Actress Kirstie Alley, 71, passed away on Monday. Famous for her parts in movies like “Look Who’s Talking,” she had a long and successful acting career. Her performance in “Look Who’s Talking” earned her an Emmy. Alley’s children, sent a message on their mother’s numerous social media accounts on Monday night.
“We are sad to inform you that our incredible, fierce and loving mother has passed away after a battle with cancer, only recently discovered,”
Alley won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for her supporting performances as a bar manager and a waitress in “Look who’s talking.”
“To all our friends, far and wide around the world…We are sad to inform you that our incredible, fierce and loving mother has passed away after a battle with cancer, only recently discovered. 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.
As iconic as she was on screen, she was an even more amazing mother and grandmother. We are grateful to the incredible team Of doctors and nurses at the Moffitt Cancer Center for their care. Our mother’s zest and passion for life, her children, grandchildren and her many animals, not to mention her eternal joy of creating, were unparalleled and leave us inspired to live life to the fullest just as she did.”
“We thank you for your love and prayers and ask that
you respect our privacy at this difficult time.
With love always,
True and Lillie Parker.”
William “True” Stevenson and Lillie Price Stevenson, Alley’s children, sent a message on their mother’s numerous social media accounts on Monday night. They mourned their mother’s death and gushed over her in the letter. Her managers released a statement revealing her death shortly after the first news.
Stevenson, now 70 years old, used Instagram to post a heartfelt tribute to Alley after hearing the awful news.
I am so grateful for our years together, and for the two incredibly beautiful children and now grandchildren that we have. You will be missed. With love,
Parker” He wrote
Alley won an Emmy in 1991 for “excellent performance by a female actor or actress in a comedy series role.” In 1993, she starred as the title character in the CBS TV movie “David’s Mother,” for which she received a second Emmy Award nomination.
Her many admirers are heartbroken by the news and are praying for the resilience of her family and friends.