Kirstie Alley was born on the 12th January 1951 in Wichita, Kansas, USA. She is an actress best known for her role in the TV show Cheers from 1987 to 1993, winning an Emmy as the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for 1991. A year later, she won a Golden Globe for her performance in Cheers as well. She won another Emmy in 1994 for her role in the TV-drama David's Mother. Other critically acclaimed roles Alley is known for include: playing Diane Barrows in It Takes Two and a single mother in Look Who's Talking, Look Who's Talking Now and Look Who's Talking Too, all co-starring John Travolta. She also won People's Choice Awards in 1991 and 1998. Kirstie was raised Methodist but is now a Scientologist, like her good friends John Travolta and Kelly Preston. She is dedicated to and a strong activist for V-Day, a global movement to stop violence against women. She admits to having had a cocaine addiction from 1976 until 1979, when she joined Scientology. She has served as the national spokesperson for Narcanon (a controversial Scientology-affiliated drug treatment program). She continues her Scientology training since and has reached at least OT VI (operating thetan, level six).