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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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John Travolta -- I'm a Big Basketball Fan ... Balled Out In High School!!

John Travolta
I'm a Huge Basketball Fan ... Balled Out In High School!!

Did you know ... John Travolta was a jock in high school?  Turns out, back before he was a world famous movie star ... Travolta says he was a member of his high… READ MORE >

'American Crime Story' --  Dead Ringer Cast for O.J. Simpson Show (PHOTOS)

'American Crime Story'
Dead Ringer Cast For O.J. Simpson Show

Marcia Clark and Christopher Darden are going to have serious flashbacks after seeing these photos of David Schwimmer, John Travolta and Selma Blair decked out in their 'American Crime Story'… READ MORE >

- 80 days ago
John Travolta -- Breaks His Silence ... 'Going Clear' Producers Are Dreaming!

John Travolta
Breaks His Silence ... 'Going Clear' Peeps Are Dreaming!

John Travolta is finally speaking out about the HBO documentary "Going Clear" -- and dismisses the people behind it as a bunch of disgruntled ex-followers of Scientology. In the documentary… READ MORE >

- 117 days ago
Scarlett Johansson -- Idina Expect John Travolta ... To Get So Touchy

Scarlett Johansson
Idina Expect Travolta ... To Get So Touchy

Nobody felt as much at the Oscars as John Travolta -- just ask Scarlett Johansson ... who got up close with JT's hands even before Idina Menzel. If you thought Travolta's… READ MORE >

- 160 days ago
John Travolta's New Look Will Give You The Willys

JOHN TRAVOLTA'S NEW
LOOK WILL GIVE YOU THE WILLYS

Here's the 60-year-old John Travolta showing off his freshly sprouted mane and matching chin gristle at a movie premiere earlier this week (left) and a magnetic looking makeover on the classic… READ MORE >

- 323 days ago
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 >

- 438 days ago
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 >

- 788 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 >

- 892 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 >

- 907 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 >

- 909 days ago

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