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Kirstie Alley is a Actor American born on 12 january 1951 at Wichita (USA)

Kirstie Alley

Kirstie Alley
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Birth name Kirstie Louise Alley
Nationality USA
Birth 12 january 1951 (69 years) at Wichita (USA)

For the Louisiana radio broadcaster, see Louise Alley.
Kirstie Louise Alley (born January 12, 1951) is an American actress and comedian known for her role in the TV series Cheers, in which she played Rebecca Howe from 1987 to 1993, winning an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award as the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 1991. She is also known for her role in the thriller Shoot to Kill and the Look Who's Talking film series as Mollie Ubriacco. More recently, Alley has appeared in reality shows revolving around her life.

Biography

Alley met and dated a distant cousin, Bob Alley, in high school. They married in 1970. Her husband had the same name as her father. They divorced seven years later as their career paths diverged. Alley was married to her second husband, Parker Stevenson (Richard Stevenson Parker, Jr.) on December 22, 1983. They divorced in 1997. Alley and Stevenson share custody of their two children, William True and Lillie Price.


Weight gain and loss
On September 17, 2012, Alley appeared on The Dr. Oz Show where she admitted that she started gaining weight in late 2003. Alley claimed she spent her whole life eating obsessively without gaining weight, and only noticed a change in her body after she went into early menopause in 1992.

While working as a Jenny Craig spokesperson from 2004 to 2007, Alley lost 75 pounds (34 kg), bringing her weight down to 145 pounds (66 kg).

In May, 2009, Alley told People magazine that, after parting ways with Jenny Craig, she gained 83 pounds (38 kg), and weighed as much as 228 pounds (103 kg).

In September, 2011, Alley announced that she had lost 100 pounds (45 kg) using weight loss products from Organic Liaison, a company she had founded in 2010. In 2012, Alley faced a class-action false advertising lawsuit alleging that her claim was misleading, and that her weight loss was instead the result of exercise, including training for the TV show "Dancing With the Stars." In 2013, Alley settled the suit, agreeing to remove the term “Proven Products” from packaging, issue a disclaimer on the brand’s website that it is a “calorie-based weight-loss product,” and pay a $130,000 settlement.

In April, 2014, Alley reunited with Jenny Craig, as spokesperson, and the Organic Liaison product line was acquired by Jenny Craig's parent company, and subsequently integrated into Jenny Craig's product line. In January, 2015, Alley announced that, since starting the Jenny Craig weight-loss program again, she had lost 50 pounds (23 kg).


Scientology
Alley was raised as a Methodist, but has been a member of the Church of Scientology since 1979. At the time she became a Scientologist, Alley admitted to having had a cocaine addiction and went through Narconon, a Scientology-affiliated drug treatment program, to end her dependency. She has continued her Scientology training and, as of 2007, has attained the level of OT VII (Operating Thetan level 7).

In May 2000 she purchased a 5,200 sq ft (480 m) waterfront mansion from fellow Scientologist Lisa Marie Presley for $1.5 million. The house is in Clearwater, Florida, the spiritual headquarters of the Church of Scientology. In 2007 Alley gave $5 million to the Church.

After fellow actress Leah Remini left the Church of Scientology in 2013, Alley publicly denounced Remini as "a repulsive bigot" and declared her former friend was now "my enemy".

Best films

Look Who's Talking (1989)
(Actress)
Look Who's Talking Too (1990)
(Actress)
Deconstructing Harry (1997)
(Actress)

Usually with

Leslie Dixon
Leslie Dixon
(3 films)
Alex Gibney
Alex Gibney
(1 films)
Carl Reiner
Carl Reiner
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Kirstie Alley (36 films)

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Actress

Accidental Love, 1h41
Directed by David O. Russell
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Political films
Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Biel, James Marsden, Catherine Keener, Paul Reubens, Kirstie Alley
Roles Aunt Rita
Rating41% 2.0513152.0513152.0513152.0513152.051315
Alice Eckle est serveuse dans un restaurant. Un jour, elle reçoit un clou dans la tête. Elle n’a cependant pas les moyens de payer l’assurance maladie pour soigner ses séquelles. Elle part donc à Washington et se lie avec Howard, un jeune politicien qui souhaite l'aider.
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, 1h59
Directed by Alex Gibney
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about religion, Documentary films about religion
Actors Paul Haggis, Jason Beghe, Alex Gibney, Lawrence Wright, Sherry Stringfield, Tom Cruise
Roles Herself (archive footage)
Rating79% 3.997183.997183.997183.997183.99718
Going Clear is based closely on Lawrence Wright's book, covering much of the same ground with the aid of archive footage, dramatic reconstructions, and interviews with eight former Scientologists: Paul Haggis, the Oscar-winning director; Mark Rathbun, the church's former second-in-command; Mike Rinder, the former head of the church's Office of Special Affairs; the actor Jason Beghe; Sylvia 'Spanky' Taylor, former liaison to John Travolta; and former Scientologists Tom DeVocht, Sara Goldberg, and Hana Eltringham Whitfield.
Baby Sellers, 1h27
Directed by Nick Willing
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Jennifer Finnigan, Kirstie Alley, Arjun Gupta, Nicole Muñoz, Alessandro Juliani, Kimberly Sustad
Roles Carla Huxley
Rating58% 2.9150852.9150852.9150852.9150852.915085
Le lieutenant Nicole Morrison de la Sécurité intérieure, suit la trace d'un passeur de clandestins et remonte jusqu'à l'agence d'adoption «Les Chemins de l'amour» dirigée par Carla Huxley. Elle se fait donc passer pour une femme célibataire cherchant à adopter afin de mieux enquêter sur Carla soupçonnée d'alimenter un réseau de trafic d'enfants, volés à l'étranger pour être revendus à des familles aux États-Unis.
Syrup
Syrup (2013)

Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Shiloh Fernandez, Brittany Snow, Amber Heard, Kellan Lutz, Josh Pais, Kirstie Alley
Roles Herself
Rating57% 2.8510052.8510052.8510052.8510052.851005
A young man named Scat comes up with a new idea for a drink after he drops his drink and swears, calling it 'FUKK'. He goes to Addison Cola Company where he maneuvers a meeting with a formidable marketing executive, Six, by triggering the fire alarm. While mediocre, she tells him that she and her team will polish it before it is presented to the board. During the meeting, the board shows some resistance but Six informs them that Scat is willing to give up trademark provisions for a mere two million. Scat then realizes he has not reserved the trademark and scrambles to the Patent and Trademark Office only to find out that his roommate, Sneaky Pete, stole his idea and registered it earlier that morning.
Write & Wrong, 1h29
Directed by Graeme Clifford
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Kirstie Alley, Eric Christian Olsen, Brittney Irvin
Roles Byrdie Langdon
Rating57% 2.854542.854542.854542.854542.85454
Birdy Langdon, 50 ans, est une scénariste bien connue à Hollywood. Mais depuis quelque temps, ses scénarios n'intéressent plus les studios. L'industrie cinématographique souhaite favoriser l'émergence de jeunes talents. Lorsqu'un de ses scripts est de nouveau refusé, Birdie a une idée : elle demande à son neveu, Jason, d'être son prête-nom. Ce jeune et séduisant vendeur de voitures est doté d'un aplomb phénoménal. Et Jason accepte, en effet, avec enthousiasme. Se prenant au jeu, il parvient à faire accepter un script à Andrea Davis, importante productrice travaillant pour un studio. Mais il ignore que Birdie est la meilleure amie d'Andrea…
Back By Midnight, 1h29
Genres Comedy
Actors Rodney Dangerfield, Phil LaMarr, Harland Williams, Randy Quaid, Paul Rodriguez, Ed Begley Jr.
Roles Gloria Beaumont
Rating48% 2.4247452.4247452.4247452.4247452.424745
Dangerfield plays Jake Puloski, a comedic and friendly prison warden who runs a privately owned prison for white-collar criminals and less serious offenders. The trouble starts when Puloski's plans for renovating his rundown prison are ruined by his superior, Eli Rockwood (Randy Quaid), a greedy businessman who inherited the prison from his deceased parents, who rejects his budget request. Rockwood also informs Puloski that his contract as prison warden will not be renewed, which means that Puloski will be forced to retire in two months. This comes at the same time that Rockwood is in the midst of selling his company to the very wealthy Gloria Beaumont (Kirstie Alley). Without the funds for a proper remodeling, Puloski decides to approach the problem by allowing a group of prisoners, Mile-Away (Phil LaMarr), Next-Week (Paul Rodriguez), Jerk-Off (Marty Belafsky), and Ears (Joe Nipote), to leave the prison to burgle a sporting goods store owned by Rockwood (on the condition that they are "back by midnight" before the guard Smitty (Tony Cox) makes his rounds).
While I Was Gone, 2h
Origin USA
Actors Kirstie Alley, Bill Smitrovich, Peter Horton, Tyler Jeffrey Hynes, Janaya Stephens, Kim Poirier
Roles Jo Beckett
Rating49% 2.4971152.4971152.4971152.4971152.497115
Jo, vétérinaire, est l'épouse d'un pasteur depuis de nombreuses années. Mais peu à peu, l'amour a laissé place à la routine. Jusqu'au jour où, dans le cadre de son travail, Jo tombe sur Eli, son amour de jeunesse. Des sentiments enfouis refont surface, obligeant la jeune femme à reconsidérer sa vie...
Blonde
Blonde (2001)
, 2h45
Directed by Joyce Chopra
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about television
Actors Poppy Montgomery, Patricia Richardson, Patrick Dempsey, Wallace Shawn, Kirstie Alley, Ann-Margret
Roles Elsie
Rating61% 3.099973.099973.099973.099973.09997
A fictional biography of Marilyn Monroe mixed with a series of real events in her life. With glimpses into her childhood years, teenaged marriage to first husband James Dougherty, meeting with photographer Otto Ose, career with 20th Century Fox, relationship with her mother, foster parents, life wasters Charles Chaplin Jr (Cass), Edward G. Robinson Jr (Eddie G), and her marriages to baseball player Joe DiMaggio and playwright Arthur Miller.
Drop Dead Gorgeous, 1h37
Directed by Michael Patrick Jann
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Actors Kirstie Alley, Ellen Barkin, Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards, Allison Janney, Sam McMurray
Roles Gladys Leeman
Rating65% 3.2996053.2996053.2996053.2996053.299605
In 1995, Mount Rose is preparing for its annual beauty pageant. Amber Atkins (Kirsten Dunst) is an optimistic teenager who signs up to compete in the pageant so she can follow in the footsteps of her idols, Diane Sawyer, and her mother, a former contestant. Amber and her mother, Annette Atkins (Ellen Barkin), live in a small trailer near their friend Loretta (Allison Janney), in stark contrast to fellow contestant Rebecca Leeman (Denise Richards), the daughter of the richest man in town, and her mother, Gladys Leeman (Kirstie Alley), who is the head of the pageant organizing committee and also a former winner. Various business connections between the Leeman Furniture Store and the judges of the pageant cause many to speculate that the contest will be rigged or fixed.
For Richer or Poorer, 1h55
Directed by Bryan Spicer
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Tim Allen, Kirstie Alley, Jay O. Sanders, Michael Lerner, Wayne Knight, Wes Johnson
Roles Caroline
Rating58% 2.90042.90042.90042.90042.9004
After ten years of marriage, New York millionaire socialite couple Brad (Allen) and Caroline Sexton (Alley) are miserable and have decided to call it quits. Their marital problems come to a head earlier that evening when Brad turns their 10th anniversary party into a real estate development pitch for a theme park he calls "The Holy Land", modeled after Biblical lore. The pitch turns disastrous when one of the display's special effects catches a guest's (who happens to be a federal judge) dress on fire.
Nevada
Nevada (1997)
, 1h48
Genres Drama
Themes Feminist films, Political films
Actors Amy Brenneman, Ben Browder, Kirstie Alley, Gabrielle Anwar, Saffron Burrows, Angus Macfadyen
Roles McGill
Rating53% 2.664922.664922.664922.664922.66492
Brenneman plays "Chrysty", a woman with a past who arrives on foot to the small town of Silver City, Nevada. There, she meets the women of the town, all but one of whom accept her. However, "McGill", played by Kirstie Alley, is suspicious, and doesn't stop until she discovers Chrysty's past.
Deconstructing Harry, 1h36
Directed by Woody Allen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about writers, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Transport films, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Films about automobiles, Demons in film, Films about Jews and Judaism, Road movies, Erotic thriller films
Actors Caroline Aaron, Kirstie Alley, Bob Balaban, Richard Benjamin, Eric Bogosian, Billy Crystal
Roles Joan
Rating73% 3.6997453.6997453.6997453.6997453.699745
One night, Lucy (Judy Davis) gets a taxi to the home of author Harry Block (Woody Allen). She has just read Harry's latest novel. In the novel, the character Leslie (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is having an affair with her sister's husband Ken (Richard Benjamin). Lucy is angry because the novel is patently based on her and Harry's own affair; as a result, everyone knows about it. Lucy pulls a gun out of her purse, saying she will kill herself. She then turns the gun on Harry and begins firing. She chases him out onto the roof. Harry insists that he has already been punished: his latest girlfriend Fay (Elisabeth Shue) has left him for his best friend Larry (Billy Crystal). To distract Lucy, Harry tells her a story he is currently writing: a semi-autobiographical story of a sex-obsessed young man named Harvey (Tobey Maguire) who is mistakenly claimed by Death.
Toothless
Toothless (1997)
, 1h32
Directed by Melanie Mayron
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Children's films
Actors Kirstie Alley, Dale Midkiff, Ross Malinger, Kaley Cuoco, Lynn Redgrave, Eileen Brennan
Roles Dr. Katherine Lewis
Rating59% 2.99862.99862.99862.99862.9986
The movie opens with Katherine Lewis sharing her memory flashes of going to see her dentist, Dr. Green, who took over her beloved father's office after he died. Her father was a dentist as were her paternal grandfather and paternal great-grandfather, who performed dental work on Abraham Lincoln, and she became strongly inspired to become one, too. She would always have perfectly white teeth.
Village of the Damned, 1h39
Directed by John Carpenter
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about children, Films based on science fiction novels, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Christopher Reeve, Kirstie Alley, Linda Kozlowski, Mark Hamill, Michael Paré, Meredith Salenger
Roles Dr. Susan Verner
Rating57% 2.8525852.8525852.8525852.8525852.852585
The quiet coastal town of Midwich in California's Marin County is invaded by an unseen force which leaves ten women mysteriously pregnant. Nine months later, the babies are born simultaneously on one night, though one is stillborn. At first, they all appear to be normal, but it does not take the parents long to realize that their children are anything but normal. As they grow older, the children are shown to have pale skin, white hair, fierce intellect and steely, cobalt eyes. However, they also do not appear to possess a conscience or personalities. The emotionless children display eerie psychic abilities and remarkable powers, which they use with deadly consequences, unleashing a reign of terror. When they actively use their mind-control powers, their irises or their entire eyes glow in different colours, mostly reddish-orange, but also green, yellow, violet, blue or pure white.
It Takes Two, 1h41
Directed by Andy Tennant
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about children, Jumeaux ou jumelles
Actors Kirstie Alley, Steve Guttenberg, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate et Ashley Olsen, Jane Sibbett
Roles Diane Barrows
Rating59% 2.9571252.9571252.9571252.9571252.957125
Two unrelated young girls who happen to look identical suddenly meet. Amanda Lemmon (Mary-Kate Olsen) is an orphan, and she is about to be adopted by the Butkises, a family whom she doesn't like. She actually wants her child-loving social worker, Diane Barrows (Kirstie Alley), to adopt her instead. Diane would like to do so, but authorities will not let her because of her low salary. Alyssa Callaway (Ashley Olsen) is coming home from her boarding school's piano recital competition, only to find that her wealthy father, Roger (Steve Guttenberg), is about to marry Clarice Kensington (Jane Sibbett) a socialite who threatens to send her soon-to-be stepdaughter to boarding school in Tibet.