Today is a day many saw coming for numerous years, as talented, yet troubled, actor Jeff Conaway has passed away.
Initially it was reported that Conaway slipped into a coma after overdosing on perscription paid medication. But this report has since been discounted by Conaway personal doctor. Even Dr. Drew, of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew fame, stated the following to TMZ:
“This was aspiration with overwhelming pneumonia and sepsis. Jeff is another pharmaceutical death from the overutilization of prescription drugs. Please continue to pray for friends and family. They appreciate your support.”
Conaway is probably best known for his role of Kenickie in the 1978 movie Grease. For more information on the death of Jeff Conaway vist FamousDead.com.
Currently “RIP Jeff Conaway” is a trending topic on Twitter, as thousands tweet out their condolences.
I hope he’s giving out a bunch of “Hickies from Kenickie” in heaven. RIP Jeff Conaway