Grease 2 1982 premiere

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Wednesday June 9th, Ziegfeld Ballroom 141 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019

1. Michelle Pfeiffer

Actress | Hairspray

Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California, to Donna Jean (Taverna) and Richard Pfeiffer, a heating and air-conditioning contractor. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer and Lori Pfeiffer, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it ...

2. Cher

Actress | Moonstruck

The beat goes on ... and on ... and as strong as ever for this superstar entertainer who has well surpassed the four-decade mark while improbably transforming herself from an artificial, glossy "flashionplate" singer into a serious, Oscar-worthy, dramatic actress ... and back again! With more ups ...

3. Val Kilmer

Actor | The Doors

Val Kilmer was born in Los Angeles, California, to Gladys Swanette (Ekstadt) and Eugene Dorris Kilmer, who was a real estate developer and aerospace equipment distributor. His mother, born in Indiana, was from a Swedish family, and his father was from Texas. Val studied at Hollywood's ...

4. Maxwell Caulfield

Actor | Grease 2

Maxwell Caulfield began his film career in a big way. He was chosen from among thousands of applicants to appear as Michael Carrington in the sequel to the most successful musical film of all time. Both he and his co-star, a fresh-faced young newcomer named Michelle Pfeiffer, were hailed as "The ...

5. Allan Carr

Producer | Grease

Allan Carr was born on May 27, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Allan Solomon. He was a producer and writer, known for Grease (1978), Can't Stop the Music (1980) and Grease 2 (1982). He died on June 29, 1999 in Beverly Hills, California, USA.

6. Lorna Luft

Actress | Grease 2

The daughter of Judy Garland and producer Sidney Luft, and the half-sister of Liza Minnelli, Lorna Luft was born in 1952 in Santa Monica, California. According to her autobiography, "Me and My Shadows" (1998), she and her younger brother Joey Luft lived an idyllic childhood in Bel Air, oblivious to...

7. Tab Hunter

Actor | Damn Yankees

Dreamy Tab Hunter stood out in film history as one of the hottest teen idols of the 1950s era. With blond, tanned, surfer-boy good looks, he was artificially groomed and nicknamed "The Sigh Guy" by the Hollywood studio system, yet managed to continue his career long after his "golden boy" prime.

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8. Peter Horton

Producer | New Amsterdam

Peter Horton was born on August 20, 1953 in Bellevue, Washington, USA as Peter William Horton. He is an actor and producer, known for New Amsterdam (2018), American Odyssey (2015) and Grey's Anatomy (2005). He has been married to Nicole De Putron since 1995. They have two children. He was ...

9. Neil Sedaka

Soundtrack | Deadpool

Neil Sedaka was born on March 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He has been married to Leba Strassberg since September 11, 1962. They have two children.

10. Juliet Mills

Actress | Avanti!

An English actress of stage, screen and television, sister to Hayley Mills and daughter of Sir John Mills, Juliet first came to notice in films, actually after her sister Hayley started her career. Juliet, however, was first plucked onto the screen and signing a contract with Warner Brothers and ...

11. Liza Minnelli

Soundtrack | Cabaret

Liza Minnelli was born on March 12, 1946, the daughter of Judy Garland and movie director Vincente Minnelli. She was practically raised at MGM studios while her parents worked long hours there and she made her film debut at fourteen months of age in the movie In the Good Old Summertime (1949). Her ...

12. Sidney Luft

Producer | A Star Is Born

Sidney Luft was born on November 2, 1915 in New York City, New York, USA as Michael Sidney Luft. He is known for his work on A Star Is Born (1954), Kilroy Was Here (1947) and French Leave (1948). He was married to Camille Keaton, Patricia Potts (Hemingway), Judy Garland, Lynn Bari and MaryLou ...

13. Barry Bostwick

Actor | The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Tall (6' 4"), agile, energetic, and ever-so-confident as both actor and singer, especially on the award-winning Broadway stage, Barry Bostwick possesses that certain narcissistic poise, charm and élan that reminds one instantly (and humorously) of a Kevin Kline -- both were quite brilliant in their...

14. Leba Strassberg

Self | Legends

Leba Strassberg has been married to Neil Sedaka since September 11, 1962. They have two children.

15. Douglas Barr

Director | Dead Badge

Douglas Barr was born on May 1, 1949 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA as Douglas Gregor Barr. He is an actor and director, known for Dead Badge (1995), Spaced Invaders (1990) and Secrets of the Mountain (2010). He has been married to Clare Kirkconnell since June 9, 1984. They have one child.

16. Adrian Zmed

Actor | Bachelor Party

Adrian Zmed was born on March 14, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Adrian George Zmed. He is an actor, known for Bachelor Party (1984), Grease 2 (1982) and T.J. Hooker (1982). He has been married to Lyssa Lynne since October 5, 2012. He was previously married to Barbara Fitzner and Susan Wood.

17. Christopher McDonald

Actor | Thelma & Louise

Christopher McDonald was born and raised in New York City, New York, to Patricia, a real estate agent, and James R. McDonald, an educator. His breakout role was in Ridley Scott's Thelma and Louise (1991), followed shortly by playing Jack Barry in Robert Redford's Quiz show (1994). Other notable ...

18. Peter Frechette

Actor | Inside Man

Born and raised in Coventry, Rhode Island, Peter Frechette earned a B.F.A. in Theater from the University of Rhode Island before moving to New York City to pursue acting there on stage. He earned Tony Award nominations for his performances in the play Eastern Standard which played on Broadway, and ...

19. Leif Green

Actor | Grease 2

Leif Green is an actor and production manager, known for Grease 2 (1982), Osmosis Jones (2001) and Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003).

20. Maureen Teefy

Actress | Grease 2

Maureen Teefy was born in Minneapolis. She is one of eight girls. Her early training includes the Minneapolis Children's Theater School, The Boston Conservatory and the Drama Division of The Juilliard School. She later studied with Larry Moss. Maureen's credits include theater, film, television, ...

21. Alison Price

Actress | Grease 2

Alison Price is an actress, known for Grease 2 (1982), The Seduction of Gina (1984) and Unfaithfully Yours (1984).

22. Pamela Adlon

Actress | Better Things

Pamela Adlon comes from an acting family and began her career in television in 1983. She has appeared in many popular TV shows, including as a voice actress in a number of animated TV series including, most famously, King of the Hill (1997) for which she won an Emmy for her role as Bobby Hill.

23. Didi Conn

Actress | Grease

Didi Conn was born Edith Bernstein, July 13, 1951 in Brooklyn, New York, she is memorable for her role as "Frenchy" in Grease. With over 40 film and television credits, we should acknowledge Didi's work in The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang (1980), Grease 2 (1982), Benson, Shining Time Station (1989),...

24. Eve Arden

Actress | Our Miss Brooks

Eve Arden was born Eunice Mary Quedens in Mill Valley, California (near San Francisco), and was interested in show business from an early age. At 16, she made her stage debut after quitting school to joined a stock company. After appearing in minor roles in two films under her real name, Eunice ...

25. Sid Caesar

Actor | Grease

Comedian, saxophonist, composer, actor and musician, he performed within the orchestras of Charlie Spivak, Shep Fields and Claude Thornhill as saxophonist. Later, as super-hip jazz musician "Cool Cees" in television skits, he played tenor saxophone, and sang with the satirical trio "The Hair Cuts" ...

26. Dody Goodman

Actress | Grease

Her quivery, high-pitched, Southern-cracked tones were once described as sounding like "a Tweetie Pie cartoon bird strangling on peanut butter." Just the absurdity of that description fits comedienne Dody Goodman to a tee. One did not know what to make of her, but she could certainly induce ...

27. Eddie Deezen

Actor | The Polar Express

Eddie Deezen was born on March 6, 1957 in Cumberland, Maryland, USA as Edward Harry Dezen. He is an actor, known for The Polar Express (2004), WarGames (1983) and Grease (1978).

28. Dennis Stewart

Actor | Grease

Dennis Stewart was born on July 29, 1947 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Dennis Cleveland Stewart. He was an actor, known for Grease (1978), Grease 2 (1982) and Moonlighting (1985). He died on April 20, 1994 in Los Angeles County.

29. Dick Patterson

Actor | Grease

Comedian and song and dance man of Broadway musicals, film and television. After making his Broadway debut in David Merrick's "Vintage '60", Patterson appeared in "The Billy Barnes People", the national touring company of "Bye Bye Birdie" and opposite Carol Burnett in "Fade Out, Fade in". His last ...

30. Tab Hunter

Actor | Damn Yankees

Dreamy Tab Hunter stood out in film history as one of the hottest teen idols of the 1950s era. With blond, tanned, surfer-boy good looks, he was artificially groomed and nicknamed "The Sigh Guy" by the Hollywood studio system, yet managed to continue his career long after his "golden boy" prime.

...

31. Connie Stevens

Actress | Hawaiian Eye

Connie Stevens was born Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia in Brooklyn, New York City, the daughter of Eleanor McGinley, a singer, and Teddy Stevens (born Peter Ingoglia), a musician. Her father was of Italian/Sicilian descent and her mother was of half Irish and half Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry. Connie ...

32. Jean Sagal

Director | Last Man Standing

Jean Sagal was born on October 9, 1961 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Barbara Jean Sagal. She is known for her work on Last Man Standing (2011), Fuller House (2016) and Marlon (2017).

33. Liz Sagal

Actress | Howard the Duck

Liz Sagal was born on October 9, 1961 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Elizabeth A. Sagal. She is known for her work on Howard the Duck (1986), Flashdance (1983) and Grease 2 (1982). She is married to Bruce Grayson.

34. Matt Lattanzi

Actor | Roxanne

Matt Lattanzi was born on February 1, 1959 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor, known for Roxanne (1987), Grease 2 (1982) and Xanadu (1980). He was previously married to Olivia Newton-John.

35. Donna King

Actress | Grease 2

Donna King is an actress, known for Grease 2 (1982), DEFCON-4 (1985) and The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous (1997).

36. Lucinda Dickey

Actress | Breakin'

Lucinda was part of the troupe when Solid Gold's third season began, and a short biography on her was included in press materials for the show. However, her stint was very brief -- so brief that most Solid Gold fans may not realize she actually danced on the show. Born and raised in Hutchinson, ...

37. Ivy Austin

Actress | Grease 2

Ivy Austin was born on January 19, 1958 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Grease 2 (1982), High Strung (1992) and Sesame Street (1969).

38. Andy Tennant

Director | Fool's Gold

Andy Tennant was born on June 15, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Andrew Tennant. He is a producer and director, known for Fool's Gold (2008), Hitch (2005) and Sweet Home Alabama (2002). He has been married to Sharon Johnson since February 13, 1993. They have four children.

39. Bernard Hiller

Actor | Avalon

Born April 18, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, lived in Germany then moved to the U.S. when he was very young. He went to the High School of Performing Arts in New York City and became a professional singer, actor and dancer, performing in several Broadway musicals. He lives in Beverly Hills and is ...

40. Tom Villard

Actor | Heartbreak Ridge

Thomas Louis Villard grew up in Spencerport, New York. He has two brothers and one sister. After high school, Tom attended Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania for two years. After college, he moved to New York City. There he attended the Lee Strasberg Acting Studio and The American Academy...

41. Vern Taylor

Actor | Harry and the Hendersons

Vern Taylor was born on August 15, 1932 in San Francisco, California, USA as Vernon Scott Taylor Jr. He was an actor, known for Harry and the Hendersons (1987), An Officer and a Gentleman (1982) and Frances (1982). He died on May 5, 2004 in Portland, Oregon, USA.

42. Tom Willett

Actor | Dear John

Tom was born in Chenaultt, Kentucky in the 1930s. He grew up in Hammond, Indiana. His grade school was Lafayette on Calumet Av. He moved to Andyville, Kentucky at age 14 and dropped out of high school.

Tom helped with the family farm which also had a poolroom and beer bar. He enjoyed listening to ...

43. Janet Jones

Actress | Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach

Janet Jones was born on January 10, 1961 in Bridgeton, Missouri, USA as Janet Marie Jones. She is known for her work on Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988), Alpha Dog (2006) and Annie (1982). She has been married to Wayne Gretzky since July 16, 1988. They have five children.

44. William N. Clark

Camera_department | Magnum Force

William N. Clark was born on June 12, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on Magnum Force (1973), Grease 2 (1982) and The Eiger Sanction (1975). He died on October 23, 2005 in Studio City, Los Angeles.

45. John Robert Garrett

Actor | Grease

John Robert Garrett was born on July 4, 1953 in Scurry County, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for Grease (1978), Grease 2 (1982) and Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). He died on July 8, 2016 in Houston, Texas.

46. Helena Andreyko

Actress | Grease

Helena Andreyko was born on February 6, 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She is known for her work on Grease (1978), Grease 2 (1982) and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978).

47. Dennis Daniels

Actor | Grease

Dennis Daniels is an actor, known for Grease (1978), Grease 2 (1982) and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978).

48. Vicki Hunter

Actress | Grease 2

Vicki Hunter is an actress, known for Grease 2 (1982).

49. Sandra Gray

Actress | Grease

Sandra Gray is an actress, known for Grease (1978), Grease 2 (1982) and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978).

50. John Allee

Actor | Flesh and Bone

John Allee is a multi-faceted performer whose acting and music credits include both stage and screen, most notably in the recurring role of Pasha on the Golden Globe nominated Starz limited series "Flesh and Bone" from acclaimed executive producer Moira Walley-Beckett.

John's life in the theatre has...

51. Michael David Eilert

Grease 2

Michael David Eilert was born on November 14, 1959 in San Diego, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Grease 2 (1982), Can't Stop the Music (1980) and One from the Heart (1981). He died on February 14, 1996 in San Diego.

52. Patricia Birch

Grease

Patricia Birch was born in Englewood, New Jersey, USA as Patricia Ann Birch. She is known for her work on Grease (1978), Grease 2 (1982) and The Stepford Wives (2004). She was previously married to William Becker.

53. Robert Stigwood

Producer | Evita

Robert Stigwood was born on April 16, 1934 in Port Pirie, South Australia, Australia as Robert Colin Stigwood. He is known for his work on Evita (1996), Gallipoli (1981) and Grease 2 (1982). He died on January 4, 2016 in London, England.

54. Ken Finkleman

Writer | The Newsroom

Ken Finkleman was born in 1946 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is a writer and director, known for The Newsroom (1996), Foolish Heart (1999) and Airplane II: The Sequel (1982).

55. Louis St. Louis

Soundtrack | Grease

He was awarded the 1994 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Musical Direction for "Smokey Joe's Café" in presented by the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson at the James A. Doolittle (University of California) Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

56. Frank Stanley

Cinematographer | Magnum Force

Frank Stanley was born on May 5, 1922 in New York, USA as Frank Walter Stanley. He is known for his work on Magnum Force (1973), 1941 (1979) and Grease 2 (1982). He died on December 21, 1999 in Sarasota, Florida, USA.

57. John F. Burnett

Editor | Grease

John F. Burnett is an editor and producer, known for Grease (1978), Murder by Death (1976) and And Justice for All (1979).



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