Kirstie Alley was cremated, her death certificate revealed.
The 71-year-old ‘Cheers’ actress died at her Florida home on December 5, a legal document obtained by Us Weekly on Thursday (12.29.22) also showed.
Her representative told Page Six that Kirstie had been diagnosed with colon cancer before her death.
Kirstie’s children announced her passing on December 5 via Twitter, saying on the platform that she died “after a battle with recently discovered cancer.”
Her son William ‘True’, 30, and daughter Lillie, 28, also praised their late mother as “incredible, fierce and loving” in their social media tribute.
They said: “As iconic as she was on screen, she was an even more incredible mother and grandmother.
“She was surrounded by her closest family and she fought very hard, leaving us with the certainty of her never-ending joie de vivre and the adventures that awaited her.”
His family added: “We are grateful to the incredible team of doctors and nurses at Moffitt Cancer Center for their care.”
True and Lillie’s father, Parker Stevenson, 70, who was married to Kirstie from 1983 to 1997, paid tribute saying: “I am so grateful for our years together and for the two incredibly beautiful children and now the grandchildren we have. . . You will be missed.
Kirstie’s close friend John Travolta, 68, who starred with her in the ‘Look Who’s Talking’ movies, led celebrity tributes to the actress after her death.
He said on Instagram: “Kirstie was one of the most special relationships I’ve ever had. I love you, Kirstie. I know we’ll see each other again.”
Kirstie’s first TV appearances were as a game show contestant on ‘The Match Game’ in 1979, but her breakout role came in 1987 when she was cast as Rebecca Howe on NBC’s long-running series ‘Cheers’.
Along with the series ‘Look Who’s Talking’, his film roles included ‘Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan’, ‘For Richer or Poorer’ and ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’.
The Emmy winner also had her own sitcom, “Veronica’s Closet,” from 1997 to 2000.
She became a member of the Church of Scientology in 1979 and in later years was a controversial figure in Hollywood for saying she was a supporter of Donald Trump.