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Remembering Kirstie Alley

The Emmy-winning actress has died at age 71 of colon cancer, after a short illness. She was best known for her appearances in "Look Who's Talking" alongside close friend John Travolta, and "Cheers." Alley was also a committed Scientologist and supporter of Donald Trump, claiming that this had led to her being blacklisted by Hollywood. Here's a look at her life and career, including tributes from her famous friends and interviews.

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    The actress has died at age 71

    Kirstie Alley started her career in 1982 in "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan," and went on to appear in sitcoms like "Cheers" and "Veronica's Closet," and movies including "Look Who's Talking." More recently, she appeared on "Dancing With the Stars" and this year, "The Masked Singer."

    Kirstie Alley, ‘Cheers’ and ‘Veronica’s Closet’ star, dead at 71

    Kirstie Alley, ‘Cheers’ and ‘Veronica’s Closet’ star, dead at 71

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    Kirstie Alley and Scientology

    Alley became involved with Scientology in 1979, crediting the controversial church with helping her overcome her addiction to cocaine.

    Her Famous Friends

    Celebrities including co-stars Ted Danson, John Travolta and Jamie Lee Curtis, and former president Donald Trump, pay tribute.

    In Her Own Words

    Interviews with Alley, plus videos of her appearances on "The Masked Singer" and "Dancing With the Stars."

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