John Travolta Biography

John Joseph Travolta was born on February 18, 1954 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA. The son of a football player, Salvator, and an actress and acting teacher, Helen, and with five siblings, Ellen, Sam, Margaret, Joe, and Annie. Since he was a child, he followed in his mother’s footsteps, participating in school theater productions and later musicals in his town. His dance teacher was Fred Kelly (brother of actor and choreographer Gene Kelly), so he soon became an accomplished dancer. His career began in the 70s, debuting on Broadway with the play Rain, and in 1975 he reached stardom with the role of Vinnie Barbarino in the series Welcome Back, Kotter, which made him the idol of American teenagers.

In 1975 he starred in The Boy in the Plastic Bubble, co-starring Diana Hylan, that she played her mother and would become her lover. In 1977 Diana Hylan died of Cancer at the age of 41, and in that same year she performed Saturday Night Fever, which was key in her career. In the 80s he lost the notoriety he had in the 70s, but he regained it in the 90s with Look Who’s Talking and, above all, with Pulp Fiction. On September 12, 1991 he married the actressKelly Preston with whom he has a son, Jett. Both are practitioners of the religious postulates of the Church of Scientology. Other outstanding titles in her career are “How to conquer Hollywood”, “Phenomenon”, “Michael”, Broken Arroww (Nuclear alarm) “,” Face to face “,” Mad City “,” Caught between two men “,” Primary colors “,” Civil action “,” The thin red line “and” The daughter of the general “.

Updated: November 9, 2020 — 9:47 am

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