Touched by an Angel

Touched By An Angel made Roma Downey a better person

While the series touched viewers' hearts worldwide, it made one of the stars a better person.

Della Reese gave out Angel Awards in 1980 as a co-host of the ceremony

Reese was an angel on television and in real life.

Viewers fought for Touched by an Angel after the series faced hardships

"Honey, it seems like folks did everything they could to knock this show off the air," Della Reese said.

After Touched by an Angel ended, Roma Downey wanted to play a ''non-angel'' role

Downey loved playing an angel, but that didn't mean she wanted to play one forever.

Della Reese's first job doubled as a singer and hostess in a nightclub

At the nightclub, Reese got to study the styles of guests who appeared like Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday.

Fans praised Touched By An Angel for being ''a rose among thorns''

During an age where television highlighted more violence and derogatory scenes, Touched by an Angel gave viewers an escape... MORE

Della Reese and Roma Downey had an instant connection on Touched by an Angel's set

The actresses instantly clicked, and the chemistry brought life to the series.
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