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Actress Kirstie Alley has died at the age of 71 after a battle with cancer


Actress Kirstie Alley has died at the age of 71 after a battle with cancer

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Kirsty Alley, an actress best known for her role as Rebecca Howe on the sitcom “Cheers,” has died, her family said in a statement Monday. She was 71 years old.

Her children, True and Lily Parker, said in a statement: “We are sad to inform you that our incredible, fierce and loving mother has passed away after a battle with cancer.” social media,

The statement continued, “As iconic as she was on screen, she was also an amazing mother and grandmother.” He praised Elle’s passion, love and creativity and thanked the doctors and nurses at Moffitt Medical Center for their care.

Alley won both an Emmy and a Golden Globe for her role in “Cheers”.

“Cheers” star Kirsty Alley poses for a portrait in Los Angeles in October 1983.

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The actress also starred opposite John Travolta in the 1989 romantic comedy, “Look Who’s Talking”. “Kirsty was one of the most special relationships I’ve ever had,” Travolta posted an emotional memory of his co-star on Instagram.

“I love you Kirsty. I know we’ll see each other again.”

This is a developing story. It will be updated.

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