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Leif Green

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Leif Green is an American actor and production manager. He is perhaps best known for portraying Davey Jaworski one of the T-Birds in the Grease 2, the 1982 sequel to the 1978 motion picture Grease as well as the hero Eugene Groebe in the 1983 sex comedy film Joysticks. He was born in Wheeling, WV and graduated Wheeling Park High School. His parents owned Green's Doughnuts in wheeling, wv.



In addition to his lead roles in Grease 2 and Joysticks, Green has also appeared on six TV series and a documentary. Upon retiring from acting, he eventually became a production manager or production assistant, and from 2001 and 2006 he was a production manager and worked on three motion pictures (serving as an assistant production manager in two of these roles, as stated below).[citation needed]



Leif Green is extensively involved in fundraising for AIDS research and prevention. In an interview following the release of his film, Grease 2, he describes his activism including his work with AIDS Walk, and states that the firm has collectively raised over $100 million to support AIDS patients.[1]




Year Film Role Notes
1982 Grease 2 Davey Jaworski Also performs on songs "SCORE TONIGHT" and "PROWLIN"
1983 Joysticks Eugene Groebe
2001 Osmosis Jones Assistant Production Manager
2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action Assistant Production Manager
2006 Brother Bear 2 Production Manager (Direct-to-video)


Year Television Role Notes
1983 ABC Afterschool Special Leslie Episode: "The Woman Who Willed a Miracle"
1983 The Powers of Matthew Star Steve Episode: "Swords and Quests"
1983 The Best of Times Neil Hefernan TV pilot episode
1983 Trauma Center Episode: "Shock Waves"
1984 The Facts of Life Chip Episode: "Love at First Byte"
1986 Simon & Simon Dave Episode: "Sunrise at Camp Apollo"


Year Soundtrack
1982 (Recorded 1981) Grease 2 (soundtrack)


  1. ^ "Grease2.net Exclusive Interview Q&A with Leif Green Grease2.net".