He acted in Susan Cooper and Hume Cronyn's play, "Foxfire," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Phyllis Thaxter and Mason Adams in the cast.
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[on Mickey Rourke
's comeback]: Hollywood can be a very stinging town. They say it's a forgiving business. It's not that forgiving.
Grease was the film on which actor Jeff Conaway became addicted to drugs. While playing Kenickie, he was shooting the "Greased Lightning" musical number, and he was accidentally dropped, hurting his back. He started taking pain killers, eventually then abusing prescription drugs, starting Conaway on the downward spiral into drug addiction until he died in 2011 at age 60.