Jeff Conaway

Jeffrey Charles William Michael Conaway is an American actor, best known for his roles in the movie Grease, and the US TV series Taxi and Babylon 5. He also directed the 1992 film Bikini Summer 2. Jeff spent time of his time living with his grandparents in South Carolina, which gave him enough of a Southern accent that when he accompanied his mother to a casting call for director Arthur Penn's Broadway play All the Way Home, a story set in Knoxville, Tennessee, the 10-year-old Conaway landed a featured role as one of four boys. The 1961 Pulitzer Prize-winning play was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play and ran 333 performances and one preview from November 29, 1960, to September 16, 1961.Conaway remained for the entire run, then toured with the national company of the play Critic's Choice. Conaway worked as a child model, and attended high school at the Quintano School for Young Professionals. He attended the North Carolina School of the Arts and later transferred to New York University. While at NYU, he appeared in television commercials and had the lead in a school production of The Threepenny Opera. He made his movie debut in the 1971 romantic drama Jennifer on My Mind, which also featured future stars Robert De Niro and Barry Bostwick. The following year Conaway appeared in the original cast of the Broadway musical Grease, as an understudy to several roles including that of the lead male character, Danny Zuko, and eventually succeeded role-originator Barry ...

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Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)

TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a family to help him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Weisman
CAST:  David Spade  •  Mary McCormack  •  Craig Bierko  •  Scott Terra

TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a family to help him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Weisman
CAST:  David Spade  •  Mary McCormack  •  Craig Bierko  •  Scott Terra

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (1988)

When her great aunt dies, famed horror hostess Elvira heads for the uptight new England town of Falwell to claim her inheritance of a haunted house, a witch's cookbook and a punk rock poodle. But once the stuffy locals get an eyeful of the scream queen's ample ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Signorelli
CAST:  Cassandra Peterson  •  Susan Kellermann  •  William Morgan Sheppard  •  Jeff Conaway

When her great aunt dies, famed horror hostess Elvira heads for the uptight new England town of Falwell to claim her inheritance of a haunted house, a witch's cookbook and a punk rock poodle. But once the stuffy locals get an eyeful of the scream queen's ample ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Signorelli
CAST:  Cassandra Peterson  •  Susan Kellermann  •  William Morgan Sheppard  •  Jeff Conaway

Grease (1978)

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Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randal Kleiser
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Olivia Newton-John  •  Stockard Channing  •  Jeff Conaway

Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randal Kleiser
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Olivia Newton-John  •  Stockard Channing  •  Jeff Conaway

Jawbreaker (1999)

Three of Reagan High School's most popular girls pretend to kidnap their friend by shoving a jawbreaker into the victim's mouth to keep her from screaming. Their plan goes awry when the girl swallows the jawbreaker, choking to death. Now the leader of the pack will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darren Stein
CAST:  Rose McGowan  •  Rebecca Gayheart  •  Julie Benz  •  Carol Kane

Three of Reagan High School's most popular girls pretend to kidnap their friend by shoving a jawbreaker into the victim's mouth to keep her from screaming. Their plan goes awry when the girl swallows the jawbreaker, choking to death. Now the leader of the pack will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darren Stein
CAST:  Rose McGowan  •  Rebecca Gayheart  •  Julie Benz  •  Carol Kane

Man on the Moon (1999)

The story of the life and career of eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Courtney Love  •  Bob Zmuda  •  Danny DeVito

The story of the life and career of eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Courtney Love  •  Bob Zmuda  •  Danny DeVito

Pete's Dragon (1977)

Pete, a young orphan, runs away to a Maine fishing town with his best friend a lovable, sometimes invisible dragon named Elliott! When they are taken in by a kind lighthouse keeper, Nora, and her father, Elliott's prank playing lands them in big trouble. Then, when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Chaffey
CAST:  Jim Dale  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Red Buttons  •  Shelley Winters

Pete, a young orphan, runs away to a Maine fishing town with his best friend a lovable, sometimes invisible dragon named Elliott! When they are taken in by a kind lighthouse keeper, Nora, and her father, Elliott's prank playing lands them in big trouble. Then, when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Chaffey
CAST:  Jim Dale  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Red Buttons  •  Shelley Winters

Alien Intruder (1993)

Set in the year 2022, a group of convicts sentenced to life in prison are led on a mission into uncharted deep space by Commander Skyler (Williams) to salvage a lost ship. As incentive to go on this dangerous mission, the convicts are given the opportunity to spend ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ricardo Jacques Gale
CAST:  Maxwell Caulfield  •  Billy Dee Williams  •  Michael Delano  •  Tracy Scoggins

Set in the year 2022, a group of convicts sentenced to life in prison are led on a mission into uncharted deep space by Commander Skyler (Williams) to salvage a lost ship. As incentive to go on this dangerous mission, the convicts are given the opportunity to spend ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ricardo Jacques Gale
CAST:  Maxwell Caulfield  •  Billy Dee Williams  •  Michael Delano  •  Tracy Scoggins

Babylon 5: Thirdspace (1998)

Susan Ivanova discovers a derelict spaceship in hyperspace. They tow it back to Babylon 5, then strange things start happening. People are being telepathically taken over by aliens from another (third)space.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesús Salvador Treviño
CAST:  Bruce Boxleitner  •  Claudia Christian  •  Mira Furlan  •  Shari Belafonte

Susan Ivanova discovers a derelict spaceship in hyperspace. They tow it back to Babylon 5, then strange things start happening. People are being telepathically taken over by aliens from another (third)space.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesús Salvador Treviño
CAST:  Bruce Boxleitner  •  Claudia Christian  •  Mira Furlan  •  Shari Belafonte

Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (1999)

Allies of the Shadows seek revenge against humanity. This movie sets up the series, "Crusade," the sequel to "Babylon 5."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Vejar
CAST:  Bruce Boxleitner  •  Jerry Doyle  •  Jeff Conaway  •  Carrie Dobro

Allies of the Shadows seek revenge against humanity. This movie sets up the series, "Crusade," the sequel to "Babylon 5."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Vejar
CAST:  Bruce Boxleitner  •  Jerry Doyle  •  Jeff Conaway  •  Carrie Dobro

Babylon 5: The River of Souls (1998)

A group of Soul Hunters come to Babylon 5 demanding the return of something that was stolen from them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Janet Greek
CAST:  Jerry Doyle  •  Tracy Scoggins  •  Jeff Conaway  •  Richard Biggs

A group of Soul Hunters come to Babylon 5 demanding the return of something that was stolen from them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Janet Greek
CAST:  Jerry Doyle  •  Tracy Scoggins  •  Jeff Conaway  •  Richard Biggs

Eye of the Storm (1992)

For reporter Tom Edwards, the eye of the storm was where he least expected it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Marcarelli
CAST:  Joanne Baron  •  Jeff Conaway  •  Connie Sellecca

For reporter Tom Edwards, the eye of the storm was where he least expected it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Marcarelli
CAST:  Joanne Baron  •  Jeff Conaway  •  Connie Sellecca

Bay Coven (1987)

A young newlywed couple move to a remote island only to find a secret coven of witches who want them to join all the fun...or face the consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Schenkel
CAST:  Pamela Sue Martin  •  Tim Matheson  •  Barbara Billingsley  •  Jeff Conaway

A young newlywed couple move to a remote island only to find a secret coven of witches who want them to join all the fun...or face the consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Schenkel
CAST:  Pamela Sue Martin  •  Tim Matheson  •  Barbara Billingsley  •  Jeff Conaway

The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (1988)

A renegade team of World War II soldiers. This time, one of the 12 is a woman and, with a Nazi spy within their midst, they're up against German wartime geniuses out to establish a Fourth Reich.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee H. Katzin
CAST:  Telly Savalas  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Hunt Block  •  Matthew Burton

A renegade team of World War II soldiers. This time, one of the 12 is a woman and, with a Nazi spy within their midst, they're up against German wartime geniuses out to establish a Fourth Reich.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee H. Katzin
CAST:  Telly Savalas  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Hunt Block  •  Matthew Burton

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (1979)

The marriage and romantic problems among a group of several male friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lou Antonio
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  Jim Antonio  •  Ted Bessell  •  Lane Bradbury

The marriage and romantic problems among a group of several male friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lou Antonio
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  Jim Antonio  •  Ted Bessell  •  Lane Bradbury

Dante's Hell Animated (2013)

Dante's Hell Animated is a real and truthful epic animation film that embarks Dante Alighieri's journey through the first part of the afterlife, Hell. It is a compelling four-quadrant film presented circle by circle in a chronological descent to the center of Hell, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Boris Acosta
CAST:  Jeff Conaway  •  Eric Roberts  •  Vincent Spano  •  Hélène Cardona

Dante's Hell Animated is a real and truthful epic animation film that embarks Dante Alighieri's journey through the first part of the afterlife, Hell. It is a compelling four-quadrant film presented circle by circle in a chronological descent to the center of Hell, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Boris Acosta
CAST:  Jeff Conaway  •  Eric Roberts  •  Vincent Spano  •  Hélène Cardona

Covergirl (1984)

Young girl enters the modeling industry wanting to becoming "the face of the '80s."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Claude Lord
CAST:  Jeff Conaway  •  Irena Ferris  •  Cathie Shirriff  •  Roberta Leighton

Young girl enters the modeling industry wanting to becoming "the face of the '80s."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Claude Lord
CAST:  Jeff Conaway  •  Irena Ferris  •  Cathie Shirriff  •  Roberta Leighton

Almost Pregnant (1992)

Charlie (Conaway) is a happy man with a beautiful wife (Roberts), a wonderful career and every blessing a man could want except "...children". When the wife demands a "star child" and Charlie can't deliver the goods, they turn to their crazy neighbor (Calvin) to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael DeLuise
CAST:  Jeff Conaway  •  Tanya Roberts  •  John Calvin  •  Joan Severance

Charlie (Conaway) is a happy man with a beautiful wife (Roberts), a wonderful career and every blessing a man could want except "...children". When the wife demands a "star child" and Charlie can't deliver the goods, they turn to their crazy neighbor (Calvin) to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael DeLuise
CAST:  Jeff Conaway  •  Tanya Roberts  •  John Calvin  •  Joan Severance

The Sleeping Car (1990)

Jason (David Naughton) moves into an abandoned train car where he resurrects the vicious ghost of his landlady's dead husband... The Mister. After some near-fatal encounters with the violent specter he seeks local exorcist Vincent Tuttle (Kevin McCarthy).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Curtis
CAST:  Judie Aronson  •  David Naughton  •  Kevin McCarthy  •  Jeff Conaway

Jason (David Naughton) moves into an abandoned train car where he resurrects the vicious ghost of his landlady's dead husband... The Mister. After some near-fatal encounters with the violent specter he seeks local exorcist Vincent Tuttle (Kevin McCarthy).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Curtis
CAST:  Judie Aronson  •  David Naughton  •  Kevin McCarthy  •  Jeff Conaway

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977)

A disturbed and institutionalized 16-year-old girl struggles between fantasy and reality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Page
CAST:  Kathleen Quinlan  •  Bibi Andersson  •  Ben Piazza  •  Lorraine Gary

A disturbed and institutionalized 16-year-old girl struggles between fantasy and reality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Page
CAST:  Kathleen Quinlan  •  Bibi Andersson  •  Ben Piazza  •  Lorraine Gary

Curse of the Forty-Niner (2002)

A group of friends discover gold deep inside an old mine. But by taking the gold and think they've hit it big, they awaken a long dead miner who's Hell Bent on protecting his treasure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carl Buechler
CAST:  Karen Black  •  John Phillip Law  •  Richard Lynch  •  Vernon Wells

A group of friends discover gold deep inside an old mine. But by taking the gold and think they've hit it big, they awaken a long dead miner who's Hell Bent on protecting his treasure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carl Buechler
CAST:  Karen Black  •  John Phillip Law  •  Richard Lynch  •  Vernon Wells
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