Kirstie Alley, Emmy-winning ‘Cheers’ star, dies at 71


              FILE -Boston Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs, center, poses, March 2, 1988, with the cast of "Cheers" during rehearsal for an episode in which he appears. Cast members include, John Ratzenberger, Rhea Perlman, George Wendt, Woody Harrelson, Kirstie Alley and Ted Danson. Alley, a two-time Emmy winner who starred in the 1980s sitcom “Cheers” and the hit film “Look Who’s Talking,” has died. She was 71. Her death was announced Monday by her children on social media and confirmed by her manager. The post said their mother died of cancer that was recently diagnosed. (AP Photo/Ira Mark Gostin, File)
            
              FILE - Kirstie Alley poses for a photograph on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Nov. 9, 1995 in Los Angeles. Alley, a two-time Emmy winner who starred in the 1980s sitcom “Cheers” and the hit film “Look Who’s Talking,” has died. She was 71. Her death was announced Monday by her children on social media and confirmed by her manager. The post said their mother died of cancer that was recently diagnosed. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
            
              FILE - Kirstie Alley attends the Broadway opening night of "Constellations" at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in New York. Alley, a two-time Emmy winner who starred in the 1980s sitcom “Cheers” and the hit film “Look Who’s Talking,” has died. She was 71. Her death was announced Monday by her children on social media and confirmed by her manager. The post said their mother died of cancer that was recently diagnosed. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - Kirstie Alley holds her trophy for Favorite Female Television Performer during the People's Choice Awards on March 11, 1991, in Los Angeles. Alley won for her role as Rebecca on "Cheers." Alley, a two-time Emmy winner who starred in the 1980s sitcom “Cheers” and the hit film “Look Who’s Talking,” has died. She was 71. Her death was announced Monday by her children on social media and confirmed by her manager. The post said their mother died of cancer that was recently diagnosed. (AP Photo/Julie Markes, File)
            
              FILE - Ted Danson, left, and Kirstie Alley pose backstage at the 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 19, 1991, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Danson and Alley won for best actor and best actress in a television comedy for their work on "Cheers." Alley, a two-time Emmy winner who starred in the 1980s sitcom “Cheers” and the hit film “Look Who’s Talking,” has died. She was 71. Her death was announced Monday by her children on social media and confirmed by her manager. The post said their mother died of cancer that was recently diagnosed. (AP Photo/Doug Pizac, File)
            
              FILE -  Kirstie Alley attends the premiere of HBO's "Girls" on Jan. 5, 2015, in New York.  Alley, a two-time Emmy winner who starred in the 1980s sitcom “Cheers” and the hit film “Look Who’s Talking,” has died. She was 71. Her death was announced Monday by her children on social media and confirmed by her manager. The post said their mother died of cancer that was recently diagnosed. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Kirstie Alley, Emmy-winning ‘Cheers’ star, dies at 71