Jeff Conaway

Biography: Jeff Conaway always wanted to be an astronaut. At the age of 7, his need to wear glasses caused that dream to crash and burn. By the age of 9, he decided to be an actor (following in his parents footsteps) and won the part of the very first role he auditioned for which was a Broadway play called "ALL THE WAY HOME", starring Lillian Gish, Colleen Dewhurst and Auther Hill. A national company touring of "CRITIC'S CHOICE" followed and Jeff was on his way…
When Jeff returned to his hometown in New York, he worked consistently in TV as well as Broadway and Off-Broadway shows and as a model. He discovered both a love and a talent for rock-n-roll in his teens and college years. By 16, Jeff joined the band "3 1/2" as a singer and rhythm guitarist and toured with the likes of Herman's Hermits, The Animals, Gladys Knight and the Pips and even backed up Chuck Berry.
Jeff's passion for acting though, brought him back to N.Y., majoring in theatre at NYU. After leaving college, he took
Jeff Conaway always wanted to be an astronaut. At the age of 7, his need to wear glasses caused that dream to crash and burn. By the age of 9, he decided to be an actor (following in his parents footsteps) and won the part of the very first role he auditioned for which was a Broadway play called "ALL THE WAY HOME", starring Lillian Gish, Colleen Dewhurst and Auther Hill. A national company touring of "CRITIC'S CHOICE" followed and Jeff was on his way…
When Jeff returned to his hometown in New York, he worked consistently in TV as well as Broadway and Off-Broadway shows and as a model. He discovered both a love and a talent for rock-n-roll in his teens and college years. By 16, Jeff joined the band "3 1/2" as a singer and rhythm guitarist and toured with the likes of Herman's Hermits, The Animals, Gladys Knight and the Pips and even backed up Chuck Berry.
Jeff's passion for acting though, brought him back to N.Y., majoring in theatre at NYU. After leaving college, he took over the role of Danny Zuko in the hit Broadway musical "GREASE". A national tour followed, after which a return to Broadway with the show. Afterwards, he decided to hit the road out west to give Hollywood a shot!
Jeff has done a huge body of work including many feature films, commercials, modeling jobs, plays, movies of the week and starring and guest starring roles in some of the most popular shows. For many, he is best known as Kenickie in the 1978 blockbuster film "GREASE" and Bobby Wheeler in TV's "TAXI". A succession of projects followed, including the adventure/ fantasy show "WIZARDS & WARRIORS", "THE BERRINGER'S", a recurring role on "MURDER SHE WROTE" and numerous guest-starring roles in hit TV shows. Jeff's childhood dream of "going to outer space" finally came true when he joined the cast of the c sci-fi TV show, "BABYLON 5"playing Zack Allen, Chief of Security.

Jeff presently lives in Los Angeles with his beautiful wife of 13 years, Kerri. He has been a strong supporter and volunteer of the LA Mission. He is currently writing a pilot for television, a feature film and a Christian CD. Jeff also teaches acting on a weekly basis in Los Angeles (for more information call (323) 692-9110). He has done about 40 feature films including "JAWBREAKER" and "MAN ON THE MOON". Recently, Jeff completed filming "DICKY ROBERTS…CHILD STAR" starring David Spade.
A multitalented person, Jeff's credits to date reflects acting, dancing, singing, writing, producing, directing and teaching and this has been only in his first 42 years…….
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Jeff Conaway's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 46
Highest Metascore: 70 Grease
Lowest Metascore: 22 Jawbreaker
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 3
  2. Negative: 1 out of 3
3 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Living the Dream Nov 24, 2006 Dick 7.0
22 Jawbreaker Feb 19, 1999 Marcie's Father 8.9
70 Grease Jun 16, 1978 Kenickie 8.7
46 Pete's Dragon Nov 3, 1977 Willie 6.8