Two-time Emmy Award-winning Kirstie Alley revealed in TV series Cheersdied of cancer at the age of 71, his family announced Monday, December 5.
“We are sad to inform you that our amazing, hardworking and loving mother has died after a battle with cancer, which was only recently discovered”announced his children, Lillie Price Stevenson and William True Stevenson, in a statement posted on Twitter.
“Our mother’s drive and passion for life, her children, grandchildren and many animals, not to mention her undying joy in creating, was unparalleled and leaves us inspired to live life to the full as she did. »they add.
Tribute to John Travolta
Kirstie Alley was known for her role as Rebecca Howe in the series Cheers of NBC, on the life of the regulars of a Boston bar, for which she had received in 1991 the Emmy for best actress in a leading role in a comedy series.
She had received a second Emmy for her portrayal of a mother raising her autistic son alone, in the film crazy davidreleased in 2020.
Kirstie Alley also starred in the 1989 romantic comedy Hello mama here baby – as well as in its two sequels – alongside John Travolta. He paid tribute to the actress on Monday evening, posting on Instagram a photo of Kristie Alley as a young woman. “Kirstie was one of the most special relationships I’ve ever had”said John Travolta. “I love you Kirstie. I know we will meet again. »