Alley, an actress best known for her role in the comedy series cheers in the 1980s and 90s, passed away at the age of 71. she had recently been diagnosed with cancer and had won an emmy and a golden globe for her performance in the show. her co-stars michael danson, kelsey grammer, and rhea perlman paid their respects to her, remembering her fondly. alley had also made her film debut in star trek ii: the wrath of khan and starred alongside john travolta in the look who’s talking film series.
Passing of kirstie alley happened recently and was surrounded by her closest family. she had been diagnosed with cancer and fought with great strength until the end. alley had also proposed the idea of six more episodes as a way to end the show with “style and class”.
Alley’s passing was met with sadness from her family, friends, and co-stars. she had a mutual respect and connection with parker stevenson that lasted for many years, even after their divorce. travolta paid his respects to alley on instagram, writing, “kirstie was one of the most special relationships i’ve ever had. i love you kirstie.” she had a successful career in acting and left behind a legacy of laughter and joy.