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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 Martin Late @ Nite
Latest Project:
movie The Poison Rose 2019-05-23
Known For
Poster of The Neon Demon
Poster of Movie 43
Poster of Days of Heaven
Poster of The Nurses
Series Pinocchio's Christmas Brig. Gen. David Quintard 2020
Series Masterteam George Malley 2020
Series Martin Late @ Nite Zack 2020
Series Clockwork Fighters Hiwou's War Gabriel Shear 2020
Movie Sly Cooper Unknown 2020
Series Powder Louis Pinnock 2019
Movie The Poison Rose Carson Philips 2019-05-23
Movie Trading Paint Sam 2019-02-22
Movie Balogna Man 2018
Movie Gotti John Gotti 2018-06-14
Movie Raising Bertie Russ Richards 2017-06-09
Movie The Grease Story Danny Zuko 2017-11-05
Movie Don't Leave Me! Joey Germoni 2016-02-02
Movie Claudia Leitte - Ao Vivo em Copacabana Unknown 2016-02-14
Movie Close Encounters with Vilmos Zsigmond Himself 2016-05-13
Movie In a Valley of Violence The Marshal 2016-10-21
Movie Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada Unknown 2016-11-10
Movie David Blaine: Beyond Magic Himself 2016-11-16
Movie The Legend of Alice Flagg Adam 2016-07-16
Movie Phish - 2016-07-01 - Saratoga Springs, NY Edna Turnblad 2016-07-01
Movie I Am Wrath Stanley Hill 2016-04-14
Movie Daylight's End Unknown 2016-04-16
Movie The Neon Demon Vincent Vega 2016-06-08
Movie Kaafiron Ki Namaz Unknown 2016-04-06
Movie Criminal Activities Eddie 2015-11-20
Movie Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief Himself (archive footage) 2015-01-25
Movie The Memory of Water Jack Terry 2015-08-26
Movie Life on the Line Beau 2015-11-05
Movie The Forger Raymond Cutter 2014-09-10
Movie That Burning Feeling George Malley 2014-05-02
Movie The Lord of Catan Paul Brenner 2014-03-22
Movie Killing Season Emil Kovac 2013-07-12
Movie Movie 43 Howard Saint 2013-01-01
Movie Gravity Unknown 2013-10-03
Movie WWE Money in the Bank 2013 Vinnie Barbarino 2013-07-14
Movie Savages Dennis 2012-07-06
Movie Quentin Tarantino: 20 Years of Filmmaking Himself 2012-11-20
Movie Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen 2012-02-04
Movie Brave Unknown 2012-06-21
Movie Casting By Himself 2012-09-09
Movie Amigos... James Ubriacco 2011-07-08
Movie Contagion Unknown 2011-09-08
Movie The Secrets of Scientology Himself (archive footage) 2010-09-28
Movie From Paris with Love Charlie Wax 2010-02-04
Movie It's a Wonderful Afterlife Elmer C. Robinson 2010-05-07
Movie Old Dogs Charlie 2009-11-24
Movie The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Ryder 2009-06-11
Movie Asterix at the Olympic Games Bolt (voice) 2008-01-13
Movie Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History Himself 2008-10-14
Series Beethoven Virus Chili Palmer 2008-09-10
Movie Bolt Bolt (voice) 2008-01-29
Movie Hairspray Edna Turnblad 2007-07-13
Movie Brando Himself 2007-05-01
Movie Wild Hogs Woody Stevens 2007-03-02
Series America's Got Talent Chili Palmer 2006-06-21
Movie Tony Bennett: An American Classic Himself 2006-11-22
Movie Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon Jim Irwin 2005-01-01
Movie Ladder 49 Captain Mike Kennedy 2004-10-01
Movie A Love Song for Bobby Long Bobby Long 2004-09-02
Movie John Travolta: The Inside Story Himself 2004-04-22
Series Parallax Elmer C. Robinson 2004-08-05
Movie The Punisher Howard Saint 2004-04-15
Movie Basic Hardy 2003-04-18
Movie High Heels and Low Lifes Chili Palmer 2001-07-16
Movie Domestic Disturbance Frank Morrison 2001-10-28
Movie Lucky Numbers Russ Richards 2000-10-27
Movie Battlefield Earth Terl 2000-05-10
Movie The General's Daughter Paul Brenner 1999-06-18
Movie Bicentennial Man Emil Kovac 1999-12-17
Movie Our Friend, Martin Kyle's Dad 1999-01-12
Movie Welcome to Hollywood John Travolta 1998-10-01
Movie A Civil Action Jan Schlichtmann 1998-12-25
Movie She's So Lovely Joey Germoni 1997-08-29
Movie Mad City Sam Baily 1997-11-07
Movie Face/Off Sean Archer 1997-06-27
Series Saturday Night Special Tony Manero 1996-04-13
Movie Michael Michael 1996-12-25
Movie An Unexpected Family Danny Zuko 1996-12-04
Movie Broken Arrow Maj. Vic 'Deak' Deakins 1996-02-09
Movie For Better or Worse Brig. Gen. Quintard 1995-03-19
Movie Pulp Fiction Vincent Vega 1994-09-10
Movie Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone Tony Manero 1994-07-01
Movie Look Who's Talking Now! James Ubriacco 1993-11-05
Movie Eyes of an Angel Bobby 1991-07-26
Movie Shout Jack Cabe 1991-10-04
Movie Chains of Gold Scott Barnes 1991-09-15
Movie Look Who's Talking Too James Ubriacco 1990-12-14
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 Cry of a Dolphin Himself 1986-01-01
Series Super Gran John Travolta / Famous Goldmember ('Austinpussy') 1985-01-20
Movie That's Dancing! Himself 1985-01-01
Movie Perfect Adam 1985-06-07
Movie Clouds Maj. Vic 'Deak' Deakins 1984-12-25
Movie Blow Out Jack Terry 1981-07-24
Movie Urban Cowboy Bud Davis 1980-06-06
Movie The Magic Ring Zack 1979-01-01
Movie Moment by Moment Strip 1978-12-22
Movie Grease Danny Zuko 1978-07-07
Movie Days of Heaven Billy Nolan 1978-09-13
Movie Saturday Night Fever Tony Manero 1977-12-16
Movie Carrie Billy Nolan 1976-11-03
Series Mr. T and Tina Vinnie Barbarino 1976-09-25
Movie The Boy in the Plastic Bubble Tod Lubitch 1976-11-12
Movie The Tenth Level College Student (uncredited) 1976-08-26
Series Welcome Back, Kotter Vinnie Barbarino 1975-09-09
Movie The Devil's Rain Danny 1975-07-01
Movie Bali Robert Shapiro 1970-12-29
Series The Nurses Unknown 1962-09-27
Movie Scarface The Marshal 1932-04-09
Movie Prudence Himself 1927-05-27