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Emmy award winning actress Kirstie Alley has passed away after her battle with cancer. She was 71 years old.
Her daughters shared a statement announcing her passing. “We are sad to inform you that our incredible, fierce and loving mother has passed away after a battle with cancer, only recently discovered,” True and Lillie Parker wrote. “She was surrounded by her closest family and fought with great strength, leaving us with a certainty of her never-ending joy of living and whatever adventures lie ahead,” they continued. “As iconic as she was on screen, she was an even more amazing mother and grandmother.”
The statement continued, “We are grateful to the incredible team of doctors and nurses at the Moffitt Cancer Center for their care.”
The ‘Cheers’ actress too earned a Golden Globe for best actress alongside an Emmy for outstanding lead actress.
May she rest peacefully.