Kirstie Alley was a proud mother of two prior to her December 2022 death, after adopting her two children with ex-husband Parker Stevenson.The Cheers alum — who married Stevenson in 1983 — first became a parent in 1992, adopting son William.
The twosome — who split in 1997 — adopted daughter Lillie two years later.“They’re very physical; they’re moving all the time, and they eat good, healthy, organic food.
I tell them, ‘I know you want to be beautiful and handsome. Beauty and handsomeness first come from being happy, and second, from being healthy,’” Alley told Good Housekeeping in a May 2007 profile, noting there was “nothing better” than watching movies from her bed alongside her children and eight dogs.While the It Takes Two actress — who was previously married to high school sweetheart Bob Alley between 1970 and 1977 — kept her children out of the spotlight, her circle of friends could tell she was a devoted parent.“Kirstie always has her kids with her,” Kathy Najimy, who starred opposite the late actress on Veronica’s Closet, gushed to Good Housekeeping at the time. “And she’s the kind of mom you want because she’s really fun.
Last time we were over, [Kirstie] jumped into the pool with her clothes on. … Instead of buying Lillie a dollhouse, she’ll build a dollhouse that’s big enough for three people.Read more on usmagazine.com