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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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Filmography

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 2015 In a Valley of Violence (completed)
The Marshal
  Gummy Bear the Movie (announced)
Gummy Bear (voice)
  I Am Wrath (post-production)
Stanley Hill
 2014 Kirstie (TV Series)
Mickey Russo
 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
 1999 Our Friend, Martin (Video)
Kyle's Dad (voice)
 1997 Mad City
Sam
 1996 Michael
Michael
 1992 Boris and Natasha (TV Movie)
John Travolta
 1991 Shout
Jack Cabe
 1991 Eyes of an Angel
Bobby
 1990 Seriously... Phil Collins (TV Movie)
 1989 The Experts
Travis
 1987 Basements (TV Movie)
Ben (segment "The Dumb Waiter")
 1985 Perfect
Adam
 1983 Two of a Kind
Zack
 1980 Urban Cowboy
Bud
 1978 Grease
Danny
 1976 Mr. T and Tina (TV Series)
Vinnie Barbarino
- Pilot (1976) ... Vinnie Barbarino
 1976 The Tenth Level (TV Movie)
College Student (uncredited)
 1975 The Devil's Rain
Danny
 1974 Medical Center (TV Series)
Danny
- Saturday's Child (1974) ... Danny
 1974 Nightmare (TV Movie)
Man Outside Store (uncredited)
 1973 The Rookies (TV Series)
Eddie Halley
- Frozen Smoke (1973) ... Eddie Halley
 1972 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
- A Piece of God (1972)
 1972 Emergency! (TV Series)
Chuck Benson
- Kids (1972) ... Chuck Benson
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Starred with Charles Durning in "Mass Appeal" at the American Theatre Company in Aspen, Snowmass, Colorado. Directed by Paul Blake. 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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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

Was strongly in the running to play Larry Meadows in The Last Detail (1973), only losing the role to Randy Quaid at the last minute. This would have been his big-screen debut. See more »

Trademark:

Cleft chin and razor-sharp cheekbones See more »

Nickname:

Bone

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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