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Didi Conn - Frenchy
Didi Conn was 27 when she played Frenchy in the hit musical film in 1978. She reprised the role in the 1982 sequel 'Grease 2' with Michelle Pfeiffer.
After 'Grease' she had appeared on the television series 'Benson' as Denise Stevens Downey and had guest roles on 'Cagney and Lacey' and 'The Love Boat.'
From 1989 to 1993 she starred as Stacey Jones on the children's television series 'Shining Times Station.'
Conn continues to appear on television series, most recently playing a nurse on three episodes of 'Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.'
Conn married composer David Shire in 1982. The couple has a son, Daniel Shire, who was diagnosed with autism. She has since become an advocate for autism and is a celebrity spokesperson for the Autism Speaks organization.
(Pictured: Conn is seen acting in 'Grease' on the right. On the left she appears in a video from 2010 for the 'It Gets Better' campaign.)
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