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John Joseph Travolta was born in Englewood, New Jersey, one of six children of Helen Travolta (née Helen Cecilia Burke) and Salvatore/Samuel J. 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 started acting appearing in a local ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 44 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction Vincent Vega
(1994)
Grease
Grease Danny
(1978)
Face/Off
Face/Off Sean Archer / Castor Troy
(1997)
Bolt
Bolt Bolt
(2008)

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 2016 I Am Wrath
Stanley
 2016 In a Valley of Violence
The Marshal
 2015 Criminal Activities
Eddie
 2015/I Life on the Line
Beau
 2012 Savages
Dennis
 2009/I Old Dogs
Charlie
 2008 Bolt
Bolt (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 | 74 Articles | 19 Pictorials | 54 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the death of his teenage son Jett] The worst thing that's ever happened in my life. The truth is, I didn't know if I was going to make it. Life was no longer interesting to me, so it took a lot to get me better. See more »

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Pilots a multitude of jet aircraft. Most notable aviation feat is successful landing at Washington National of a Gulfstream IIB with complete electrical failure. Conditions at the time were night, IMC, icing. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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