"Billy My Love" (AVCO Embassy)
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Rev. Dr. Della Reese Lett
5' 2" (1.57 m)
Did You Know?
[on her popularity while playing the 60-something "Tess" on Touched by an Angel
(1994)]: But I know we need a show like this in our lives because people want to hear that God loves them. I believe she [co-star Roma Downey
] and I were together in some other life, but if I say that, people look at me strange.
On one of the tapings of The Royal Family
(1991), she found out about one of Redd Foxx
's rituals he had done, years after he was doing Sanford and Son
(1972), assuming all of this was a joke. In fact, she actually heard it, for real, Foxx collapsed on the set and had a heart attack, where he was taken to a hospital and died in 1991. She attended his funeral later in the year.