Annette Charles

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Annette Charles
Born Annette Cardona
(1948-03-05)March 5, 1948
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died August 3, 2011(2011-08-03) (aged 63)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1968–87

Annette Charles (born Annette Cardona March 5, 1948 – August 3, 2011)[1] was an American actress best known for her role as Charlene "Cha Cha" DiGregorio in the 1978 feature film Grease. She made several appearances on television as well.

Personal life[edit]

Charles was born Annette Cardona in Los Angeles, California. She died on August 3, 2011, in Los Angeles due to complications from cancer. She had initially been hospitalized for pneumonia.[2]

Career[edit]

Charles became an actress, and was best known for her role as Charlene "Cha Cha" DiGregorio in the 1978 feature film Grease. She made several appearances on television as well.

Charles later became a speech professor at California State University, Northridge.[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Barnes, Mike (August 4, 2011). "'Grease' Actress Annette Charles Dies at 63". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on August 4, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Cha Cha from Grease dead at 63". Access Hollywood. August 4, 2011. Archived from the original on August 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Annette Cardona". RateMyProfessors.com. Archived from the original on August 4, 2011. [dead link]

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