After more than two weeks in a coma, actor Jeff Conaway died on Friday after being taken off life support.
The 60-year-old star of Grease and Taxi was found unconscious at his Los Angeles home on May 11, by his longtime girlfriend Victoria Spinoza, also known as Vikki Lizzi. He was taken to the hospital and never woke up.
Conaway has long struggled with an addiction to prescription medication, even appearing on Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew in 2008. While it was initially reported that Conaway had overdosed on drugs, there have been conflicting stories on the exact cause of his condition. Dr. Drew Pinsky reportedly said that Conaway was suffering from pneumonia and sepsis (blood poisoning).
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This is terribly sad news, and we’d like to honor Kenickie’s memory in the best possible way — by watching Grease videos on repeat for the rest of the afternoon. (via E! Online)