Jeff Conaway Jeff Conaway, best known for his roles in the TV series Taxi and movie musical Grease, battled addiction problems which were well chronicled for years by reality TV and the media. The 60-year old actor was taken off life support Thursday, May 26, 2011 and died the following Friday at 10:30 a.m. in Encino, nine days after being put into a medically induced coma. He was surrounded by his sisters, nieces, nephews and ministers.
The musical Grease in the late 70's sparked off a whole craze of big hair and leather leggings. We all wanted to be Sandy. Great soundtrack and wonderful fun characters. The "innocent" relationship between Danny Zuko (John Travolta) and Sandy Olsen (Olivia Newton-John) was great viewing.