Annette Charles: Her Famous 'Grease' Dance (Video)
Annette Charles, who was best know for playing Charlene “Cha Cha” DiGregorio in Grease, died Wednesday. She was 63.
In the 1978 hit film, Charles’ character Cha Cha has a particularly memorable moment when she takes to the dance floor during the school dance. The students compete in a dance competition, which Cha Cha wins with Danny (John Travolta).
Charles, wearing a black and dress with blue lining, shines on the dance floor in the choreographed number. Grease also stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.
Charles also has several television roles, with appearances on High Chaparral in 1968, including The Flying Nun, Gunsmoke, Mod Squad, Bonanza, Barnaby Jones and The Bionic Woman.