Jeff Conaway

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Travolta Put His Mouth on Grease Co-Star Conaway

Source claims 'Kenickie' woke up to oral sex

(Newser) - We were hoping it had gone away , but John Travolta’s Gropegate lives on: The latest claim is that he once tried to perform a sex act on his Grease co-star, Jeff Conaway. Conaway’s former fiancée tells the National Enquirer that Conaway was asleep at home in the... More »

Taxi, Grease Star Jeff Conaway Dead

He battled drug and alcohol addiction for years

(Newser) - Jeff Conaway, who starred in the sitcom Taxi, played swaggering Kenickie in the movie musical Grease, and publicly battled drug and alcohol addiction on Celebrity Rehab, died today. He was 60. The actor was taken off life support yesterday and died this morning at Encino Tarzana Medical Center, according to... More »

Family Plans to Take Grease Star Off Life Support

But ex-girlfriend Vikki Lizzi is fighting the decision, source says

(Newser) - Jeff Conaway’s family has been keeping a vigil at his bedside since he fell into a coma last week, but they have now decided to turn off the actor’s life support machine. Doctors told the family that the Grease and Taxi star has no brain function, a source... More »

Grease Star in Coma After OD

Jeff Conaway in critical condition

(Newser) - Former Celebrity Rehab patient Jeff Conaway is in critical condition in a California hospital after an apparent drug overdose. The 60-year-old actor, who starred as bad-boy Kenickie in Grease and as wisecracking Bobby Wheeler in the sitcom Taxi, "is in a coma and unresponsive at this time," his... More »

Check Out of This 'Rehab'

VH1 show exploits fame junkies looking to kick addictions

(Newser) - VH1 has pulled off a difficult feat—it's brought reality TV to new depths of depravity, writes Mark Perigard of the Boston Herald. The network's new "Celebrity Rehab," which follows the struggles of B- and C-list celebs as they try to kick their varous addictions, is "heartless,... More »

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