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John Travolta

John Joseph Travolta (born February 18, 1954) is an American actor, dancer, and singer. Travolta 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 acting career declined through the 1980s. His career enjoyed a resurgence 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 was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for Saturday Night Fever and 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 (November 1912 – May 1995), was a semi-professional American football player turned tire salesman and partner in a tire company. His mother, Helen Cecilia (née Burke, January 1912 – December 1978), was an actress and singer who had appeared in The Sunshine Sisters, a radio vocal group, and acted and directed before becoming a

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Tom Cruise & John Travolta -- Face/Off

Tom Cruise & John Travolta
Face/Off

Here's Tom Cruise (left) seen out to dinner in London where he's promoting his new movie, "Edge of Tomorrow" ... and John Travolta (right) leaving a party last summer.Even Adele Dazeem couldn't… READ MORE >

John Travolta -- Wedding Crasher

John Travolta
Wedding Crasher

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here to .... HEY, IS THAT JOHN TRAVOLTA?!?Some very cool pics of Travolta posing with a wedding party in Georgia hit the Internet this week ... and the story goes… READ MORE >

- 450 days ago
John Travolta -- My Dream Co-Pilots Are Dead

John Travolta
My Dream Co-Pilots Are Dead

If John Travolta could pick ANYONE in history to fly a plane with ... he might not be able to make up his mind -- telling TMZ, he's narrowed his choices down to two aviation legends ... but still… READ MORE >

- 553 days ago
John Travolta -- Cruise Ship Assault Lawsuit Mysteriously Dropped

John Travolta
Cruise Ship Assault Suit Mysteriously Dropped

John Travolta is officially off the hook in an alleged high seas assault -- the cruise ship employee who sued him agreed to drop the matter ... just 2 days after a judge ruled the case would be… READ MORE >

- 569 days ago
John Travolta -- No Arbitration in Cruise Ship Massage Lawsuit

John Travolta
No Arbitration in Cruise Ship Massage Suit

A federal judge cleared the decks for John Travolta's legal battle with a cruise ship employee -- who claims the star exposed himself -- to play out in open court.On Friday the judge shut down an… READ MORE >

- 570 days ago
John Travolta -- 'I'm Not Half the Man I Used to Be'

John Travolta
'I'm Not Half the Man I Used to Be'

It was like 1965 all over again last night, when Keith Urban and John Travolta joined forces to knock out a live performance of the Beatles classic "Yesterday" at a hotel party in Bev Hills ...… READ MORE >

- 596 days ago
John Travolta -- 6-Figure VICTORY Over 'Bathhouse Sex' Book Author

John Travolta
6-Figure VICTORY Over 'Bathhouse Sex' Book Author

John Travolta just kicked even more ass in his legal war with the author of a book who claimed the actor frequented gay bathhouses ... and it's costing the author a bloody fortune. You'll recall,… READ MORE >

- 629 days ago
John Travolta -- Ummmm ....

John Travolta
Ummmm ....

... so, this happened on the Internet today. Discuss. READ MORE >

- 631 days ago
John Travolta Sued By Alleged Gay Lover -- I Never Agreed to Keep Secrets

John Travolta Sued
By Alleged Gay Lover I Never Agreed to Keep Secrets

A former pilot who claims to have had a secret gay relationship with John Travolta is suing the actor ... claiming he NEVER signed a confidentiality agreement that would stop him from talking to… READ MORE >

- 633 days ago
John Travolta Triumphs Against Author of 'Bathhouse Sex' Book

John Travolta
Triumphs Against Author of 'Bathhouse Sex' Book

John Travolta just won a big legal victory against the author of a book who claims the actor frequented gay bathhouses ... TMZ has learned.You'll recall, Travolta was sued for libel by Robert… READ MORE >

- 700 days ago

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