Los Angeles (USA), 5 December. Kirsty Alley, an American actress best known for her work in “Look Who’s Talking” (1989) and the series “Cheers” (1987), died on Monday at the age of 71 due to cancer.
A statement released by her children True and Lily Parker on the actress’ Twitter account read, “We are so sad to announce that our amazing, fierce, fierce and loving mother has passed away after a battle with cancer Has gone.”
The newspaper describes that before she died, the two-time Emmy winner was surrounded by her close family and loved ones, and that she “worked hard” to show her joy for life at every turn.
Furthermore, he assured that although she was an “iconic” personality of cinema and television, she was also a better mother and grandmother.
Elie’s (Wichita, Kansas, 1951) career began in 1982 with the film “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan”, and went on to appear in films such as “A Bunny’s Tale” (1985) or “Stark: Mirror Image” (1986). continued with ,
In 1987 she was hired to be part of “Cheers”, one of the most important comedies on American television, in which she played Rebecca Howe, a bar manager who turns out to be a Boston millionaire. wishes to marry.
The role earned her an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 1991 and a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Comedy/Musical Series in the same year.
One of the most memorable projects of the actress was “Look Who’s Talking” (1989), in which she starred opposite John Travolta, in which she gave life to a single mother who falls in love with a taxi driver, in the plot of which two More movies included. ,
But Elle’s career was also marked by such shows as “Veronica’s Closet” (1997-2000) or “Fat Actress” (2005), as well as her work as a producer.