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Della Reese

Della began singing in her hometown of Detroit when she was 6 years old. As a teenager, she toured with gospel great Mahalia Jackson and, at the age of 18, she formed the Meditation Singers and became the first performer to take gospel music to the casinos of Las Vegas. She was a vocalist with the Erskine Hawkins Orchestra and began making her own...

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Jul 6, 1931 In Detroit, Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Mantrap
Latest Project:
Series CBS Cares 2017-10-19

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 6 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Beauty Shop
Poster of Dinosaur
Poster of Touched by an Angel
Poster of Harlem Nights
Movie The Kid Who Loved Christmas Alicia Slater 2018
Movie Whoa with Laine Lawson Craft None 2018
Movie Hallelujah Dulcie Prejean 2018
Movie The Light Herself 2018
Movie You Must Remember This Unknown 2018
Movie Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America Unknown 2018
Movie The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2018
Series CBS Cares Unknown 2017-10-19
Movie The Scroll: Transformation Unknown 2014
Series Unsung Hollywood Unknown 2014-02-26
Series Signed, Sealed, Delivered Unknown 2014-04-20
Movie What Is New Thought? Unknown 2013
Movie Dear Secret Santa Linda 2013-11-30
Movie Colorshop: 100 Vintage TV Ads, Vol.1 Unknown 2013
Movie Miracle at Gate 213 Alma Peddington 2013-12-25
Movie Meant to Be Mave 2012-12-27
Movie Me Again Muriel 2012
Movie Christmas Angel Elsie Waybright 2012-11-24
Movie Celebration of Gospel Unknown 2012-03-17
Movie Get Real! Wise Women Speak Unknown 2011-03-27
Series Detroit 1-8-7 Unknown 2010-09-21
Movie A Very Mary Christmas Doris Dorkus 2010-11-12
Series Celebrity Ghost Stories Unknown 2008-10-25
Movie Life on the Edge: A Global Crisis Herself 2008-12-01
Series Unsung Unknown 2008-11-27
Movie Mike Douglas: Moments & Memories Unknown 2008-03-25
Series The Florence Henderson Show Unknown 2008-01-21
Movie If I Had Known I Was a Genius Nana 2007-11-30
Movie Miss HIV Narrator 2007-10-20
Movie Testimonies of Faith: Humble Journey's None 2007-02-07
Movie Legends Ball Unknown 2006-05-22
Movie How to Go Out on a Date in Queens Unknown 2006-07-28
Movie CMT: 20 Greatest Songs of Faith Unknown 2005
Movie Beauty Shop Mrs. Towner 2005-03-30
Series Dancing with the Stars Unknown 2005-06-01
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie An Evening with Della Reese Herself - Interviewee 2004-06-18
Series Larry King Live Unknown 2004
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Rare Birds Unknown 2003-07-18
Series That's So Raven Unknown 2003-01-17
Movie 33rd NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2002-03-01
Movie Rhapsody in Black Herself 2002-07-01
Series The Wayne Brady Show Unknown 2002-09-02
Movie Swept Away Unknown 2002-10-11
Series Lifestyle Magazine Unknown 2001-01-07
Movie Dinosaur Eema 2000-05-19
Movie 31st NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2000-04-06
Movie Nurse Betty Unknown 2000-09-08
Movie The Moving of Sophia Myles Sophia Myles 2000-11-26
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 1999
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1999
Movie The Secret Path Honey 1999-04-04
Movie Journey to a Hate Free Millennium Narrator 1999-10-12
Movie Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years Martha Logan 1999-04-18
Movie Anya's Bell Anya Herpick 1999-10-31
Series Mama Flora's Family Unknown 1998-09-17
Movie Emma's Wish Mona Washburn 1998-10-18
Series The Roseanne Show Unknown 1998-09-14
Movie Guide to Healthy Living Herself 1998-07-01
Movie 29th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1998-02-14
Movie Wrestling with Alligators Unknown 1998-01-18
Movie True Stories from Touched by an Angel None 1998-09-10
Movie CBS: The First 50 Years Unknown 1998-05-20
Movie 4th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1998-03-08
Movie The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1998
Movie The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1998-01-18
Movie The Most Fascinating Women of 1997 Herself 1997
Movie A Match Made in Heaven Katie Beale 1997-04-27
Movie 28th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1997-02-08
Movie Miracle in the Woods Lilly Cooper 1997-10-26
Movie The 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1996-09-08
Movie A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Ma Wright 1996-04-03
Movie 27th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1996-04-01
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-10-02
Movie The 1996 Annual Lucy Awards Herself 1996-09-07
Series Promised Land Unknown 1996-09-15
Series Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Unknown 1995-03-26
Series Touched by an Angel Tess 1994-09-21
Movie 25th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1993-01-16
Movie A Bronx Tale Unknown 1993-10-01
Series Vicki! Unknown 1992-08-31
Movie The 13th Annual American Black Achievement Awards Herself 1992-01-11
Movie The Distinguished Gentleman Unknown 1992-12-04
Series Picket Fences Unknown 1992-09-18
Movie Holiday Greetings from 'The Ed Sullivan Show' Herself 1992-12-20
Series One on One with John Tesh Unknown 1991-09-09
Series The Chuck Woolery Show Unknown 1991-09-16
Series Ebony/Jet Showcase Unknown 1991
Series Married People Unknown 1991
Series The Royal Family Victoria Royal 1991-09-18
Series Dream On Unknown 1990-07-08
Series The Marsha Warfield Show Herself 1990-03-26
Series The Young Riders Unknown 1989-09-20
Series The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 1989-01-03
Movie Harlem Nights Vera 1989-11-17
Movie Family Reunion: A Gospel Music Celebration Unknown 1988-04-01
Series A Pup Named Scooby-Doo Unknown 1988-09-10
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Series Designing Women Unknown 1986-09-29
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Series Star's Table Unknown 1986-06-30
Series 227 Unknown 1985-09-14
Series Charlie & Co. Unknown 1985-09-18
Series MacGyver Unknown 1985-09-29
Series Crazy Like a Fox Unknown 1984-12-30
Series Night Court Unknown 1984-01-04
Series Pete's Place Unknown 1983
Series The A-Team Unknown 1983-01-23
Series It Takes Two Unknown 1982-10-14
Series The Alan Thicke Show Unknown 1981
Series Hour Magazine Unknown 1980-09-08
Series Lou Rawls Parade of Stars Unknown 1980-05-31
Series Password Plus Unknown 1979-01-08
Series WKRP in Cincinnati Unknown 1978-09-18
Series The Jim Nabors Show Unknown 1978-01-09
Series Sha Na Na Unknown 1977-09-26
Series The Love Boat Unknown 1977-05-05
Movie Flo's Place Flo 1976-08-09
Movie Nightmare in Badham County Sarah 1976-11-05
Series Break the Bank Unknown 1976-04-12
Movie Psychic Killer Mrs. Gibson 1975-12-01
Series Welcome Back, Kotter Unknown 1975-09-09
Movie The 17th Annual Grammy Awards Unknown 1975-03-01
Movie Cop on the Beat Claudine 1975-05-06
Series Rhyme and Reason Unknown 1975-09-09
Series Joe Forrester Unknown 1975-05-06
Series Sammy and Company Unknown 1975-04-06
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Series Police Woman Unknown 1974-09-13
Series Chico and the Man Unknown 1974-09-13
Movie Twice in a Lifetime Flo 1974-03-16
Series Petrocelli Unknown 1974-09-11
Series The Young and the Restless Unknown 1973-03-26
Movie Daddy's Girl Diane 1973-06-19
Movie Burt and the Girls Herself 1973-12-08
Series Match Game 73 Unknown 1973-06-25
Series Praise the Lord Unknown 1973-05-28
Series The $10,000 Pyramid Unknown 1973-03-26
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Movie Voyage of the Yes Opal Parker 1973-01-16
Series The Rookies Unknown 1972-03-07
Series Sanford and Son Unknown 1972-01-14
Movie Cop Out! Herself 1972-09-08
Series Half the George Kirby Comedy Hour Herself 1972-09-07
Series ABC Afterschool Specials Unknown 1972-10-04
Movie A City of the King Innkeeper's Wife 1971-12-20
Series Mantrap Unknown 1971
Series Stand Up and Cheer Unknown 1971-09-01
Series Getting Together Unknown 1971-09-18
Series The Pet Set Unknown 1971-09-01
Series McCloud Unknown 1970-02-17
Series Flip Unknown 1970-09-17
Series Playboy After Dark Unknown 1969-01-18
Movie ...And Beautiful Herself - Host 1969-09-01
Series The Bold Ones: The New Doctors Unknown 1969-09-14
Series The David Frost Show Unknown 1969-07-07
Series Allen Ludden's Gallery Unknown 1969-06-23
Series Della Herself - Hostess 1969-06-09
Series Medical Center Unknown 1969-04-17
Series Showcase '68 Unknown 1968-06-11
Series Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Series The Dom DeLuise Show Unknown 1968-05-01
Series Operation: Entertainment Unknown 1968-01-05
Series The Woody Woodbury Show Unknown 1967-10-21
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1967-09-09
Series The Jonathan Winters Show Unknown 1967-12-27
Series The Joey Bishop Show Unknown 1967-04-17
Series Girl Talk Unknown 1966
Series The Hollywood Squares Unknown 1966-10-17
Movie Freedom Spectacular Unknown 1964-05-14
Series That Regis Philbin Show Unknown 1964-10-26
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Series The Keefe Brasselle Show Unknown 1963-06-25
Series The Tonight Show Unknown 1962-04-02
Series The Lively Ones Unknown 1962-07-26
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1961-12-11
Series Insight Unknown 1960-10-02
Movie Let's Rock Herself 1958-06-01
Series The Big Record Unknown 1957-08-18
Series The Jack Paar Tonight Show Unknown 1957-07-29
Series Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium Unknown 1955-09-25
Series Stage Show Unknown 1954-07-03
Series Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Unknown 1948-12-24
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20