LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actress Annette Charles, best-known because that her role as Cha Cha DiGregorio in "https://ubraintv-jp.com/who-played-cha-cha-in-grease/imager_1_9658_700.jpgGrease,"https://ubraintv-jp.com/who-played-cha-cha-in-grease/imager_1_9658_700.jpg has actually died. She was 63.

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Longtime girlfriend Tom LaBonge, a Los Angeles councilman, claimed she passed away in the city after a fight with cancer. She passed away Wednesday night, claimed her agent, Derek Maki.


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