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Drug Addict Actor Jeff Conaway,60, Dies Today After Losing Neverending Battle With Narcotics…

Actor Jeff Conaway’s never-ending battle against narcotics, and various other debilitating drugs,has finally ended today,at the age of 60.(TMZ)

Young,vibrant,Jeff conaway

Young,vibrant,Jeff Conaway

Conaway rose to fame in the late 1970s as a high school greaser in the hit movie musical “Grease” and as a regular on the classic 1970’s TV series “Taxi” but in more recent years was known for his appearances on “Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew,” sadly died today in a coma, after being taken off of life support Thursday ,at Encino Tarzana Medical Center, according to one of his managers, Kathryn Boole.(Time)

(The Biography of Jeff Conaway..Rest In Peace!!!)

He had been in a medically induced coma, and technically died from  the result of “just too many prescribed drugs,” said his sister Carla Shreve.(National Enquirer)

He was taken to the hospital unconscious on May 11 and placed in a medically induced coma while being treated for pneumonia and sepsis, which is blood poisoning caused by a bacterial infection.(What is Sepsis???)

Jeff as Kenickie in Grease

Jeff as Kenickie in Grease

(Photos Of Jeff Through The Years)

“He was trying so hard to get clean and sober,” Boole added. “If it hadn’t been for his back pain, I think he would have been able to do it.”(CNN)

Encino Tarzana Medical Center,is where Jeff Conaway took his last bow...

Encino Tarzana Medical Center,is where Jeff Conaway took his last bow...

Family members, including his sisters, nieces and nephews, and his minister, were with him when he died, Boole said.(Source)

Last month, Travolta offered to pay for the troubled actor to go back to rehab, an offer Conaway never took up.(NBC)

Jeff Conaway dies at 60...

Jeff Conaway dies at 60...

(Dr. Drew Pinsky and Mike Catherwood talk about the life and death of Jeff Conaway)

“My heartfelt thoughts are with his family and loved ones at this very difficult time,” Travolta said in a statement.(Obit)

One Response to “Drug Addict Actor Jeff Conaway,60, Dies Today After Losing Neverending Battle With Narcotics…”

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