Birth Name: Kirstie Alley
Birth Place: Wichita, Kansas, USA
Kirstie Louise Alley was born Jan. 12, 1951, in Wichita, KS. She lived a typical Middle American childhood. Her father Robert owned a lumber company and her mother Lillian was a homemaker to her and her two siblings. After finding her niche as cheerleader while in high school, she tried college, dropping out of both Kansas State University and the University of Kansas before deciding what she really wanted to do was act. She moved to Los Angeles in the early 1970s, working as an interior decorator, while at the same time, going out on auditions, albeit with little success. Her social life was another story. Alley ran with a fast Hollywood crowd and became addicted to cocaine. Sick and broke...
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