark Burnett proposed to Roma during a trip to Mexico [December 2, 2006].
Has two sisters, Jacinta McLaughlin and Ann Flood.
Has two brothers, Lawrence who is two years older than her and a much older brother John, who is a Roman Catholic priest.
Mother, Maureen, died when Roma was 10.
Learned to play the piano as a child, but can no longer play.
Cannot type and admits that she pecks at the keys when typing emails and using her computer.
Her daughter, Reilly Anspaugh, was an extra and also had a few non-speaking roles on several later episodes of "Touched by an Angel" (1994) and in a few of Roma`s television movies.
Married 3 times.