'Grease' cast: Where are they now?

Slideshow posted in Photos | Thursday, August 04, 2011

13 of 15: Annette Charles - Cha Cha DiGregorio
Charles played Charlene 'Cha Cha' Digregorio, the girlfriend of rival Leo 'Craterface' and shared a memorable scene with John Travolta as Danny Zuko when their characters won a dance competition.

After the film, Charles appeared in the 1985 movie 'Latino' and had a few television roles in 'The Incredible Hulk' and 'Magnum, P.I.'

Born in 1948 as Annette Cardona, she received a masters degree from NYU School of Social Work in 2001.She also served as a part-time professor of speech and communication in the Chicano and Chicana Studies Department at California State University, Northridge since 2000.

She died on August 3, 2011 from cancer.

(Pictured: Charles appears in 'Grease' on the left and in a photo posted on her Facebook page on the left.) ( Photo / Paramount / Facebook)