• Hollywood star Kirstie Alley passed away in late 2022
  • She started her memorable career in the eighties
  • This was Kirstie's journey through life

In December 2022, the world mourned the loss of actress Kirstie Alley. She suddenly died of cancer at the age of 71. Her illness was only discovered shortly before her passing. Not only was her family hit hard by the surprising death of the Hollywood icon, but also her fans. 

Kirstie Alley's early career was iconic

Alley was one of the biggest stars of the eighties. During her career she starred in various hit films and series. Her first role was in a little sci-fi classic known as Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. in 1982. She played the Vulcan "Lieutenant Saavik", and despite a convincing acting performance, Kirstie wasn't hired for the sequels!

Also interesting:

In her personal life. Kirstie was married to actor Parker Stevenson from 1983 to 1997. They adopted two children together after Kirstie had suffered a miscarriage. Shortly after, Kirstie starred in the Hollywood classic Dirty Dancing, alongside Patrick Swayze who she fell in love with during filming...

Watch the video above to learn more!