Sad news from Hollywood. Kirstie Alleyknown worldwide for being the protagonist of look who’s talking Y cheers, He passed away at the age of 71 after losing a tough battle with cancer..
“We are saddened to inform you that our incredible, fierce and loving mother passed away after a recently discovered battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her closest family and fought hard, leaving us with the knowledge of her never-ending joy in life and the adventures that awaited her. As iconic as she was on screen, she was an even more incredible mother and grandmother,” her family said in a statement shared through the official Kirstie Alley account. On Instagram.
Kirstie Alley spent her last moments in Tampa, Florida, her place of residence and where she was also clinically treated against the terrible disease. Although it was not possible to save her life, the family was grateful to the doctors involved in her treatment: “We are grateful to the incredible team of doctors and nurses at Moffitt Cancer Center.”
The emotional message concludes: “The enthusiasm and passion for life of our mother, her children, her grandchildren and her many animals, not to mention her undying joy of creating, was unmatched and leaves us inspired to live life to the fullest in such a way. as she did. We thank you for your love and prayers and ask that you respect our privacy at this difficult time.”
Kirstie Alley set her career course during 1974, when he dropped out of Kansas State University to study drama. After five years dedicated to learning, she made the leap to Hollywood, where she quickly began to attract the spotlight on game shows like match game Y PasswordPlus.
It was in 1982 when she got her first acting job in Star Trek II: The Khan’s Wrath, feature film where he gave life to Saavik. Her excellent work earned her a nomination for “Best Supporting Actress” at the Saturn Awards. Later she had important roles in productions such as One More Chance, Champions, Blind Date Y runaway.
However, during 1987 an opportunity arose that would catapult his success like never before. Kirstie Alley replaced Shelley Long in Cheersconsidered as one of the sitcom most emblematic of the 80s and 90s. Her performance as Rebecca Howe became unforgettable and allowed her to earn a place in the Olympus of television.
After completing his work in Cheers During 1993, she became the protagonist of David’s Mother. Thanks to his work in this miniseries won an Emmy for “Best Actress”. But Kirstie Alley had one pending goal: to conquer the big screen.
In 1989 he starred, along with John Travolta, in the comedy look who’s talking, which was a success at the box office. Her popularity allowed two additional films to see the light of day, Look who’s talking toony Look who’s talking now. Following her involvement in this franchise, Kirstie Alley appeared in 3 Chains o’ Gold, The town of the damned, It Takes Two either Deconstructing Harry. We saw his last work in 2015 in the romantic comedy An accident called love.