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Overview (3)

Born in Wichita, Kansas, USA
Birth NameKirstie Louise Alley
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Kirstie Alley was born on January 12, 1951 in Wichita, Kansas, USA as Kirstie Louise Alley. She is an actress and producer, known for Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999), Look Who's Talking (1989) and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982). She was previously married to Parker Stevenson and Robert Alley.

Spouse (2)

Parker Stevenson (22 December 1983 - 1997) ( divorced) ( 2 children)
Robert Alley (1970 - 25 December 1977) ( divorced)

Trade Mark (4)

Natural brunette hair
Sparkling green eyes
Voluptuous figure
Seductive deep voice

Trivia (31)

Graduated from Wichita Southeast High School (1969) and attended Kansas State University but dropped out.
Two adopted children from her marriage to Parker Stevenson: William True Stevenson (born September 28, 1992) and Lillie Price Stevenson (born June 15, 1994).
Former high school cheerleader.
Has appeared on Match Game PM (1975) in 1979, where she won $6,000. Identified herself as an interior designer who was in Los Angeles, California from Wichita, Kansas, on a job assignment. Then, in 1980, she was a contestant on Password Plus (1979), but took home only $800.
Suffers from a fear of flying.
Shared an apartment with Mimi Rogers while they were first starting out.
Former sister-in-law of Hutch Parker and Rebecca Pollack.
Has her own Star Trek action figure made in her likeness from the movie Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982).
Was briefly engaged to actor James Wilder.
Is the only regular character from Cheers (1982) - with the exception of Coach (the late Nicholas Colasanto) - not to guest-star on Frasier (1993).
Her mother was killed in an automobile accident caused by a drunk driver in 1981.
When she appeared on Password Plus (1979), she was partnered with Dick Martin. When she appeared on Match Game PM (1975), Martin was one of the six celebrity panelists.
John Travolta's best female friend and close friends with Oprah Winfrey.
Is a huge fan of Jamie Foxx and Prince.
Opened a literacy and tutoring center in her hometown of Wichita, Kansas called Lillie's Learning Place, named after her daughter.
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on November 9, 1995.
Looked after John Travolta and Kelly Preston's daughter Ella Bleu Travolta at the time of the birth of their son Benjamin; was subsequently the first celebrity friend to see the new arrival.
Had a miscarriage, when she expected her first child with husband Parker Stevenson. [September 1990]
Her first husband Robert Alley was a distant relative who shared the same last name.
In May 2000, she purchased the former home of Lisa Marie Presley, a 5,200-sq-ft. waterfront mansion in Clearwater, Florida for $1.5 million.
In 2007, she gave $5 million to the Church of Scientology, and in 2010, placed her home in Encino, California on the market for $6.5 million.
Worked as a lifeguard and an interior designer after moving to Los Angeles, California.
Celebrity spokesperson for Pier 1 imports (2000-04) and for Jenny Craig, Inc. (2005-08).
Has lost over 75 pounds on Jenny Craig, Inc. [June 2008]
Announced she had regained 83 pounds (People magazine). [May 2009]
Competing on ABC's Dancing with the Stars (2005). [March 2011]
Parents are Robert Deal and Lillian Mickie Alley.
Has two siblings: Colette Alley and Craig Alley.
She has English, German, Scottish and Irish ancestry.
Endorsed Donald J. Trump as the 2016 Republican candidate for president.
She was awarded the 1983 Drama Logue Award for Outstanding Performance for "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

Personal Quotes (12)

[on acting] You are not in business to be popular.
I think what is important is a beautiful life, and you are the creator and designer of that life. (Woman's World, July 26, 2005)
I have photographs taken of me at the time I was addicted, and thought I looked good. I see them today and realize my eyes were dead.
I always feel like there is some dude out there with money that I could fall back on if I needed to.
I don't like psychiatry. I don't believe it works. I believe psychiatrists are neurotic or psychotic, for the most part.
When push comes to shove, it ain't science that's going to lift you up. It's the belief, the spiritual side of life that's going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are.
I stay positive because it's the only way to live. When I play ball, I play hardball.
I was really tired of words like "plus size", "round" and "large". I thought, "Come on, we're fat.".
[on how to pronounce her first name] It's Kirstie, like thirsty, Kirstie.
Seems like when we cease to inspire... we cease.
[on falling in love with John Travolta] Believe me, it took everything that I had inside, outside, whatever, to not run off and marry John and be with John for the rest of my life. He was the greatest love of my life.
The only thing you can ever be in life is yourself because that's the only thing someone else can't be.

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