Who died recently from Grease?

Who died recently from Grease?

The latest sad news to emerge is the death of actor Edd Byrnes, who played Vince Fontaine in the hit movie musical, who has died unexpectedly aged 87. His death is the latest in a long line of tragedies that have struck those who worked on Grease since its blockbuster box office days.

What happened to Danny and Sandy after Grease?

Danny and Sandy had previously met and fallen in love during summer vacation. But at the end of the trip, they split up, with Sandy returning to her native Australia. They later reunite at Rydell after Sandy’s parents make the decision to stay local.

Is the final scene of Grease a hit?

Nevertheless, Grease was a hit — not just a hit but a sensation, the biggest film of the year and the highest-grossing movie musical of the century. The reveal of Sandy’s transformation in the final scene of Grease. (Paramount Pictures) Forty years later, Grease is more beloved than ever.

Who are the actors in the carnival scene in Grease?

Jeff Conaway (Kenickie), Olivia Newton-John (Sandy), John Travolta (Danny), and Stockard Channing (Rizzo) in the Grease carnival scene, with Jamie Donnelly (Jan) at left in the green dress.

Where did the original play Grease take place?

The original play, however, was set in Chicago where its co-writer, Jim Jacobs, grew up. “The urban feel of the original play was very gritty,” says Kleiser. “There was a lot more raunchy stuff in it and we toned that down to make a movie musical that was very colorful and had a wider appeal.

Where was the last day of school filmed in Grease?

On this overcast June morning in Los Feliz, the field seems somewhat forgotten. It’s hard to imagine that 40 years ago this field was the filming location for one of the most colorful and spectacular endings in motion picture history, which, coincidentally, took place on the last day of school.