Celebrities took to social media to offer their condolences and tributes to ‘Cheers’ actress Christy Alley.
WASHINGTON — The sudden death of Emmy-winning actress Christy Alley on Monday drew an outpouring of support and tributes from fans and Hollywood celebrities, cementing Alley’s memory as one of the biggest American comedic stars of the ’80s and ’90s. declared one of
Ellie, 71, died of cancer that was recently diagnosed, her children Troy and Lily Parker said in a statement. Post on Twitter. Ally’s manager, Donovan Daughtry, also confirmed the death in an email to The Associated Press.
Tributes from “Cheers” co-stars
Ellie’s “Cheers” co-star Ted Denison told PEOPLE He was “so sad and so grateful for all the times she made me laugh. I send my love to her children. As they well know, their mother had a heart of gold. I am hers. I will miss you.”
“I’ve always believed that grief is a private matter for a public figure, but I will say that I love him,” Kelsey Grimmer said in a statement.
Rhea Perlman explained how she and Eli became friends soon after joining the show. She said Eli threw big Easter and Halloween parties and invited everyone. “She wanted everyone to feel included. She loved her children deeply. I’ve never met anyone remotely like her. I’m so grateful to have known her.”
John Travolta Pays Tribute to Christie Alley
John Travolta, his co-star in the “Look Who’s Talking” trilogy, paid tribute in one. Instagram post.
“Christy was one of the most special relationships I’ve ever had,” Travolta said alongside a photo of Ellie. “I love you Christy. I know we’ll see each other again.”
Jamie Lee Curtis
Ellie also appeared in the Ryan Murphy dark comedy series “Scream Queens” on Fox in 2015 and 2016.
One of her co-stars on the show, Jamie Lee Curtis, said Monday on Instagram that Ellie was “a great comic foil” on the show and “a beautiful mama bear in her real life.”
William Shatner, who starred in Eli’s first film, “Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan,” offered his condolences on Twitter.
Former Fox News host Megyn Kelly took to Twitter to mourn Eli’s loss.
“This is very sad news. A beautiful, brave, funny and lovely woman. Rest in peace, Christy Alley,” he wrote.
Larry the Cable Guy
Even comedian Daniel Whitney, known professionally as Larry the Cable Guy, offered his condolences. The street is called “Ek Piri”. On Twitter