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Maureen Jane Teefy
October 26, 1953
(m. 1982; div. 2006)
Her last film appearance to date was in 1997 film Men Seeking Women.
Life and career
She was one of the principal performers in the 1980 Alan Parker musical drama Fame, portraying Doris, a naive young acting student. In 1981, she starred in the CBS Afternoon Playhouse episode "Portrait of a Teenage Shoplifter".
Other films featuring Teefy include Grease 2 (1982) as Sharon Cooper, Supergirl (1984) as Lucy Lane, and Sunset (1988). She starred in the 1993 supernatural horror thriller Star Time, directed by Alexander Cassini (married 1982 - 2006).
She provided the voice of the female robot "host" Chrome on the 1997 HBO horror series Perversions of Science. Other television roles include the made-for-TV films Legs and Disaster at Silo 7. She also guest-starred on TV series including Max Headroom and Mike Hammer, Private Eye. Her acting career developed much more in the theater, singing and dancing in several Broadway musicals.
Maureen wrote, produced and starred in A Subject for a Short Story.
|1982||Grease 2||Sharon Cooper|
|1983||Legs||Melissa Rizzo||TV movie|
|1988||Disaster at Silo 7||Penny Travers||TV movie|
|1997||Men Seeking Women||Teri|
|2017||Hollywood Girl: The Peg Entwistle Story||Arkadina|
|1979||ABC Afterschool Special||Natalia||Episode: "Dinky Hocker"|
|1981||CBS Afternoon Playhouse||Karen Hughes||Episode: "Portrait of a Teenage Shoplifter"|
|1987||Max Headroom||Shelley Keeler||Episode: "Academy"|
|1997||Perversions of Science||Chrome (voice role)||10 episodes|
|1998||Mike Hammer, Private Eye||Ali McClain||Episode: "The Long Road to Nowhere"|
|1982||Grease 2||RSO Records||"Score Tonight", "Who's That Guy?", "Girl for All Seasons", "We'll Be Together"|
In the movie Grease 2, Maureen Teefy sings a duet with Peter Frechette (Do It For Our Country). However she could not make it to recording sessions for the song so Frechette sings the song solo on the soundtrack. Teefy was dubbed in later for the film's sequence.
- Bennetts, Leslie (1980-08-29). "New Face: Maureen Teefy Rebel's Long Road To Movie 'Fame'; 'All These Transforming Roles' Turning Point With 'Seagull' Learning to Let Loose Jersey Folk Festival". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-09-17.
- "Maureen Teefy Is Wed To Alexander Cassini". The New York Times. 1982-05-23. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-08-30.
- ""A Subject for a Short Story" starring Maureen Teefy". 4 August 2015.
- "Grease 2 (1982) - IMDb".