Kirstie Alley died at home, cremated: death certificate reveals

Kirstie Alley
Pictured: Kirstie Alley backstage at the Zang Toi NYFW show in New York, September 13, 2011.


  • Kirstie Alley’s death certificate revealed her remains were cremated
  • The document also confirmed that she died at home earlier this month.
  • The actress battled colon cancer before her shocking passing away

New details about Kirstie Alley’s death and funeral have surfaced this week.

On Thursday, the actress’ death certificate obtained by Us Weekly revealed that she died at her home in Clearwater, Florida. She was 71 years old.

After her death on December 5, Alley was cremated. However, it was unclear where his ashes were kept.

Prior to her death, the “Cheers” alum was diagnosed with colon cancer and even received treatment at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

The Hollywood star’s adult children with ex-husband Parker Stevenson, William True Stevenson and Lillie Stevenson, announced his death via his Instagram account.

“To all our friends, all over the world… We are sad to announce that our amazing, fierce and loving mother has passed away after a recently discovered battle with cancer,” they captioned a photo of Alley posing with a bicycle.

“She was surrounded by her closest family and fought with great strength, leaving us with the certainty of her endless zest for life and all the adventures that lay ahead. screen, she was an even more amazing mother and grandmother,” they added.

Tributes poured in from her fans and former co-stars following the announcement.

In a statement to Deadline, her “Cheers” co-star Kelsey Grammer said, “I’ve always believed that grieving a public figure is a private matter, but I will say I love it.”

John Travolta, who starred with her in the ‘Look Who’s Talking’ movies, took to Instagram to share a photo of the late actress. He then dedicated a message to her in the caption.

“Kirstie was one of the most special relationships I have ever had. I love you, Kirstie. I know we will meet again,” he wrote.

Denise Richards, who played her on-screen daughter in the movie ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’, expressed how “lucky” she was to have the opportunity to work with Alley.

“Kirstie is one of the funniest, kindest, strongest women I’ve ever met. I’m so lucky and grateful to have been able to make a movie with her playing my mom,” he said. she writes on Instagram.

Alley first rose to fame when she starred as Rebecca Howe in NBC’s “Cheers” in 1987. She won a Golden Globe for Best Actress and an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress for her portrayal of the character in 1991, according to People.

Alley went on to star in numerous TV shows and movies, including “Veronica’s Closet,” “Fat Actress,” “It Takes Two,” “Summer School,” and “Scream Queens,” among many others.

Kirstie Alley
‘Scream Queens’ Season 2 star Kirstie Alley has admitted she had some serious stage fright on her first day on set of the FOX series. Pictured: Alley attends the ‘Kirstie’ premiere party at Harlow on December 3, 2013 in New York City.
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