Cheers Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

6th August 2014

Fact: Former Cheers star Ted Danson is a co-owner of a bar and restaurant in Little Rock, Arkansas owned by his wife Mary Steenburgen's niece. The actor boasts South on Maine is "a raging success".

30th July 2014

Fact: Former Cheers star Kirstie Alley's namesake Tv comedy has been axed after just one season. Bosses at U.S. network Tv Land have cancelled the show, in which Alley played a spoiled Broadway diva reconnecting with the son she gave up for adoption. Kirstie also featured Rhea Perlman and Seinfeld's Michael Richards.This is Alley's second Tv comeback to be axed after one season - her 2005 sitcom Fat Actress was cancelled after just seven episodes.

12th October 2012

Fact: Actress Shelley Long based her stuck-up Cheers character Diane Chambers on two former high school pals.

9th October 2012

Fact: Actors Ted Danson, Kirstie Alley and Rhea Perlman joined their fellow Cheers castmembers over the weekend (06-07Oct12) to celebrate the hit sitcom's 30th anniversary with a special dinner in Beverly Hills, California. Former co-stars Woody Allen and Kelsey Grammer missed the get together due to work commitments.

6th January 2012

Quote: "I'm thinking an ugly man might be the solution... I'm talking about butt ugly, because I go for really handsome men and I think butt ugly, they'll be appreciative." Former Cheers star Kirstie Alley is considering lowering her standards to find a mate.

3rd June 2011

Fact: Comedian Jason Sudeikis' uncle is Cheers star George Wendt.

21st October 2009

Quote: "Asking me to choose my favourite beer is like asking me to choose my favourite child!" Former Cheers star George Wendt has written a book dedicated to his favourite tipple - beer. Drinking with George: A Barstool Professional's Guide to Beer was released this month (Oct09).

21st September 2009

Quote: "The good thing now is people come up to me and say, 'Hey, aren't you that guy's father on Cheers?'" Veteran actor Ted Danson, 61, admits his greyed hair confuses even his most loyal fans.

30th May 2009

Fact: Former Cheers star John Ratzenberger is the only voice actor who can be heard in all 10 Pixar movies - he plays a construction worker in new film UP.

17th April 2008

Quote: "We've shared some fun times. I don't see him so much now. He has a new boyfriend. I'm kind of upset about that." KELSEY GRAMMAR mourns losing ex-best friend and Cheers co-star Woody Harrelson to his new guy-pal Matthew Mcconaughey.

17th January 2008

Fact: MARY STEENBERGEN bought Ted Danson a G4 electric car for his 60th birthday in December (07). The Cheers star the vehicle to "cruise" around Los Angeles, where the couple live.

18th September 2007

Quote: "He would have been much better than Woody." Ted Danson jokes that his current DAMAGES co-star Tate Donovan would have made a better barman than Woody Harrelson on sitcom Cheers, upon hearing the two actors both fought for the role of clueless WOODY BOYD.

7th September 2007

Fact: Hilary Duff's actress sister HAYLIE is dating A Clockwork Orange star Malcolm McDowell and Mary Steenburgen's son CHARLIE. The hunky 24-year-old is also former Cheers star Ted Danson's stepson.

3rd May 2007

Quote: "I sort of like guys' faces that are pocked - like Seal, Richard Burton, James Woods. I love that imperfect face on a man." Former Cheers star Kirstie Alley loves imperfect men.

6th February 2007

Fact: Former Cheers star Kirstie Alley has landed the lead role in THE MINISTER OF DIVINE, a new US sitcom about a woman priest with a wild past. The show is based on hit British comedy THE VICAR OF DIBLEY.

24th November 2006

Quote: "I like being with my wife, we've been together more than 25 years. I don't know what the secret is - not seeing each other a lot, probably." Actor DANNY DeVITO shares his secret to marital bliss with Cheers star RHEA PERLMAN.

9th September 2005

Fact: <p>Kirstie Alley has become the latest star to turn mercy angel for the four-legged victims of Hurricane Katrina. The former Cheers actress headed up a convoy of four trucks loaded with pet supplies which stopped off at an animal shelter in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, yesterday (08SEP05). </p>


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