Beloved actress Kirstie Alley has passed away aged 71. On her Instagram page, her family shared the sad news that Alley had lost her fight with cancer.
Alley became a star through her appearance on the sitcom Cheers, and throughout her career, the two-time Emmy-winning actress starred in many successful films, as well as becoming a fan favorite on Dancing With The Stars.
Her family released a lengthy statement on Monday, sharing more details about her last hours alive.
Kirstie Alley’s early life was a rollercoaster. She was born on January 12, 1951, in Wichita, Kansas.