American actress Kirstie Alley, who
became a household name during the 1990s and early 2000s, mostly for her roles in sitcoms, passed away on Monday, December 5, aged 71.
Here are 8 must-watch movies and TV shows
of Kirstie Alley:
Cheers is an American sitcom that ran for
eleven seasons, since 1982 till 1993 on NBC. The show is set in a bar called ‘Cheers’
in Boston where people from different walks of life meet and share their
The show mainly focuses on Sam Malone,
the bar’s owner and head bartender, and waitresses Diane Chambers and Carla
Tortelli. Kirstie Alley played the role of Rebecca Howe, introduced in the sixth
season, as the assistant manager assigned by the bar’s new corporate franchise
Veronica’s Closet is an American sitcom
created by F.R.I.E.N.D.S’s creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman that aired
on NBC from 1997 to 2000.
The show stars Kirstie Alley in the lead
role of Veronica ‘Ronnie’ Chase, the head of Veronica’s Closet, a lingerie and
bedroom accessories company based in New York City. Although known as the Queen of
Romance, she is constantly cheated on by her husband Bryce. She leaves her
womanizing husband and decides to lead her life as a single woman as the story follows
her personal and professional life.
David’s Mother (1994)
David’s Mother is a 1994 American
made-for-television film that stars Kirstie Alley as Sally Goodson, a devoted
mother making sacrifices to strengthen her relationship with her autistic son,
David. She lives alone in a New York City apartment with her son and blames
herself for her son’s mental condition.
Scream Queens is an American black
comedy that premiered in 2015. Spanning two seasons, the series consists of an
Kirstie Alley was introduced in the show
in its second season as Nurse Ingrid Hoffel. The first season focused on the
Kappa House sorority at Wallace University which prefers admission to only elites.
The second season shows the Dean of the university opening a hospital after
leaving the University business.
Drop Dead Gorgeous
Drop Dead Gorgeous is an American
mockumentary released in 1999.
The black comedy shows the
competitiveness and chaos that arises in an annual-beauty pageant in the small
town of Minnesota. Kirstie Alley stars as Gladys Leeman, one of the top
contenders at the pageant. The film’s satirical take unfolds as multiple
contestants of the regional American teen pageant began to die suspiciously.
It Takes Two
It Takes Two is a 1995 American romantic
comedy starring Kirstie Alley, Steve Guttenberg, and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
in the lead roles.
The story follows Amanda Lemmon, a
nine-year-old orphan who wants Diane Barrows (played by Alley), a social worker, to adopt her. Although Barrows desires to adopt her, she is unable to due to her
low income and unmarried status. Barrows finds love when she meets Alyssa
Callaway’s billionaire father, Roger.
Look Who’s Talking
Look Who’s Talking is a 1989 American comedy
starring John Travolta and Kirstie Alley in the lead roles.
Mollie (played by Alley) is an
accountant and a single parent living in New York City who wants a man to care
for her and her baby. Bruce Willis voices her son, Mickey, who gets vocal about the
relationship between his mother and a cab driver.
For Richer or Poorer
For Richer or Poorer is a 1997 American
comedy starring Tim Allen and Kirstie Alley in the title roles of Brad Sexton
and Caroline Sexton who encounter both marital and financial problems during
Just when they decide to call it quits,
the couple discovers that their accountant has embezzled and has placed the blame