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Actress From ‘Grease’ Dies

Aug 5, 2011  •  Post A Comment

An actress who danced with John Travolta in the 1978 movie “Grease” has died due to complications from cancer, TMZ.com reports. Annette Charles, best known for her role as Cha Cha DiGregorio in “Grease,” was 63.

Charles died Wednesday night at her home in Los Angeles.

Her death follows by a little more than two months the death of another “Grease” star, Jeff Conaway, who played Kenickie, Cha Cha’s date at the school dance. Conaway was also known for his role in the TV show “Taxi.”

Charles was also a familiar face on television, having started her career on the NBC Western "The High Chaparral." She appeared in a number of popular shows, including “Magnum, P.I.,” "The Bionic Woman," "The Mod Squad," "Barnaby Jones," "The Incredible Hulk" and “Bonanza.”

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Annette Charles

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