On December 5, 71-year-old actress Kirstie Alley passed away from cancer. The children of the “Cheers” actress have verified the tragic news in a message posted on Kristie’s social media accounts.
The American actress Kirstie Alley died from cancer on Monday, December 5, at 71. She was best known for her roles in the films “Look who’s talking” (1989) and the television series “Cheers” (1987).
The email claims that the two-time Emmy winner “fought hard” and showed her love of life at every opportunity before passing away while surrounded by her nearest and dearest. They also guaranteed that, despite being an “iconic” character from film and television, she was an even greater mother and grandma.
The movie “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” launched Alley’s career in 1982, and she went on to star in films like “A Bunny’s Tale” (1985) and “Stark: Mirror Image” (1986 ). She was hired in 1987 to portray Rebecca Howe, a bar manager who wants to wed a millionaire from Boston, in “Cheers,” one of the most significant comedies on American television.
She won a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Comedy/Musical Series the same year and an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for this role in 1991.
Kirstie Alley another best-remembered role. Look Who’s Talking (1989), in which she co-starred with John Travolta and portrayed a single mother who fell in love with a taxi driver and whose storyline spanned two more films.