As confirmed by her family, the American actress Kirstie Alley He passed away this Monday at the age of 71. The interpreter, who became popularly known in the eighties after her participation in the series Cheers or in the movies Look who’s talkinghas died from a recently discovered cancer.

According to a statement posted on social media by his two sons, William True y Lillie Pricedespite fighting “with great force” against the disease, has not finally been able to defeat it: “It is with great sadness that we inform that our incredible, strong and loving mother has passed away after a battle with cancer that was recently discovered.”

In addition, her family has ensured that the actress was happy until the last day, since she was always accompanied by those she loved the most: “She has been surrounded by her closest family and has fought with great strength, leaving us with the certainty of her joy and her desire to live. If she was incredible on the screen, she was also incredible as a mother and grandmother”.

They have also taken advantage of the statement to thank the medical team that has treated her during this time and those people who have cared so much for her.

Kirstey conquered the whole world after starring as the famous manager of CheersRebecca Howe and Mollie Jensen a Look who’s talking. The actress became an undisputed star and came to participate in dozens of series and movies. The last appearance of her on the small screen was in a chapter of Los Goldberg in the year 2019.

All her followers and colleagues have wanted to show their support for the family, leaving emotional messages on the actress’s social networks. Among them, John Travolta, who coincided with the actress in look who’s talking. The protagonist of Grease He has defined Kirstey as “one of the most special relationships he’s ever had.” In addition, she has shared some photos on her Instagram profile assuring “that they will see each other again.”