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Annette Charles

Born: 1948-03-05 - Died: 2011-08-03
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Death Summary: Charles was hospitalized for pneumonia for about a month before passing away from complications as she battled cancer.

Who was Annette Charles : Annette Charles was an actress known best for her performance as Cha Cha DiGregorio in the 1978 hit Grease.

She was born in LA in 1948, got her degree from NYU School of Social Work in 2001, and taught speech at California State University, Northridge.

While she appeared on numerous TV shows, including: The High Chaparral, The Flying Nun, Mod Squad, Bonanza, Banacek, Emergency!, Barnaby Jones, The Bionic Woman, Man from Atlantis, and The Incredible Hulk, she hadn't acted since a role in a 1987 episode of Magnum P.I., though she did appear on a VH-1 Where are They Now? documentary in 2002.
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  1. Lisa Weiner Says:

    To Annette Charles,
    I just want to say that you were a very talented actress. You did a wonderful job as Cha Cha in the movie Grease back in the 70’s. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Lisa Weiner

  2. Namita Says:

    Annette, you will be missed immensely. You were a beautiful actor. May you rest in peace.

  3. Neena Says:

    Annette, I loved you in Grease. That was my all time favorite movie, which I introduced to my nieces and nephews as well as my daughter. We all loved the sauciness of your character. Sorry you had to leave the world so soon. May you rest in peace.

  4. Victoria Says:

    Rip now you can Cha Cha with Kenicki in that great dancehall in the sky.

  5. Price Van Ray Says:

    Annette was an absolute joy to see. She has a talent and a drive that many actors envy. You will be missed my friend. Truly I say a person like you comes along once in a lifetime. Your friend Price Van Ray

  6. Truth Says:

    You were Sexy, Hot and beautiful RIP.

  7. kierston Says:

    i just want you to know that you were a very nice actress and i am doing a report on you for my history project.

  8. misty hindmon Says:

    Grease is still one of my favorite movies…

  9. emily nightingale Says:

    rest in peace, Grease is my fav movie eva

  10. james G Archibald Says:

    You will be missed as a wonderful actress and educator. May you rest in peace.

  11. tim odom Says:

    You were the first woman I had a crush on! Grease Forever!

  12. Tina Riserbato Says:

    I loved you in Grease. We all wanted to be like you, a little bit bad, a little sexy and gorgeous in the famous dress you wore in the dancing scene daning with John!!

    Grease is one of my favourite movies of all times and I am saddened that the world has lost you.

    I am sure you are dancing up a storm in heaven!!!

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