Kirstie Alley, who was Emmy-Winning dies at 71


Alley, who became famous for her role on "Cheers" and other films, has died after a brief battle with cancer.

The iconic actress who rose to prominence in television and movies passed away at age 71.

The family of Alley, including her children True and Lillie Parker, announced that she died from cancer recently discovered.

Her influence on screen is iconic, but she was an even more amazing mother and grandmother.

She has been in many successful TV shows, including "Veronica's Closet.

During her time on "Cheers," Ms. Alley quickly won over millions of viewers with her portrayal as Rebecca and became one the most beloved character in TV history.

She was a perfect addition to the show at its height of popularity following Shelley Long's departure.

In 1991, Alley won an Emmy for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

In 1994 she won yet another award - this time as best lead actress during the filming of "David's Mother."

Kirstie Alley is a well-known actress born on January 12, 1951, in Wichita, Kansas.

After attending Kansas State University, Alley left and moved to Los Angeles.

Overall, With her film debut in 1982's "Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan."

She quickly rose to stardom and became one of America's most well-known actresses.