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Kirstie Alley

Kirstie Alley has punctuated her career with multiple awards and success in top-grossing films and highly acclaimed television programs. Alley most recently appeared in the CBS Movie of the Week Family Sins, to rave reviews. She is best known for her portrayal of Rebecca Howe on NBC's Cheers, one of the most critically and commercially beloved sitcoms of all time. During her six years on the show, she garnered Emmy, Golden Globe, and People's Choice Awards for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. Alley continued her sitcom success as the producer and star of NBC's Veronica's Closet, for which she earned a People's Choice award, as well as Emmy, SAG, and Golden Globe nominations. Other television credits include CBS movie David's Mother, for which she won an Emmy, and the miniseries The Last Don, adapted from the novel by Mario Puzo.

Alley made her film debut in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, and starred opposite John Travolta in the wildly successful Look Who's Talking series. Other film credits include Woody Allen's Deconstructing Harry, Drop Dead Gorgeous, For Richer or Poorer, and Summer School.

In 2003, Alley portrayed the mentally disabled Donna Lee Shelby Thornton in the CBS film Profoundly Normal She also played Ann Putnam CBS miniseries Salem Witch Trials.

She most recently starred in The CBS film, Family Sins and While I Was Gone.


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Kirstie Alley Facts

OccupationActress
BirthdayJanuary 12, 1951 (66)
SignCapricorn
BirthplaceWichita, Kansas, USA
Height5' 7" (1m70)  How tall is Kirstie Alley compared to you?
Awards1991 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy (for Cheers)

Selected Filmography

Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
The Last Don II (1998)
For Richer or Poorer (1997)
Mario Puzo's The Last Don (1997)
It Takes Two (1995) user recommendation
Look Who's Talking Now (1993)
Look Who's Talking Too (1990)
Look Who's Talking (1989)
Shoot to Kill (1988)
Summer School (1987)
Blind Date (1984)
Runaway (1984)
Cheers (1982) tv
Star Trek II (1982)
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