Hype surrounding new Jackie Kennedy biopic starring Natalie Portman leaves Roma Downey feeling nostalgic

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The hype surrounding Pablo’s Larraín new Jackie Kennedy biopic starring Natalie Portman has left Derry actress Roma Downey reminiscing on the role that made her a household name in the United States.

The Beechwood Avenue native who played Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in the award-winning US television miniseries, ‘A Woman Named Jackie’, over 25-years-ago, before going on to star in the phenomenally successful ‘Touched by an Angel’, says she’s been getting flashbacks.

She tweeted: “Flashback to the Emmy award winning mini series I starred in [in] the early 90s on NBC, ‘A Woman Named Jackie’, #jackieo #jackiekennedy #romadowney #awomannamedjackie #timeflies...already 25 years ago!! Anyone remember this one?”