Grease star Didi Conn joins Dancing on Ice

Frenchie is lacing up her skates

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 15:  Didi Conn attends the "Grease" 40th anniversary screening at Samuel Goldwyn Theater on August 15, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Didi Conn, the actress best known as Frenchie from Grease, has been confirmed for the Dancing on Ice 2019 line-up.


The 67-year-old is the 11th celebrity to join the show, following Gemma Collins, former Westlife star Brian McFadden, Richard Blackwood and Love Islander Wes Nelson.

Conn announced the news herself on Friday morning’s Lorraine with a video message. Check it out below.

In a statement, the actress added: “Boy oh boy, I’m going from being a Pink Lady to Queen of the Ice. I’m coming to the UK on Monday and I can’t wait to see you!”


In the years after the 1978 musical was released, Conn went on to star in US TV series Benson, Cagney & Lacey and Law and Order: SVU.