Not afraid to be funny
Kirstie Alley made her film debut in 1982, starring in Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan. Since the start of her career, the actress has appeared in supporting roles in a number of films such as Blind Date and The Runaway.
company”, which aired on NBC for 11 consecutive seasons. In 1991, Kirstie Alley won an Emmy Award for her participation in the series. In her words of thanks for the award, the actress delivered the famous obscene speech that further discussed in the media. On stage, Kirstie Ally turned to her husband Parker Stevenson.
According to the publication Decider, at that time they didn’t joke about sex from the stage, so Ally’s speech shocked the audience .
In 1994, Kirstie Alley received her second Emmy Award for her role in the television film David’s Mother, in which she played the mother of a teenager with autism.
In addition to serials, in the 1990s, Kirstie Alley played in family comedies: “Who would say”, “Two: me and my shadow”, “In poverty and in wealth.”
Loved John Travolta
In 1989, Kirstie Alley starred in the film ” Who’s to say.” Her screen partner was John Travolta. The plot of the picture tells about a single mother Molly, who, on the way to the hospital, meets the taxi driver Miki, and he subsequently becomes a friend of a young mother and a nanny for her child. The film received a sequel: in 1990, the tape “Who would say-2” was released, and in 1993 “Who would say-3”.
During the filming of the film, Kirstie Alley and John Travolta experienced to each other, writes People. However, they were not a couple, as both were busy. Since 1983, Kirstie Alley was married to Parker Stevenson, and John Travolta was in a relationship with Kelly Preston, whom he later married.
In 2018, Kirstie Alley admitted that she had loved John Travolta all her life.
At the same time, Kirstie Alley in the podcast Dan Wuttan told that she flirted with John Travolta on the set of the film Who Would Tell. The actress stopped flirting with her partner in the film only after his wife Kelly Preston approached her. post on Instagram (the owner of the Meta company is recognized as extremist in Russia and banned).
Struggled with excess weight
For many years, Kirstie Alley struggled with being overweight. In 2004, she became a spokesperson for the diet food company Jenny Craig. Then the actress managed to lose 34 kg in a few years. In interview with People magazine Kirstie Alley said that she lost weight by eating Jenny Craig products: her daily diet was about 1500 calories per day.
However, after a couple of years, the actress stopped working with the American company. Then Kirstie Alley gained 38 kg.
In 2010, Kirstie Alley founded her own line of organic products, Organic Liaison. In 2011, the celebrity lost 45 kg. She claimed she lost weight because of her company’s products.
In 2012, Ellie received a class action lawsuit saying that the actress managed to lose weight through on Dancing with the Stars, not with Organic Liaison products. The lawsuit was settled after Kirstie Alley changed the description on her brand’s products to remove the “weight loss” label from them.
Died of Cancer
Kirstie Alley passed away on December 5, 2022 at the age of 72 after a short battle with cancer. The death of the actress was reported by her children on social networks.
Her colleagues honored the memory of Kirstie Alley. Jamie Lee Curtis, Steve Guttenberg, Tim Allen expressed their condolences on social networks.