Kirstie Alley DIES At The Age Of 71: ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’ Actress Passes Away After Her Battle With Cancer-REPORTS

‘Cheers’ and ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’ succumbed to cancer and her death was announced by her children via social media

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Kirstie Alley DIES At The Age Of 71: ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’ Actress Passes Away After Her Battle With Cancer-REPORTS
Hollywood star Kirstie Alley of ‘Cheers’ and ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’ passed away at the age of 71 following her battle with cancer. A recent Page Six report suggested that Alley’s death was announced by her children William Stevenson and Lillie Prince Stevenson via a statement shared on their late mother’s social media handle and stated that she “passed away after a battle with cancer, only recently discovered.”

The statement further read, "She was surrounded by her closest family and fought with great strength, leaving us with a certainty of her never-ending joy of living and whatever adventures lie ahead."


"As iconic as she was on screen, she was an even more amazing mother and grandmother. We are grateful to the incredible team of doctors and nurses at the Moffitt Cancer Center for their care," it continued.

Kirstie Alley’s children remembered their mother’s “zest and passion for life, her children, grandchildren and her many animals, not to mention her eternal joy of creating, were unparalleled and leave us inspired to live life to the fullest just as she did.”

"We thank you for your love and prayers and ask that you respect our privacy at this difficult time. With love always, True and Lillie Parker," the statement concluded.

Alley was married to her former partner Parker Stevenson from 1983 to 1997. She found fame playing Rebecca Howe in the NBC sitcom `Cheers` from 1987 to 1993. For this role, she received an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe in 1991, as per Page Six.

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