Kirstie Alley passes away at 71 after battling cancer

The 71-year-old actress Kirstie Alley has died of cancer.

For her work on the well-liked TV show as a pub manager and waitress, Alley received a Golden Globe and an Emmy award.

The Kansas-born celebrity also starred in the TV sitcom Veronica's Closet and the Look Who's Talking movie series.

Her former castmates Ted Danson and John Travolta led the tributes, praising her for her warm heart and wicked sense of humor.

The 71-year-old actress Kirstie Alley, best known for her roles in Veronica's Closet and Cheers, has passed away.

Source: BBC