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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 (pre-production)
Stanley Hill
 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 Cadillac as Chili Palmer from Get Shorty (1995) (2005). See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 22 Interviews | 69 Articles | 19 Pictorials | 53 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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To be honest, I thought "Pulp" would have the same fate as Reservoir Dogs (1992), meaning it would be an art house movie that would have a smaller audience. I never thought it would have a mainstream audience; I thought it was too unique of a movie to hit a commercial note. And when it did, it surprised all of us, I think, because we were going to be fine with it having the same success as ... See more »

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Was friends with James Cagney, Cary Grant and Barbara Stanwyck. See more »

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Black hair and blue eyes See more »

Nickname:

Bone

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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