He was an actor, known for Grease , Taxi and Babylon 5 Sign In. Edit Jeff Conaway. Showing all 33 items. Frequently playing emotional, quiet, still and nervous characters when offered a role. He is a middle child and is survived by two sisters, Carla Shreve and his younger sister, Michele Conaway. Stepfather of Emerson Newton-John, a professional race car driver born in Is a step grandfather grandson Brin born January Also has a granddaughter, Valerie.
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Conaway was also featured in the first and second season of the reality television series, Celebrity Rehab with Dr. In May , after spending just over two weeks in the hospital, Conaway died at the age of 60 due to complications related to pneumonia and the degenerative brain condition known as encephalopathy. In the movie version of Grease he played the role of Kenickie. His father, Charles, was an actor, producer and publisher. They divorced when he was 3, and Conaway and his two older sisters lived with his mother.
His place of birth is listed as New York City. Jeff Conaway and Michael Q. Schmidt working together on Jeff's computer. During its run, "Taxi" was one of the best American sitcoms, and it bagged a total of 18 Emmy awards. Jeff Conaway, Vikki Lizzi, D. Batman at KSEXradio. After "Taxi," Conaway landed several roles and appeared in several movies such as the movie, "Jawbreaker," and "Sunset Strip. While on the set of " Grease ," he sustained an injury and began to use drugs to ease the pain. By the mid-'80s, Conaway experienced a crisis and acknowledged that he suffered from substance abuse.