Grease and Taxi Star Jeff Conaway Dead at Age 60

Los Angeles, California

Jeff Conaway, the long-troubled actor from Grease and TV’s Taxi who waged a public battle with cocaine, painkillers and alcohol, died Friday at age 60.

The Celebrity Rehab alum had been in a medically induced coma in critical condition after he was found unconscious earlier this month.

“Our beloved client Jeff Conaway passed away at 10:30 a.m.,” his manager, Phil Brock, Tweeted. “We loved him as a person, respected him as an artist and he will be always remembered.”

Dr. Drew Pinsky, who had seen Conaway during the recent hospitalization, said the actor had suffered pneumonia and the effects of too much prescription medication.

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