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John Travolta

Actor John Travolta
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Profession: Actor

United States of America

Why Famous: Travolta shot to international stardom in the 1970s with iconic roles in Saturday Night Fever (1977), which precipitated the disco phenomenon on both sides of the Atlantic, and Grease (1978).

Though his career declined throughout the 1980s, he experienced a resurgence in the 1990s with films like Pulp Fiction (1994) and later films such as Wild Hogs (2007) and Hairspray (2007).

Born: February 18, 1954
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, USA

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius

Married Life

  • 1991-09-05 Actor John Travolta weds actress Kelly Preston

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