Kirstie Alley, who won an Emmy for her role on Cheers and went on to star in films like Look Who's Talking.

She died on Monday, she was 71, Elle died of recently discovered cancer,

Her children True and Lily Parker told Allie's manager in a Twitter post,

Donovan Daughtry told the AP in an email that his death was confirmed.

"As iconic as she was on screen, she was an even more wonderful mother and grandmother," a statement from her children read.

From 1987 to 1993, she starred alongside Ted Danson in Cheers as Rebecca Howe,

A popular NBC situation comedy about a bar in Boston.

John Travolta, her co-star in both films, paid tribute to her in a post on his Instagram.

"Kirsty was one of the most special relationships I've ever had,"

says Travolta, alongside a photo of him in Elle. "I love you Kirsty