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Kirsty Alley, best known for her role in ‘Cheers’, has died at the age of 71 after a cancer battle, family announced

Actress Kirsty Alley, best known for playing Rebecca on the sitcom Cheers, has died at the age of 71, her family said Monday.

Allie died surrounded by her family after battling cancer and receiving treatment at Florida’s Moffitt Cancer Center, her family said on Twitter.

“Our mother’s zest and passion for life, her children, grandchildren, and her many animals, not to mention her eternal joy of creation, are unparalleled and equal to hers.” Inspired us to live life to the fullest.

Alley was best known for his role as the bar manager on the NBC sitcom, but came on after Shelley Long left the show and also had a successful film and television career. This included her role in ‘Look Who’s Talking’ and its two sequels, and Cable playing a fictionalized version of her in her series ‘Fat Actress’. She also appeared on ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’.

Alley was nominated for multiple acting awards over the course of a career that began in the late 1970s. She won an Emmy Award for her performance in ‘Cheers’ and her 1994 TV movie ‘David’s Mother’. She even has a star on her Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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