When I got fat, I was being stupid. It was a little bit like when I used to do drugsKirstie Alley loses 50 lbs and TV show? Sep 21, 2005
I had a great time getting fat and now I'm going to have an even greater time losing weightKirstie Alley spoofs herself on new show Dec 21, 2004
This show has been cathartic for me ... shown me who I really am ... againKirstie Alley to star in reality series Feb 24, 2010
Just remember what happens to the big bad, drunk woolfLopez apologizes for Alley 'piggy' quip Mar 25, 2011
It's like the most extraordinary adventure I've ever been on in my lifeWard and Johnson win 'Dancing' May 24, 2011
Kirstie Louise Alley (born January 12, 1951) is an American actress known for her role in the TV show Cheers, in which she played Rebecca Howe from 1987–1993, winning an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award as the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 1991. She is also known for her role in the Look Who's Talking film series as Mollie Ubriacco.
Kirstie Alley was born in Wichita, Kansas, the daughter of Lillian Mickie (née Heaton), a homemaker, and Robert Deal Alley, who owned a lumber company. She has two siblings, Colette and Craig. Alley attended Wichita Southeast High School and became a cheerleader, graduating in 1969. She attended college at Kansas State University in 1969. In 1981, a car accident caused by a drunk driver killed her mother and left her father seriously injured. Her father eventually recovered. Kirstie came to Los Angeles to work as an interior designer and appeared as a contestant on the popular game show Match Game, where she won multiple games. She also appeared on the game show Password Plus in 1980.
Alley has won two Emmy Awards during her career. Her first two nominations for her work on Cheers did not earn her the award, but her third, in 1991, garnered her the statuette for that series. In her speech, she thanked then-husband Parker Stevenson "for giving me the big one for the last eight years".