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Grease, Taxi star Jeff Conaway dead at 60

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UNDATED (ABC) - The actor who starred in the TV series "Taxi" and the movie musical "Grease" has died.

Jeff Conaway had been hospitalized since May 11, after he was found unconscious from what his manager said was possibly a drug overdose of pain pills.

The actor had been ill with pneumonia and sepsis, and had a troubled past fighting addiction that was connected to treatment for back pain. He had been in a medically induced coma to try to aid recovery. Conaway was 60 years old.

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