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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
 2015 Criminal Activities
 2015/I Life on the Line
 2012 Savages
 2009/I Old Dogs
 2008 Bolt
Bolt (voice)
 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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TV commercial for Cadillac as Chili Palmer from Get Shorty (1995). 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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[on the death of Robin Williams] I've never known a sweeter, brighter, more considerate person than Robin. Robin's commitment as an artist to lifting our mood and making us happy is compared to none. He loved us all and we loved him back. See more »


Has starred in films that appear in both IMDb's Top 250 and IMDb's Bottom 100. The highest of his IMDb Top 250 film is at 5th position with Pulp Fiction (1994). The lowest of his entry in IMDb's Bottom 100 is on 73th (number 27 from the bottom) with Battlefield Earth (2000). See more »


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



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