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Annette Charles, Cha Cha from 'Grease', dead at 63



Annette Charles, the actress who played Cha Cha DiGregorio in 1978's Grease opposite John Travolta and the late Jeff Conaway, died Wednesday in Los Angeles, TMZ reports. She was 63.

 Charles' rep told the site she died of complications from cancer. "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," a family member told TMZ.

A statement was to be released from the family soon. In the meantime, enjoy the highlight reel of Cha Cha, Danny Zuko and Kenickie above.


[Last modified: Thursday, August 4, 2011 5:12pm]


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