Jeff Conaway

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Jeffrey Charles William Michael Conaway
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/05/1950, Libra
  • Date of Death: 05/27/2011
  • Profession: Actor
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Jeff Conaway Fast Facts:
  • Wanted to be an astronaut as a child.
  • Made his Broadway debut at age 10 in the play All the Way Home, which starred Lillian Gish and Colleen Dewhurst.
  • As a teen, was in a rock band that once opened for Chuck Berry.
  • Was a student of both Olympia Dukakis and Martha Graham while attending New York University. 
  • Played multiple roles in the musical Grease, including Danny Zuko (on Broadway in the early 1970s) and Kenickie (in the 1978 film version).
  • Left Taxi after three seasons, but returned as a guest star during the show's fourth season.
  • Appeared on season 3 of Celebrity Fit Club, but left the show after three episodes to enter rehab. He later appeared on the first two seasons of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew.
  • Jeff Conaway Relationships:
  • Mary Ann Brooks - Mother
  • Michele - Sister
  • Rona Newton John - Ex-wife
  • Lisa Hartman - Ex-significant Other
  • Kerri Conaway - Ex-wife
  • Vikki Lizzi - Ex-fiancĂ©e
  • Jeff Conaway Awards:
  • 1980 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1979 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC; attended New York University, New York, NY

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