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One of six children born to Helen Travolta and Salvatore Travolta, John Travolta grew up in Englewood, New Jersey. His father owned a tire repair shop called Travolta Tires in Hillsdale, NJ. Travolta appeared in a local production of "Who'll Save the Plowboy?". His mother enrolled him in a drama school in New York, where he studied voice, dancing ... 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)
 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 Sky, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore (2003). See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 22 Interviews | 67 Articles | 19 Pictorials | 50 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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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:

Although he is often cast as Italian-American and is of Italian descent, he has admitted that his family was invested more in their Irish ancestry and he grew up mostly around Irish culture. See more »

Trademark:

Black hair and blue eyes See more »

Nickname:

Bone

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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