'Grease 2' Cast: Where Are They Now?

The 1982 sequel to Grease (1978) was not the hit its predecessor was, sure, but the cult following of Grease 2 — which follows a new class of Pink Ladies and T-Birds at Rydell High — is unrivaled. See what the film's stars are up to today since the movie's release

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Michelle Pfeiffer as Stefanie Zinone

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After tackling the lead role as strong-headed Stephanie in Grease 2 — one of Michelle Pfeiffer's earliest jobs — the actress went on to earn Oscar and Golden Globe Award nominations for her work in such films as The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) and Love Field (1992).

She has two children with her husband, television writer and producer David E. Kelley, and returned to the small screen in 2022 as Betty Ford on Showtime's The First Lady.

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Maxwell Caulfield as Michael Carrington

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The Brit-born star made his debut as exchange student Michael in Grease 2, continuing to work on everything from Dynasty and Casualty to The Colbys and Empire Records (as one Rex Manning).

In 2021, he opened up to PEOPLE about having a hard time watching Pfeiffer's star rise while his stalled a bit after Grease 2's release. "She delivers and she defines Hollywood beauty ... You can't begrudge them their success."

He added, "But ... simultaneously, it makes it that much tougher to see that you've been benched. And it took a long wait time to come back."

Caulfield has been married to actress Juliet Mills since 1980, and has appeared on shows like Pam & Tommy and American Horror Story.

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Pamela Adlon as Dolores Rebchuck

Pamela Adlon in Grease 2
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Adlon first appeared on the screen as Pink Lady Dolores. Since her debut, the actress has had a prolific career.

She's most famous for voicing The King of the Hill's Bobby Hill, for which she earned a Primetime Emmy Award in 2002, and worked in films like Say Anything (1989), I Love You, Daddy (2017) and Holler (2020). The actress also played the Golden Globe-nominated lead role of Sam Fox on FX's Better Things from 2016 to 2022.

She shares three daughters whom are also actresses — Gideon, Odessa and Valentine — with ex-husband Felix O. Adlon.

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Peter Frechette as Louis DiMucci

Peter Frechette
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After bringing the laughs as T-Bird DiMucci in his film debut, Frechette stayed busy with TV appearances on shows like Thirtysomething, Profiler and Devious Maids. However, the actor mainly worked on the stage, with two Tony Award nominations for Eastern Standard and Our Country's Good.

Frechette has been together with his partner, theater and TV director David Warren, since 1988. The couple married in 2017.

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Maureen Teefy as Sharon Cooper

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Not long after scoring the role of Doris in Fame (1980), Teefy played Pink Lady Sharon in Grease 2. The actress moved on to roles in Supergirl (1984) and Men Seeking Women (1997), and on Perversions of Science.

Teefy hasn't acted much since the late '90s, except for one appearance in 2017's Hollywood Girl: The Peg Entwistle Story.

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Lorna Luft as Paulette Rebchuck

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Luft, daughter of Judy Garland and Sidney Luft, was also somewhat of a newcomer when she took on the part of Pink Lady Paulette. Though she continued to act, Luft is more well-known for her singing and stage work, her latest playing Martha Watson in the national tour of White Christmas.

In 2022, Luft and her sister Liza Minnelli developed a Judy Garland fragrance for what would've been their mother's 100th birthday.

Luft has two children and four grandchildren whom she shared with her late ex-husband, Jerry Mamberg.

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Leif Green as Davey Jaworski

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Green joined the T-Birds as Davey. The actor didn't stay in front of the camera for long; his last acting credit was in 1986, four years after the film came out.

However, Green's passion is working behind the scenes, as he's worked as a production manager on several animation films, including Mulan (1998), Tarzan (1999), The Lego Movie 2 (2019), DC League of Super-Pets (2022) and more.

Green is now the CEO of The Young Americans, a nonprofit organization designed to teach and inspire young performers.

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Christopher McDonald as Goose McKenzie

Adrian Zmed, Peter Frechette, Christopher McDonald, Leif Green
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McDonald had his breakout role as not-so-bright Goose, a T-Bird.

He pretty much hasn't stopped acting since, gaining other film credits for Thelma & Louise (1991), Happy Gilmore (1996), Rumor Has It... (2005) and more. McDonald also regularly appears on the small screen, with recent roles on The Watcher and Hacks (for which he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 2022.)

Years after his fiancé Geena Davis left him for Jeff Goldblum in 1985, McDonald met actress and future wife Lupe Gidley. The couple got married in 1992 and now have four children together.

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Alison Price as Rhonda Ritter

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Price played Rhonda, another member of the Pink Ladies.

She's stayed out of the spotlight since; her last role was in 1984.

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Adrian Zmed as Johnny Nogerelli

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Zmed played Nogerelli, the leader of the T-Birds.

Best known for his roles as Jay O'Neill in Bachelor Party (1984) and Vince Romano on T.J. Hooker, the actor most-recently appeared in 2016's Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens.

Zmed has been married to wife Lyssa Lynne Baker since 2012.

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Didi Conn as Frenchy

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One of the few original Grease stars to join the Grease 2 cast, Edith "Didi" Conn reprised her role as Frenchy, charged with taking Michael around school. Along with her Grease costar Olivia Newton-John, the actress appeared on Grease Live! in 2016, playing Frosty Palace's head waitress Vi.

Outside of Grease-related projects, Conn played a host of beloved roles on The Practice, Benson and Shining Time Station, as made appearances on Dancing on Ice and Blue Bloods.

Conn has been married to composer David Shire since 1984.

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Sid Caesar as Coach Calhoun

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Another Grease OG, TV host and star Caesar played Coach Calhoun in the films.

The accomplished actor, who appeared in more than 60 movies and TV shows and earned 11 Emmy nominations, died in 2014 at the age of 91.

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