Died in USA singer and actress Della Reese

© AP Photo / Douglas C. Pizac American actress Della Reese. Archival photoDied in USA singer and actress Della Reese© AP Photo / Douglas C. Pizac

American singer and actress Della Reese, known for, among other things, thanks to the TV series «touched by an angel», died in California on 87 year of life, the newspaper reports People.

The fact of death confirmed celebrity media actress and colleague Reese on the series Roma Downey.

«On behalf of her husband Franklin Letta, as well as all her friends and family members, I share with you the news that our beloved Della Reese died peacefully at his home in California last night,» she said.

Vocal career Reece began to emerge when she was only six years old. Then she sang in a local Church in the 1940s he founded his own group, the Meditation Singers, in 1953 he signed a contract with Jubilee Records, which has released six albums, mostly consisting of classic jazz compositions.

Della Reese became a national favorite in 1957 after the release of her hit song And That Reminds Me. However, its hallmark is the song Don’t You Know? released two years later.

Reese television career began in the late 1960s. the Most famous was the role of Tess in the TV series «touched by an angel», goes from 1994 to 2003. In recent years, the actress pursued health problems, including diabetes, and in 2014 she left her career.