Della Reese, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Della Reese

American actress and singer

Date of Birth: 06-Jul-1931

Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Date of Death: 19-Nov-2017

Profession: singer, stage actor, voice actor, television actor, film actor, jazz musician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Della Reese

  • Delloreese Patricia Early (July 6, 1931 – November 19, 2017), known professionally as Della Reese, was an American jazz and gospel singer, actress, and ordained minister whose career spanned seven decades.
  • Her long career began as a singer, scoring a hit with her 1959 single "Don't You Know?".
  • In the late 1960s she hosted her own talk show, Della, which ran for 197 episodes.
  • From 1975 she also starred in films, playing opposite Redd Foxx in Harlem Nights (1989), Martin Lawrence in A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996) and Elliott Gould in Expecting Mary (2010).
  • Reese achieved continued success in the religious television drama Touched by an Angel (1994–2003), in which she played the leading role of Tess.

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