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|Birth Place:||Wichita, Kansas, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
"Kirstie has a humanity that melts you. I think it's because she works from her gut. Plus, she can ad-lib within the character, which is difficult to do correctly. Actors ad-lib all the time, but it's usually incongruous to the character and story."---Carl Reiner quoted in the press kit for "Sibling Rivarly"
Alley served as national spokesperson for Narconon and is involved with "Cry Out", an ecological booklet for grade school children
Formed the Alley Foundation which publishes a pamphlet promoting ecological awareness among schoolchildren.
"I don't want to be the demigoddess to fat people. I just noticed that I was fat and now that I've noticed, that's it."---Kirstie Alley quoted to People, December 6, 2004.
"The second I made the decision to create this show, I was liberated. The game the tabloids wanted me in was the game of hiding, and then they find me and they would get the worst shot of me they could possibly get... It was like I was being hunted. I thought, 'End of game.'"---Alley on creating "Fat Actress" to CNN.com, March 7, 2005.
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