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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: 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 >

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 >

- 705 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 >

- 728 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 >

- 745 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 >

- 749 days ago
John Travolta Resurfaces

John Travolta
Resurfaces

John Travolta made the trek to Sony Studios Thursday night ... to honor Shirley MacLaine at the AFI awards.It's the first time we've seen him since allegations by several masseurs who claim he… READ MORE >

- 763 days ago
John Travolta Case -- Masseurs' Original Lawyer Okorie Okorocha Sues Gloria Allred

Travolta Masseurs' Lawsuit
Lawyer #1 Suing Gloria

3:53 PM PDT -- Gloria just released a statement ... insisting she will file a counterclaim against Okorocha for defamation.Allred adds, "Doe #1 and Doe #2 contacted me seeking representation, and… READ MORE >

- 780 days ago
John Travolta -- Robin Gibb was a 'Real Friend'

John Travolta
Robin Gibb was a 'Real Friend'

John Travolta has released a statement on the passing of Bee Gees co-founder Robin Gibb ... calling the music legend one of the most "wonderful" people he's ever met. Robin -- along with his… READ MORE >

- 781 days ago
John Travolta Accuser -- John Doe #2 ID'd

John Travolta Accuser
John Doe #2 ID'd

John Travolta's second accuser, known previously only as John Doe 2, has been revealed ... and his name is John Truesdale. The NY Daily News tracked Truesdale down in Atlanta. He's 6-feet… READ MORE >

- 782 days ago
John Travolta Case -- Gloria Allred Accused of STEALING Clients

John Travolta Case
Gloria Allred Accused of STEALING Clients

5:05PM PST: Gloria tells TMZ, "Mr. Okorocha's representations are false, outrageous and defamatory," adding both John Doe 1 and 2 contacted her office and she did not solicit either of… READ MORE >

- 784 days ago

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