By: Travon Bracey
It has appeared that black hollywood has lost another legendary individual. 'Touch By An Angel' actress and Jazz singer, Della Reese, sunset this past Sunday, November 19th, 2017.
Della was known for many things as a performer. In 1959, she scored a hit with her single 'Don't You Know'. By the late 1960s, she hosted her own talk show entitled 'Della', which ran for 197 episodes. However, she is known for playing roles in major movies such as Harlem Nights (released in 1989), A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (released in 1996) and Expected Mary (released in 2010). She was also in the television series, Touched By An Angel, where she played the leading role of Tess that was on from 1994 to 2003.
We love you Della Reese and your legacy will live on.
Check out a clip of Della Reese in an episode of That's So Raven below.