Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway

Broadway veteran Jeff Conaway slipped into a drug-induced coma on May 11th and passed away Friday morning after his family decided to take him off of life-support. He was 60 years old.

USA Today reported that the actor had been battling pneumonia and sepsis, a potentially deadly blood poisoning caused by a bacterial infection.

Jeff Conaway made his Broadway debut in 1960 in ALL THE WAY HOME. He also appeared in GREASE on Broadway as Danny Zuko, the role that would later be made famous by John Travolta on the big screen. Conaway made his final appearance on Broadway in 1985's THE NEWS.

He's arguably best known, however, for his roles on film: Kenickie in the film version of GREASE and Bobby Wheeler in the television series "Taxi."

Click below for photos of Conaway through the years.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Jeff Conaway in New York City. 1083

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Jeff Conaway & Candice Earley on stage December 2, 1979 as Grease passed Fiddler on the Roof as Broadway's longest running show with its 3243rd performance at the Royale Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Jeff Conaway & Candice Earley on stage December 2, 1979 as Grease passed Fiddler on the Roof as Broadway's longest running show with its 3243rd performance at the Royale Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Jeff Conaway & Candice Earley on stage December 2, 1979 as Grease passed Fiddler on the Roof as Broadway's longest running show with its 3243rd performance at the Royale Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Barry Bostwick, Jeff Conaway & Candice Earley with ensemble on stage December 2, 1979 as Grease passed Fiddler on the Roof as Broadway's longest running show with its 3243rd performance at the Royale Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Jeff Conaway & Candice Earley on stage December 2, 1979 as Grease passed Fiddler on the Roof as Broadway's longest running show with its 3243rd performance at the Royale Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
producer Ken Waissman and partner Maxine Fox, Barry Bostwick, Jeff Conaway & Candice Earley on stage December 2, 1979 as Grease passed Fiddler on the Roof as Broadway's longest running show with its 3243rd performance at the Royale Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Barry Bostwick, Jeff Conaway & Candice Earley on stage December 2, 1979 as Grease passed Fiddler on the Roof as Broadway's longest running show with its 3243rd performance at the Royale Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Jeff Conaway & Candice Earley on stage December 2, 1979 as Grease passed Fiddler on the Roof as Broadway's longest running show with its 3243rd performance at the Royale Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Jeff Conaway & backstage December 2, 1979 as Grease passed Fiddler on the Roof as Broadway's longest running show with its 3243rd performance at the Royale Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Jeff Conaway & Rona Newton John in New York City. 1980

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Jeff Conaway & Rona Newton John in New York City. 1980

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Alan Carr, Jeff Conaway & Rona Newton John in Los Angeles. 1982

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Alan Carr, Jeff Conaway & Rona Newton John in Los Angeles. 1982

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Jeff Conaway & Rona Newton John in Los Angeles. 1982

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Jeff Conaway & Rona Newton John in Los Angeles. 1982

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Jeff Conaway in New York City. 1983

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Jeff Conaway in New York City. 1983

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway
Jeff Conaway in New York City. 1983

Photo Coverage: Remembering Jeff Conaway

Photo Credit: Walter McBride/WM Photos

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