‘Grease’ Actress Annette Charles Dies

annette chalres Grease Actress Annette Charles Dies

Annette Charles, who starred as Cha Cha DiGregorio in “Grease,” passed away on August 3 after a month long hospitalization. She was suffering from cancer and had been hospitalized for complications resulting therefrom.

Speaking to TMZ prior to her death, a family member said:

“Annette had recently started having difficulty breathing and when she went to the doctor she learned that she had a cancerous tumor in one of her lungs.”

Charles also starred in “Gunsmoke” and “The Bionic Woman”; however, her most memorable scene came with John Travolta during the “Grease” school dance competition.

She continued acting through the eighties before moving onto a teaching career in California.

Charles is the second “Grease” cast member to pass in recent months. In May, Jeff Conaway (Kenickie), died after a prolonged coma.


One Comment

  1. She was a hot chick in ” Grease ” too ..

  2. Efrain Gonzalez III says:

    She was great in Grease, and she was beautiful!

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