Kirstie Alley, the actress greatest identified for her function as Rebecca Howe on the sitcom “Cheers,” has died, her household mentioned in an announcement Monday. She was 71.
“We’re unhappy to tell you that our unimaginable, fierce and loving mom has handed away after a battle with most cancers, solely just lately found” her kids, True and Lillie Parker, mentioned in an announcement posted on social media.
“As iconic as she was on display, she was an much more wonderful mom and grandmother,” the assertion continued. They praised Alley’s ardour, love and creativity, and thanked the docs and nurses at Moffitt Medical Heart for her care.
Alley gained each an Emmy and a Golden Globe for her function on “Cheers.”
The actress additionally starred alongside John Travolta within the 1989 romantic comedy, “Look Who’s Speaking.” Travolta posted an emotional remembrance of his co-star on Instagram, writing, “Kirstie was one of the crucial particular relationships I’ve ever had.”
“I really like you Kirstie. I do know we’ll see one another once more.”
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