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Jeff Conaway (1950–2011)


Jeff Conaway was born on October 5, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA as Jeffery Charles William Michael Conaway. He was an actor, known for Grease (1978), Taxi (1978) and Babylon 5 (1994). He was married to Kerri Young and Rona Newton-John. He died on May 27, 2011 in Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2014 Sunset at Dawn (filming)
Bobby Bags ' aka Money Bags' (rumored)
 2014 Sunset at Dawn 2 (filming)
Bobby Bags aka Money Bags
 2016 Purgatory by Dante (post-production)
Terraces Introduction
 2015 Inferno by Dante (completed)
Circles Introduction (English)
 2014 Dante's Hell Animated (Short)
Circles Introduction (English version, voice)
 2012 Planet Houston (TV Series)
Scareglow / Additional Characters
- Dedicated to Jeff Conaway (2012) ... Scareglow / Additional Characters (voice)
 2011 Dark Games
Tom Doyle
 2010 Dante's Inferno: Abandon All Hope (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2010 Ladron
Commander Hill
 2008 Wrestling
Franklin Conner
 2006 The Utah Murder Project
Sheriff Dan Patterson
 2006 The John Kerwin Show (TV Series)
Guest
- Episode dated 23 August 2006 (2006) ... Guest
 2004 The Corner Office (Short)
Dick
 2004 Pan Dulce
Gabriel Levine
 2004 Y.M.I.
Digger's Dad
 2004 She Spies (TV Series)
Zachary Mason
- Leotards and Lies (2004) ... Zachary Mason
 2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
Jeff Conaway
 2002 The Biz
Gavin Elliot
 2002 Curse of the Forty-Niner
Reverend Sutter
 2001 Do You Wanna Know a Secret?
Agent Owen Sacker
 2000 S Club 7 in L.A. (TV Series)
Manager of Radio Station
- Working (2000) ... Manager of Radio Station
 1999 Man on the Moon
Jeff Conaway - 'Taxi' Actor (uncredited)
 1998 Babylon 5: Thirdspace (TV Movie)
Zack Allen
 1998 Shadow of Doubt
Bixby
 1997 The Last Embrace
Jagger
 1997 George & Leo (TV Series)
 1996 Mr. & Mrs. Smith (TV Series)
Rich Edwards
- The Poor Pitiful Put-Upon Singer Episode (1996) ... Rich Edwards
 1995 Hope & Gloria (TV Series)
Bud Green
- Love in the Afternoon (1995) ... Bud Green
 1995 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Dr. Alex Kenyon
- Who Killed the Hollywood Headshrinker? (1995) ... Dr. Alex Kenyon
 1994 2002: The Rape of Eden
Reverend
 1984-1994 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Howard Griffin / Tom Powell / Nolan Walsh
- Murder of the Month Club (1994) ... Tom Powell
- For Whom the Ball Tolls (1993) ... Nolan Walsh
 1993 It's Showtime
Rinaldi
 1986-1993 Matlock (TV Series)
Slick / Waiter / Daniel Ward
- Matlock's Bad, Bad, Bad Dream (1993) ... Slick / Waiter
- The Affair (1986) ... Daniel Ward
 1993 L.A. Goddess
Sean
 1993 In a Moment of Passion
Werner Soehnen
 1993 Alien Intruder (Video)
Borman
 1992 Bikini Summer II
Stu Stocker
 1992 Almost Pregnant (Video)
Charlie Alderson
 1992 Eye of the Storm
Tom Edwards
 1992 Mirror Images
Jeffrey Blair
 1991 A Time to Die
Frank
 1991 Total Exposure
Peter Keynes
 1990 Shades of LA (TV Series)
Richard
 1990 Good Grief (TV Series)
Winston Payne
- Bury Me a Little (1990) ... Winston Payne
 1990 The Sleeping Car
Bud Sorenson
 1989 Tale of Two Sisters
Taxi driver
 1989 The Banker
Cowboy
 1989 Ghost Writer
Tom Farrell
 1989 Freddy's Nightmares (TV Series)
Buddy Powers
- Identity Crisis (1989) ... Buddy Powers
 1989 Monsters (TV Series)
Phil
- Fools' Gold (1989) ... Phil
 1988 The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (TV Movie)
Sgt. Holt
 1987 Bay Coven (TV Movie)
Josh McGwin
 1987 Stingray (TV Series)
Ty Gardner
- Cry Wolf (1987) ... Ty Gardner
 1987 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
Mick Savage (1989-1990)
 1987 Hotel (TV Series)
Eric Madison
- Class of '72 (1987) ... Eric Madison
 1987 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Peter Prentice
- My Ghostwriter - The Vampire (1987) ... Peter Prentice
 1984-1987 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Harry Farris / Owen Goddard
- Little Miss Murder (1987) ... Harry Farris
- Shots in the Dark (1984) ... Owen Goddard
 1986 The Patriot
Mitchell
 1985 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Andy Jackson
- Roommates/Heartbreaker/Out of the Blue (1985) ... Andy Jackson
 1985 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Jeff
- First Kiss (1985) ... Jeff
 1984 Covergirl
T.C. Sloane
 1983 Making of a Male Model (TV Movie)
Chuck Lanyard
 1981 The Nashville Grab (TV Movie)
Buddy Walker
 1980 For the Love of It (TV Movie)
Russ
 1979 Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (TV Movie)
Roy Fletcher
 1978 Grease
Kenickie
 1978 Having Babies (TV Series)
Bill
- Sterile Wife (1978) ... Bill
 1978 Kojak (TV Series)
Bert Gaines
- May the Horse Be with You (1978) ... Bert Gaines
 1977 Pete's Dragon
Willie
 1976-1977 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Jeff Saunders / Taylor Chappell
- The Killer on Campus (1977) ... Jeff Saunders
- Wipeout (1976) ... Taylor Chappell
 1976 The Eagle Has Landed
Frazier
 1976 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Kenny Stevens
- Menage-a-Lou (1976) ... Kenny Stevens
 1975 Joe Forrester (TV Series)
 1975 Movin' On (TV Series)
Mike Miller / Mike
- Long Way to Nowhere (1975) ... Mike Miller
- Landslide (1975) ... Mike
 1975 Happy Days (TV Series)
Rocko
- Richie Fights Back (1975) ... Rocko
 1971 Jennifer on My Mind
Hanki
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He was an original cast member where he would play Danny in the original Broadway production of the musical, "Grease," in New York City. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on leaving Taxi (1978)]: In 'Taxi,' I kept doing the same scene for three years. I was underused. See more »

Trivia:

Is a (step)grandfather (grandson Brin born January 1997). (Admitted this on NBC's Later (1994), July 6/98, with guest host Rita Considine). Also has a granddaughter, Valerie. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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