Cause Cited in Death of ‘Taxi’ Star Jeff Conaway

LOS ANGELES — An autopsy has ruled that “Taxi” and “Grease” star Jeff Conaway’s death last May was accidental and caused by major internal infection. Los Angeles County coroner Craig Harvey says coroners did not conduct a toxicology test because Conaway had been hospitalized for weeks prior to his death, so his blood would have […]

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‘Taxi,’ ‘Grease’ Star Jeff Conaway Dies At 60

By LYNN ELBER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES – Actor Jeff Conaway, who starred in TV’s “Taxi” and the movie musical “Grease,” has died. Spokeswoman Kathryn Boole says the 60-year-old actor died Friday morning at the Encino Tarzana Medical Center, where he had been hospitalized in a coma since May 11. His manager, Phil Brock, has […]

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Jeff Conaway Tells His Sober (Well, Sort Of) Comeback Story

Tonight, after 30 long and mostly dry days, VH1’s Celebrity Rehab Presents: Sober House reaches its finale. But the gripping reality show didn’t include the genre’s most famous addict, Jeff Conaway, a two-time Celebrity Rehab dropout (he battled a longtime addiction to prescription painkillers) and undoubtedly one of Dr. Drew Pinsky‘s most challenging patients. Conaway […]

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