Kirstie Alley, who won an Emmy for her roles in “Cheers” and “Veronica’s Closet,” has died at age 71. “Our mother’s zest and passion for life, her children, grandchildren, and many animals, as well as her never-ending joy of making things, were unmatched and inspired us to live life to the fullest, just as she did,” it said.
Alley was best known for her role as Rebecca Howe, the sexy bar manager, in the NBC comedy “Cheers,” in which she played opposite Ted Danson from 1987 to 1993. She was nominated five times for the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Emmy in 1991, which she won for her role. She also won a Golden Globe for her work in the part.
In the hit 1982 movie “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan,” she played a Vulcan Starfleet officer. In the hit 1989 movie “Look Who’s Talking,” which also starred John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Olympia Dukakis, and George Segal, she played a career-driven single mom. “Look Who’s Talking Too,” which came out in 1990, and “Look Who’s Talking Now,” which came out in 1993, were both based on the movie. How Did She Die? In this article, you will get information about her cause of death.
Kirstie Alley Obituary And Cause Of Death
After news of Kirstie Alley’s death was announced by her kids on Monday, December 5, the late actress’ rep is providing more information. Her representatives said that Kirstie Alley died at age 71 after a short battle with colon cancer. A representative for the actress told People that the official cause of death was a heart attack.
Alley’s family said in a statement posted to Twitter on Monday that she died after a “recently found” battle with cancer. They also said nice things about the “amazing team” at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. The statement said, “We are sad to tell you that our amazing, fierce, and loving mother has died after a battle with cancer that was only just found.” In their statement, the children said that Alley was “surrounded by her closest family” when she died.