Annette Charles Poster


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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 5 March 1948Los Angeles, California, USA
Date of Death 3 August 2011Los Angeles, California, USA  (lung cancer)
Birth NameAnnette Cardona

Mini Bio (1)

Annette Charles was born on March 5, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Annette Cardona. She was an actress, known for Grease (1978), In Search of Historic Jesus (1979) and Can You Hear the Laughter? The Story of Freddie Prinze (1979). She was married to Robert Romeo. She died on August 3, 2011 in Los Angeles.

Spouse (1)

Robert Romeo (? - 3 August 2011) (her death)

Trivia (9)

During the Thunder Road sequence in Grease (1978), she was experiencing terrible pain due to a tubular pregnancy, in which the fertilized egg begins growing in the fallopian tube rather than the uterus. This explains why she is frequently seen leaning against the cars. She received leave from her doctor to shoot the scene and upon finishing it, she was rushed to the hospital for surgery.
Graduated from NYU School of Social Work in 2001
Third young cast member from the movie "Grease" to have passed away. Jeff Conaway passed away in 2011, and Dennis C. Stewart passed away in 1996.
She performed for President of the United States Ronald Reagan at the White House in 1983.
Mattel, Inc. released a Grease® Cha Cha Barbie® Doll in 2008.
She died of lung cancer but was not a smoker.
Teaching at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). [2004]
Teaching at California State University, Northridge [2002]
Jersey City, NJ, USA: Teaching Acting at NJCU (New Jersey City University) [January 2002]

Personal Quotes (1)

I almost said no [to the role of Cha Cha in "Grease"]. I was working really hard to become an actress and didn't want to be thought of as just a dancer.

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