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John Travolta was born in Englewood, New Jersy, 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 40 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Gummy Bear the Movie (announced)
Gummy Bear (voice)
 2015 Life on the Line (filming)
Beau
 2015 In a Valley of Violence (filming)
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:

TV commercial for Band-Aid bandages (1974). See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 22 Interviews | 68 Articles | 19 Pictorials | 52 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

There is nothing gay in this movie (Hairspray (2007)). I'm not playing a gay man. Scientology is not homophobic in any way. In fact, it's one of the more tolerant faiths. Anyone's accepted. See more »

Trivia:

Owned a three-bedroom beach front oceanfront estate, on Oahu in Hawaii from 1986-2005. He and his wife Kelly Preston sold it to Kathy Ireland for $3 million U.S. and she plans to rent the private residence out as one of several Kathy Ireland Worldwide company vacation villas. See more »

Trademark:

New Jersey accent See more »

Nickname:

Bone

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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