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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 37 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 I Am Wrath (post-production)
Stanley Hill
 2016 In a Valley of Violence (completed)
The Marshal
 2012 Savages
 2009/I Old Dogs
 2008 Bolt
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 2003 Basic
 1997 Mad City
 1996 Michael
 1991 Shout
Jack Cabe
 1991 Eyes of an Angel
 1989 The Experts
 1985 Perfect
 1983 Two of a Kind
 1980 Urban Cowboy
 1978 Grease
 1975 The Devil's Rain
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Appeared in Frank Stallone's music video "Far From Over". See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 22 Interviews | 71 Articles | 19 Pictorials | 54 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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[on his role in Carrie (1976)]: I wanted to work with Brian De Palma. I knew the film would be interesting and attract a lot of attention. See more »


Did yoga and boxing to cut his love handles for the film Swordfish (2001). See more »


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