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I think we all do have a guardian angel. I believe they work through us all the time, when we are thoughtful and good and kind to each other.

I think we all do have a guardian angel. I believe they work through us all the time, when we are thoughtful and good and kind to each other.

What is free time? I'm a single mother. My free moments are filled with loving my little girl.

What is free time? I'm a single mother. My free moments are filled with loving my little girl.

If I were to look back at my career, I think my greatest achievement is very simple. I've been able to make choices where I could glorify God. ---->>>

Extraordinarily, I was up in the cemetery in Derry City, and I had a red cape on with a fur hood as a little girl, when a gun battle broke out between the IRA and the British Army, and I got caught in the crossfire. ---->>>

A smile costs about $240.

A smile costs about $240.

People come together with their families to celebrate Easter. What better way to celebrate than to spend a few hours going on the journey of Christ's life.

People come together with their families to celebrate Easter. What better way to celebrate than to spend a few hours going on the journey of Christ's life.

Over the years, I've found myself wishing sometimes my angel would show up. I could use a little uplift, a little reminder. ---->>>

Jessica Simpson is the youth ambassador for Operation Smile, and an episode of The Apprentice featured a team managing a charity concert she put on. Donald Trump came on stage and pledged a donation.

Jessica Simpson is the youth ambassador for Operation Smile, and an episode of The Apprentice featured a team managing a charity concert she put on. Donald Trump came on stage and pledged a donation.

I live a life of gratitude for the abundance of love that I have and that 'Touched by An Angel' still has an impact that fans are still accessing. ---->>>

My dad used to sit me on his knee and read from the Bible to us. We were a praying family. Ours was a family of love and a family of prayer.

My dad used to sit me on his knee and read from the Bible to us. We were a praying family. Ours was a family of love and a family of prayer.

Having played an angel for so long, you can imagine that I've been asked to endorse any number of causes over the years. Obviously I have to limit my participation with any charity, so I decided to really concentrate on my love of children. ---->>>

This CD became something of a personal journey for me. The tone of the whole CD is uplifting and inspirational. It's an upper. We have enough downers in the world. ---->>>

We're nondenominational. I come from Northern Ireland, and we've had religious wars for years. I didn't want to create an illusion that my God is better than your God. So our show is a spiritual show, not a religious show. ---->>>

I have the soul of a singer and do splendidly in the shower but the world will never hear it. Basically, I'm the only Irish person who can't carry a tune. ---->>>

I think Operation Smile is in more than 22 countries, mostly Third World. It just happened that my schedule opened up at the time they were heading to Vietnam. ---->>>

I think that 'Little Angels' provides the gateway into that conversation about faith and about the Lord and about God's love for us. Remembering that the angels are just the messengers and the message is the message of love. ---->>>

I'd love to do some bedtime stories for kids or that kind of thing. But with the demands of the shooting schedule and balancing the demands of being a single mother, it's a wonder you can squeeze in anything. ---->>>

There's an assumption in many of these cultures that these children are mentally retarded, when in fact they're not at all. I saw how the operation affects the child, as well as the child's family and often the village. ---->>>

'A.D.' will focus on life after the crucifixion and the dangers that the disciples faced in the aftermath of Jesus' resurrection. ---->>>

If you have donated, these children may never know your name, but they will never forget your kindness. ---->>>

One of my pet peeves about biblical epics was that the characters' costumes always looked like they're just out of the dry cleaners. ---->>>

It is tradition in Ireland that you're given money for your first communion. ---->>>

My husband hailed from Dagenham; he's an Essex boy. Me myself, I come from Derry City in the northwest of Ireland, so we love to get back. ---->>>

'Touched by an Angel' started my calling to be the messenger, and on a weekly basis, I was able to deliver the message of God's love to the world. ---->>>

I've played an angel on 'Touched by an Angel,' bringing the message of God's love. It was such a privilege for me as a person of faith to deliver the message. ---->>>

People really feel the need to share how the series has touched their lives, and that's been very moving. We're enormously grateful to the fans of the show. They've been extremely loyal to us season after season, and they make it all worthwhile. ---->>>

For many years, when I was starring on 'Touched by an Angel,' I produced on a number of television movies for CBS. I have always enjoyed the aspect of bringing something together and multitasking in that way. ---->>>

Growing up in Ireland, when my family received important news, good or bad, we would boil water and make tea. It was the first thing I did when my father died in 1984. This ritual allowed me a moment to take in the enormity of what had happened. ---->>>

I have a memory of my mother kneeling in front of a cabinet in our home, tenderly cradling her wedding china. We never used the plates; she died in her 40s without ever letting herself enjoy these gorgeous pieces. I told myself that I would use my precious items. ---->>>

Mary and Jesus had this extraordinary relationship between them. What a teacher Mary is, really. It is the ultimate trusting; that she had to trust God, that she was so privileged to be the mother of the Savior, that she had to stand there as a mother and watch her son being murdered and trust that that is what he came to do. ---->>>

We were the laughingstock of that first season... It was with great relish several years later that I received a TV Guide award for favorite actress on television. ---->>>

I also know how to ask people for money and I have no shame about doing that. ---->>>

I tell about some of the female characters from the Bible so girls can be inspired and empowered and uplifted. ---->>>

I came up through the theater. I came out of drama college and started working in the professional theater. ---->>>

I grew up in a house full of faith, and my mother died when I was a little girl, and I found comfort in my faith. ---->>>

I have a home in Salt Lake, and I have a home in Malibu, at the beach. ---->>>

I have loved Jesus my whole life, and it has been such a privilege for me. To be able to marry my work and God together has been such a blessing. ---->>>

I lost both my parents young - but I have felt their presence throughout my life. ---->>>

I lost my mother when I was very young, and my father when I was in college. ---->>>

I'm the youngest of six children; both of my sisters are housewives and they each have four kids. ---->>>

My accent gets more pronounced when I've been talking to people from Derry. ---->>>

Pausing between stimulus and response allows you to show up in your life. ---->>>

When I was in high school, I thought I might be an artist. I was very good at drawing and painting. ---->>>

Before I left home for drama school in England, my father took me outside one night and told me that wherever I was, the moon would shine on both of us. Months later, walking in London, I'd look at the moon and feel his love. Now I've shared the ritual with my own kids. ---->>>

Entire families are attending 'Son of God' together and sharing it with their own kids. Parents are using the film as a conversation starter to help bring the story of Jesus to life for their children. ---->>>

I was reading through endless junk scripts that were being sent my way. Typically the roles were to play his wife or his girlfriend - leading roles for women were few and far between. ---->>>

I had the privilege of playing an angel on 'Touched by an Angel' for many years - almost two decades, and we would deliver a message on the show. The message was that God loves them, and before filming every scene, we would come together and pray. ---->>>

I have always had a deep connection with my faith, and I was fortunate to have been brought up in a Christian environment. My faith is a very important part of who I am. ---->>>

In the case of 'The Bible' series and now 'Son of God,' it has been a combination of what I love to do and what I believe. To be able to do that with the person I love has just really been a blessing. ---->>>

Individual stories from the Bible had been made into movies, but no one had taken on the arc of the Bible story as one meta-narrative from Genesis to Revelation. ---->>>

Season number seven! It's been so exciting for us. When we first began, we were like the little train that could... and we did! We're terribly excited! It will be an interesting season for us, I think. ---->>>

'The Dovekeepers' is a fantastic novel written by Alice Hoffman; it was a bestselling novel, and I fell in love with the book and bought the rights to it. ---->>>

We work hard on the show. We really believe in the show. It's an enormous privilege to work on a show that has the power to touch people's lives in such a positive way. The fan mail and the e-mail certainly reflect that. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Irish
Born: 05-06, 1960
Birthplace: Derry, Northern Ireland
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Occupation: Actress
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Roma Downey (born 6 May 1960) is an Emmy nominated actress and producer from Northern Ireland. She produced the Emmy-nominated mini-series, The Bible, for the History Channel and also starred in it, as Mary, the Mother of Jesus. For nine seasons she played Monica, the tender-hearted angel and employee of Tess (played by Della Reese), on the CBS television series Touched by an Angel, for which she earned multiple Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award Best Actress nominations (wikipedia)