On this day, October 5th, actor Jeff Conway was born Jeffrey Charles William Michael "Jeff" Conaway in New York City. He is best known for his roles in the movie, Grease and two televisions series, Taxi and Babylon 5. Conaway was also featured in the first and second season of the reality series, Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew. In May 2011 after spending two weeks in the hospital, Conaway died as a result of complications related to pneumonia and encephalopathy, a degenerative brain condition. He 60 was years old.
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