Kirsty Alley’s cause of death revealed: ‘Recently determined’

Kirsty Alley has died aged 71 after a short battle with colon cancer, her representatives said.

A spokesperson for the veteran actress confirmed the official cause of death People.

Alley’s family a statement On Monday, he wrote on Twitter that he had died after a battle with “recently diagnosed” cancer.

They also recognized the “amazing team” at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our incredible, fierce and loving mother following a recent diagnosis of cancer,” the statement read.

The children said in a statement that Alley was “surrounded by his closest family” at the time of his death and that he was “fighting with great strength.”

“Our mother’s passion and enthusiasm for life, her children, grandchildren and numerous animals, not to mention her eternal enjoyment of creation, are incomparable, inspiring us to live life to the fullest just like her,” the message reads.

Alley is best known for playing sexy bar manager Rebecca Howe on the NBC comedy Cheers, co-starring Ted Danson from 1987 to 1993. image, for which he was nominated five times. He won a Golden Globe for his supporting role.

His career spanning over 40 years has included many film roles including Vulcan as Starfleet In 1982, she played an officer in the hit film Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and in 1989 as a single mother in Look Who’s Talking, starring Travolta, Bruce Willis, Olympia Dukakis and George Segal. The popular film also spawned a sequel, Look Who’s Talking Now, in 1990, and Look Who’s Talking Now, in 1993.

Kirsty Alley won her Emmy at the annual Primetime Emmy Awards on September 11, 1994 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.
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She won the 1994 Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special for the CBS drama David’s Mother.

Most of Alley’s work has focused on comedy, with TV shows including The Goldbergs, The Middle, Hot in Cleveland, The King of Queens, Dharma and Greg, and others.


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