When Kirstie Alley started Dancing With The Stars, the overweight 60-year-old didn’t seem like much of a contender, but turned out as 2nd place winner of the show. The feisty actress and positive self-image advocate didn’t let people’s doubts or her less-than-athletic frame stop her from whipping out some cartwheels, backbends, and being thrown into some death-defying lifts.
As well as showing off her limber moves, Alley’s appearance on Dancing With The Stars has helped her lose tons of weight. She serves as an inspiration to us in our “get fit, get healthy” aspirations.
Looking back on her Top 10 Movie & Television Moments, the slimmed-down actress has often chosen spitfire roles that fit her spunky, “get it done” attitude on Dancing With The Stars.
1982: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan–Lt.Saavik
At 31-years-old, Kirstie Alley got a late start on her acting career when she played Lt. Saavik in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, but in this scene with William Shatner, Alley looks incredibly youthful subtly flirting with Shatner in a lift.