John Travolta



John Travolta

John Joseph Travolta (born February 18, 1954) is an American actor, film producer, dancer, and singer. He first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter and starring in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever and Grease. Travolta's career re-surged in the 1990s, with his role in Pulp Fiction, and he has since continued starring in Hollywood films, including Face/Off, Ladder 49 and Wild Hogs. Travolta has twice been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. The first, for his role in Saturday Night Fever and the second for Pulp Fiction. He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his performance in Get Shorty. Travolta, the youngest of six children, was born and raised in Englewood, New Jersey, an inner-ring suburb of New York City. His father, Salvatore Travolta, was a semi-professional football player turned tire salesman and partner in a tire company. His mother, Helen Cecilia, was an actress and singer who had appeared in The Sunshine Sisters, a radio vocal group, and acted and directed before becoming a high school drama and English teacher. His siblings are Joey, Ellen, Ann, Margaret, and Sam Travolta. Travolta's father was a second-generation Italian American and his mother was Irish American; he grew up in an Irish-American neighborhood and has said that his household was predominantly Irish in culture. His family was Roman Catholic. Travolta married actress Kelly Preston in 1991. The couple had a son, Jett, (April 13, 1992 - January 2, 2009), and have a daughter, Ella Bleu, born in 2000. On May 18, 2010, Travolta and Preston announced that she is pregnant with the couple's third child. The couple has regularly attended marriage counselling, and Travolta admits that therapy has helped the marriage. Travolta was involved with actress Diana Hyland, whom he met while filming The Boy in the Plastic Bubble; the relationship ended when she died of breast cancer in 1977. Travolta is a certified pilot and owns five aircraft, including an ex-Australian Boeing 707–138 airliner. The plane bears the name Jett Clipper Ella in honor of his children. His $4.9 million estate in the Jumbolair subdivision in Ocala, Florida, is situated on Greystone Airport with its own runway and taxiway right to his front door. Travolta has been a practitioner of Scientology since 1975 when he was given the book Dianetics while filming the movie The Devil's Rain in Durango, Mexico.

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Danny Zuko
Pulp Fiction
Vincent Vega
Sean Archer
Lonely Hearts
Elmer C. Robinson
The General's Daughter
Paul Brenner
Edna Turnblad
Lucky Numbers
Russ Richards
Staying Alive
Tony Manero
Be Cool
Chili Palmer
Saturday Night Fever
Tony Manero
Ladder 49
Captain Mike Kennedy
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon
Jim Irwin
Battlefield Earth
Battlefield Earth: Evolution & Creation
Wild Hogs
Woody Stevens
Domestic Disturbance
Frank Morrison
Old Dogs
Blow Out
Jack Terry
The Punisher
Howard Saint
Billy Nolan
Get Shorty
Chili Palmer
Look Who's Talking Now!
James Ubriacco
Jack Cabe
Broken Arrow
Maj. Vic 'Deak' Deakins
Two of a Kind
George Malley
Look Who's Talking Too
James Ubriacco
A Civil Action
Jan Schlichtmann
Primary Colors
Jack Stanton
Look Who's Talking
James Ubriacco
From Paris with Love
Charlie Wax
Gabriel Shear
Mad City
Sam Baily
Bolt (voice)
The Boy in the Plastic Bubble
Tod Lubitch
A Love Song for Bobby Long
Bobby Long
She's So Lovely
Joey Germoni
Chains of Gold
Scott Barnes
The Devil's Rain
Urban Cowboy
Bud Davis
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
Eyes of an Angel
The Experts
Killing Season
Emil Kovac
Casting By
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Moment by Moment
John Travolta: The Inside Story
Tony Bennett: An American Classic
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Sylvester Stallone Bio.
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In a Valley of Violence
The Marshal
White Man's Burden
Louis Pinnock
The Forger
Raymond Cutter
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
Himself (archive footage)
The Secrets of Scientology
Himself (archive footage)
Criminal Activities
I Am Wrath
Stanley Hill
The Grand Knockout Tournament
The Thin Red Line
Brig. Gen. David Quintard
Close Encounters with Vilmos Zsigmond
Life on the Line
Our Friend, Martin
Kyle's Dad
John Gotti
David Blaine: Beyond Magic
Ben (segment "The Dumb Waiter")
That's Dancing!
The Tenth Level
College Student (uncredited)
Man Outside Store (uncredited)
Austin Powers in Goldmember
John Travolta / Famous Goldmember ('Austinpussy')
Boris and Natasha
John Travolta
Stayin' Alive: A Grammy Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees
Quentin Tarantino: 20 Years of Filmmaking
Welcome to Hollywood
John Travolta
Speed Kills
Don Aronow
Trading Paint
The Grease Story
Danny Zuko
Saturday Night Fever: The Ultimate Disco Movie
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John Travolta Remembers James Cagney
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The Poison Rose
Carson Philips


The Ellen DeGeneres Show
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Live with Regis and Kathie Lee
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The View
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Fat Actress
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Mr. T and Tina
Vinnie Barbarino
Good Day Live
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The Academy Awards
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The Captain and Tennille
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Inside the Actors Studio
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Fear Factor
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Welcome Back, Kotter
Vinnie Barbarino
The Rookies
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The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
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The Early Show
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Medical Center
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Oprah's Big Give
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Celebrities Uncensored
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Where Are They Now?
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The Scrat Show
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Saturday Night Live
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Wetten, dass..?
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American Crime Story
Robert Shapiro
The Academy Awards
John Travolta
American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson
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