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John Travolta was born in Englewood, New Jersey, one of six children of Helen Travolta (née Helen Cecilia Burke) and Salvatore Travolta. His father was of Italian descent and his mother was of Irish ancestry. His father owned a tire repair shop called Travolta Tires in Hillsdale, NJ. Travolta appeared in a local production of "Who'll Save the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 41 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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  Gummy Bear the Movie (announced)
Gummy Bear (voice)
  I Am Wrath (filming)
Stanley Hill
 2015 In a Valley of Violence (completed)
The Marshal
 2012 Savages
Dennis
 2009/I Old Dogs
Charlie
 2008 Bolt
Bolt (voice)
 2005 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (Documentary short)
Jim Irwin (voice)
 2003 Basic
Hardy
 1997 Mad City
Sam
 1996 Michael
Michael
 1991 Shout
Jack Cabe
 1991 Eyes of an Angel
Bobby
 1989 The Experts
Travis
 1985 Perfect
Adam
 1983 Two of a Kind
Zack
 1980 Urban Cowboy
Bud
 1978 Grease
Danny
 1975 The Devil's Rain
Danny
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Other Works:

Release of his book "John Travolta Staying Fit!" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 22 Interviews | 70 Articles | 19 Pictorials | 53 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on dancing with Princess Diana at the White House in 1985] There really was something lovely and girlish about her and I felt that I had taken her back to her childhood when she had probably watched Grease (1978) and for that moment I was her Prince Charming. See more »

Trivia:

During the 1970s, he frequently watched foreign films. One of his favorites was La Strada (1954). See more »

Trademark:

Often works some sort of dance into his roles See more »

Nickname:

Bone

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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