In the wake of Kirstie Alley's death on Dec. 5, 2022, ET is taking a look back through the celebrated actress' life through photos.
The Cheers star died after a brief battle with cancer. She was 71.
In 1981, Alley had only just broken into Hollywood with small roles, but stunned in a photoshoot snapped a year before her big screen debut.
Alley made her film debut as Lieutenant Saavik in the movie Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.
Alley had a big break in 1987 when she joined the cast of NBC's megahit sitcom, Cheers. Alley is seen here, leaving a media event hosted by the network to promote the popular show.
Alley took to the field as part of a Celebrity Softball Game held at Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, California.
After winning her first Emmy Award in 1991, Alley returned for seconds three years later, taking home the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special for her performance in David's Mother.
Alley walked the red carpet at a special fan screening of Mission: Impossible III at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood, on May 4.
Alley posed for pics in rocking all-black while attending the Richie Rich Spring 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in NYC.
Alley posed for photos at the SiriusXM Studios in New York in January, ahead of her recurring role in Scream Queens.