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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 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 >

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 >

- 904 days ago
John Travolta -- Ummmm ....

John Travolta
Ummmm ....

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

- 906 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 >

- 908 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 >

- 975 days ago
John Travolta: Good Genes or Good Docs?

John Travolta
Good Genes or Good Docs?

John Travolta is stayin' alive.Here's the 23-year-old "Saturday Night Fever" disco dude back in 1977 (left) -- and 35 years later, the 58-year-old "Battlefield Earth" hunk in Paris on Friday… READ MORE >

- 987 days ago
John Travolta -- Denies Sexually Assaulting Cruise Ship Worker

John Travolta
DENIES Sexually Assaulting Cruise Ship Worker

John Travolta has fired back at the cruise ship worker who claims Travolta sexually assaulted him in 2009 ... filing docs yesterday claiming the worker is LYING and made the whole sordid story… READ MORE >

- 1029 days ago
John Travolta Case -- Gloria Allred Victory Over Lawyer #1

John Travolta Case
Gloria Allred Victory Over Lawyer #1

Gloria Allred just scored another legal victory ... this time against the lawyer who sued her for allegedly hijacking his client -- John Doe #2  -- in the highly publicized John Travolta… READ MORE >

- 1052 days ago
New John Travolta Lawsuit -- Cruise Ship Steward Sues Actor for Sexual Assault

John Travolta
Cruise Ship Steward Sues Actor for Assault

11:12 AM PT -- Travolta's lawyer Marty Singer just released a statement, claiming, "This is another ludicrous lawsuit with inane claims.  It is obvious that Mr. Zanzi and his lawyers are… READ MORE >

- 1069 days ago
John Travolta Sued By Author of Bathhouse Sex Book

John Travolta
Sued by Author of Bathhouse Sex Book

4:35 PM PT -- A rep for Travolta has issued a statement ... saying, "The lawsuit filed by Robert Randolph is absurd. The suit is based on a privileged communication, and it will promptly be thrown… READ MORE >

- 1073 days ago

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