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Kirstie Alley

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 thriller Shoot to Kill and the Look Who's Talking film series as Mollie Ubriacco. More recently, Alley has appeared in reality shows revolving around her life. 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. Alley is of Irish descent. She has two siblings, Colette and Craig. Alley attended Wichita Southeast High School, 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 made her movie debut in 1982 in

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Kirstie Alley: Who Let the Dogs Out?

Kirstie Alley:
Who Let the Dogs Out?

"Fat Actress" star Kirstie Alley doesn't waste any time working a meal off her waistline, wherever it is. Just after lunching at Geoffrey's in Malibu, the 56-year-old Jenny Craig spokesperson… READ MORE >

L. Ron's Angels

L. Ron's
Angels

Scientology church ladies Kelly Preston, Kirstie Alley and Priscilla Presley used their combined intergalatic superpowers for, er, good on Saturday. The holy trinity of thetans hammed it up for… READ MORE >

- 2810 days ago
Kirstie Alley Big Again

Kirstie Alley
Big Again

Kirstie Alley showed off a reduced figure on Oprah just a month ago, but this past weekend she was spotted looking as though she'd already packed on holiday pounds.Kirstie was spotted getting a… READ MORE >

- 2880 days ago
Kirstie Alley: Junk OUT the Trunk??

Kirstie Alley:
Junk OUT the Trunk??

It's the biggest thing since Oprah fit into jeans -- or maybe we should say the smallest? Maybe not.Almost a year ago, Kirstie Alley promised Oprah that she would show off her body on Winfrey's… READ MORE >

- 2915 days ago
Kirstie Fingers the Photogs

Kirstie
Fingers the Photogs

Like Barbra Streisand and David Schwimmer before her, Kirstie Alley likes to drop the F-bomb.The former "Fat Actress" was shopping at the chic Beverly Hills boutique Theodore, when Alley noticed… READ MORE >

- 2925 days ago
Kirstie Blows it Out

Kirstie
Blows it Out

A huge plastic hot dog, an enormous Pez dispenser and a gaggle of stuffed, feathered birds are sitting on a lawn. No, it's not the set-up for a joke; it's Kirstie Alley's yard sale.Among the… READ MORE >

- 2960 days ago
Kirstie Ditches More Extra Baggage

Kirstie
Ditches More Extra Baggage

Is diet queen Kirstie Alley selling her oversized french fries, fruit and even her Dalmatian? Alley lined the front yard of her Los Angeles home on Wednesday with mattresses, chairs, stools and… READ MORE >

- 2961 days ago
Water is the New Weapon

Water
Is the New Weapon

While Kate Moss may get away with karate-chopping the paparazzi in the UK, stateside it seems like the best defense against pesky cameramen is water.Dousing not one but two groups of photogs… READ MORE >

- 3067 days ago

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