More Kirstie Alley Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Drop Dead Gorgeous)Kirstie Alley's career has encompassed success in top-grossing films and highly acclaimed television, garnering multiple awards. Most recently she made her return to network television by producing and starring in the hit show, Veronica's Closet. In the show's first season, Alley won a People's Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series as well as nominations for the Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Emmy Awards. The show continues to rank consistently in the Nielsen top three.
Alley first gained notoriety for her portrayal of bar-owner Rebecca Howe on the long-running television comedy Cheers. During her six years on the show, she won the Emmy, Golden Globe and People's Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series.
Alley has an overall deal with Warner Bros. which encompasses features and television series. Her screen career includes recent performances in Woody Allen's acclaimed Deconstructing Harry and, with Tim Allen, the romantic comedy For Richer or Poorer. She recently finished production on The Mao Game, based on the New York Times bestseller. She will next reteam with John Travolta, with whom she starred in the Look Who's Talking series, in Common Ground.
Bio courtesy New Line Cinema for "Drop Dead Gorgeous" (24-Aug-2002)