Kirstie Alley, the comedy series Cheers star dies at the age of 71 due to cancer.
Kirstie Alley, born in 1951 in Wichita, was an interior designer. She began her acting career in 1982 debuting in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. The actor replaced the role of top comedian of that time Shelley Long and featured in the famous series Cheers.
In 1991, Alley won the lead actress Emmy award for her role in the series. The actor had a self titled TV land sitcom called ‘Kirstie’ which was canceled after the first season.
The news of the actor’s death was shared by her children on social media.
She is survived by a grandchild, a daughter, Lillie Price Stevenson, a son, William True Stevenson.