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Della Reese (born Delloreese Patricia Early), actress, singer, one-time talk-show hostess and ordained minister. She became the 1st black woman to guest host The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson and played the mother of B. A. Baracus in The A-Team TV show. She starred in the film Harlem Nights, in which she is known for her a fight scene with Eddie Murphy ("Oh! Now you're gonna shoot me in my pinky toe..."). She later starred in the overtly religious TV show, Touched by an Angel.

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Actress Della Reese was born in the year 1931 and reknowned for her acting abilities as Tess on the long running TV show " Touched by an Angel".

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Delloreese Patricia Early, known professionally as Della Reese (born July 6, 1931), is an American actress, singer, talk-show host and ordained minister. She scored a major hit with the 1959 single "Don't You Know?", leading to a 9-year stint in Las Vegas. In the late 1960s, she hosted her own talk show. Through 4 decades of acting, she's best known for playing Tess, the lead role on the 1994-2003 TV show Touched by an Angel. She is now an ordained minister known as Rev. Dr. Della Reese…

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Delloreese Patricia Early, known professionally as Della Reese, is an American actress, singer, game show panelist of the 1970s, one-time talk-show hostess and ordained minister. Wikipedia Born: July 6, 1931

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Decades Before Oprah, Della Reese was the First Black Woman to Host a Talk Show

Classical Allure is a fan-made tumblr showcasing vintage performers of color in all their glory. The...

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