Long’s big break came in 1982, when she played Diane Chambers, a graduate student in Boston, on the NBC sitcom “Cheers.” Sam Malone, played by Ted Danson, was in and out of love with her character on the show.
Long was in the 1990 miniseries “Voices Within: The Lives of Truddi Chase” after “Cheers.” She was praised for how she played the real-life woman Truddi Chase, who had dissociative identity disorder
American actress Shelley Long has a net worth of $5 million. Shelley Long is best known for her role as Diane Chambers on the long-running NBC comedy show “Cheers,” for which she won an Emmy Award
Long’s first movie was the drama “A Small Circle of Friends,” which came out in 1980. She continued to act in comedy movies for the rest of the decade, including “Caveman,” “Night Shift,” “Losin’ It,”