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John Travolta

John Joseph Travolta is an American actor, 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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Feb 18, 1954 In Englewood, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Oscar (The Academy Awards) 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Gotti 2018-06-15
Known For
Poster of Be Cool
Poster of Falsa identidad
Poster of Michael
Poster of Pulp Fiction
Movie Gotti John Gotti 2018-06-15
Series American Crime Story Robert Shapiro 2016-02-02
Series American Crime Story: El Pueblo contra O.J. Simpson Robert Shapiro 2016-02-02
Movie David Blaine: Beyond Magic Himself 2016-11-16
Movie Yo soy la venganza Stanley Hill 2016-04-14
Movie Close Encounters with Vilmos Zsigmond Himself 2016-05-13
Movie El valle de la venganza The Marshal 2016-10-21
Movie Criminal Activities Eddie 2015-11-20
Movie Hombres de élite Beau 2015-11-05
Movie Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief Himself (archive footage) 2015-01-25
Movie El falsificador Raymond Cutter 2014-09-10
Movie Caza humana Emil Kovac 2013-07-12
Series The Scrat Show 2012-07-06
Movie Casting By 2012-09-09
Movie Unknown Dennis 2012-07-06
Movie The Secrets of Scientology Himself (archive footage) 2010-09-28
Movie Desde París con amor Charlie Wax 2010-02-05
Movie Dos canguros muy maduros Charlie 2009-11-24
Movie Asalto al tren Pelham 123 Ryder 2009-06-11
Movie Bolt Bolt (voice) 2008-11-21
Movie Hollywood Singing and Dancing: Una historia musical 2008-10-14
Series Oprah's Big Give Unknown 2008-03-02
Movie Cerdos salvajes (con un par... de ruedas) Woody Stevens 2007-03-02
Movie Brando Himself 2007-05-01
Movie Hairspray Edna Turnblad 2007-07-13
Movie Tony Bennett: An American Classic 2006-11-21
Movie Corazones solitarios Elmer C. Robinson 2006-04-30
Series Fat Actress Unknown 2005-03-06
Movie Be Cool Chili Palmer 2005-03-04
Movie Sylvester Stallone Bio. as himself 2005-03-01
Movie Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon Jim Irwin 2005-01-01
Movie Brigada 49 Captain Mike Kennedy 2004-10-01
Movie Una canción del pasado Bobby Long 2004-09-02
Movie Cómo ser John Travolta Himself 2004-04-22
Movie The Punisher (El castigador) Howard Saint 2004-04-15
Movie Basic Hardy 2003-04-18
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Movie Austin Powers en Miembro de Oro John Travolta / Famous Goldmember ('Austinpussy') 2002-07-26
Movie Falsa identidad Frank Morrison 2001-10-30
Series Good Day Live Unknown 2001-09-17
Series Fear Factor Unknown 2001-06-11
Movie Operación Swordfish Gabriel Shear 2001-06-07
Movie Combinación ganadora Russ Richards 2000-10-27
Movie Campo de batalla: La Tierra Terl 2000-05-10
Movie Battlefield Earth: Evolution & Creation Himself 2000-05-01
Series Where Are They Now? Unknown 1999-06-07
Movie Our Friend, Martin Kyle's Dad 1999-01-12
Movie La hija del general Paul Brenner 1999-06-18
Series Rove Himself 1999-09-22
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie La delgada línea roja Brig. Gen. David Quintard 1998-12-25
Movie Welcome to Hollywood John Travolta 1998-10-01
Movie Primary Colors Jack Stanton 1998-03-20
Movie A Civil Action (Acción civil) Jan Schlichtmann 1998-03-05
Movie Mad City Sam Baily 1997-11-07
Movie Atrapada entre dos hombres Joey Germoni 1997-08-29
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Cara a cara (Face/Off) Sean Archer 1997-06-27
Movie Broken Arrow: Alarma nuclear Maj. Vic 'Deak' Deakins 1996-02-09
Movie Phenomenon George Malley 1996-07-05
Movie Michael Michael 1996-12-25
Movie Atrapado Louis Pinnock 1995-12-01
Movie Cómo conquistar Hollywood Chili Palmer 1995-10-20
Movie Pulp Fiction Vincent Vega 1994-09-10
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie ¡Mira quién habla ahora! James Ubriacco 1993-11-05
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Grita Jack Cabe 1991-10-04
Movie Cadenas de oro Scott Barnes 1991-09-15
Movie De pura raza Bobby 1991-07-26
Movie Mira quien habla también James Ubriacco 1990-12-14
Movie Mira quien habla James Ubriacco 1989-10-12
Movie The Experts Travis 1989-01-13
Movie The Grand Knockout Tournament Himself 1987-06-19
Movie Basements Ben (segment "The Dumb Waiter") 1987-05-12
Movie Perfect Adam 1985-06-07
Movie ¡Esto sí es bailar! Himself 1985-01-01
Series Harty Unknown 1983-09-20
Movie Staying Alive (La fiebre continúa) Tony Manero 1983-07-11
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie Tal para cual Zack 1983-01-01
Movie Impacto Jack Terry 1981-07-24
Series Wetten, dass..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Movie Cowboy de ciudad Bud Davis 1980-06-06
Movie Moment by Moment Strip 1978-12-22
Movie Grease Danny Zuko 1978-07-07
Movie Fiebre del sábado noche Tony Manero 1977-12-16
Movie El chico de la burbuja de plástico Tod Lubitch 1976-11-12
Movie Carrie Billy Nolan 1976-11-03
Series Mr. T and Tina Vinnie Barbarino 1976-09-25
Series The Captain and Tennille Unknown 1976-09-20
Movie The Tenth Level College Student (uncredited) 1976-08-26
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Welcome Back, Kotter Vinnie Barbarino 1975-09-09
Movie La lluvia del diablo Danny 1975-07-01
Series The Rookies Unknown 1972-09-11
Series Emergency! Unknown 1972-01-22
Series Medical Center Unknown 1969-09-24
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) John Travolta 1953-03-18