Kirstie Louise Alley is an American actress.
Kirstie has been married to different men. She was married from 1970 to 1977 to high-school sweetheart Bob Alley.
Kirstie’s breakthrough role was Rebecca Howe in the NBC sitcom Cheers (1987–1993), for which she won a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award in 1991.
She appeared in the sitcom Veronica’s Closet from 1997 to 2000, garnering more Emmy and Golden Globe nominations.
Who is Bob Alley?
Bob Alley and Alley were married from 1970 to 1977. They met in high school.
They have no kids together.
On December 22, 1983, Parker Stevenson, an actor, and Alley got married. After experiencing a loss, the couple adopted son William one week after his birth on October 5, 1992, and daughter Lillie in 1995.
The couple divorced in 1997. After her son William had a son of his own in 2016, Alley became a grandmother.
Not many details are known about Bob Alley.
However, Alley confessed to ET that she had an affair while married to her first husband, Bob Alley. While she didn’t have sex with the man, whom she identified only as Jake, things did get physical.
“I didn’t have sex, but I think it was worse when you fall in love with someone else, when you’re with someone, and you’re plotting and you’re planning,” she said.
“What I did do with Jake was I kissed him. And in my world, in Kirstie world, that meant I had to get a divorce. … It took a long time [to forgive myself] because I was a horrible person, I destroyed my marriage.”
Kirstie Alley Early life
Robert Deal Alley, who ran a lumber firm, and Lillian Alley welcomed Kirstie Alley into the world in Wichita, Kansas.
Colette and Craig are her two siblings. Alley graduated from Wichita Southeast High School in 1969.
After her sophomore year, she left Kansas State University, which she had been attending.
Alley made a 1979 appearance as a contestant on the game program Match Game after relocating to Los Angeles to study Scientology and work as an interior designer. She triumphed in both rounds, taking home $500 in the first and $5500 in the second.
In 1980, she also made an appearance on the game program Password Plus. She identified herself as an interior designer on both shows.
On November 10, 1995, Alley was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contribution to motion pictures.