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John Travolta first gained fame as the swaggering Vinnie Barbarino on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter (1975). In 1977, he parlayed his teeny-bopper fame into a big-screen career with the disco blockbuster Saturday Night Fever (1977). He languished in light dramas and television movies in the 1980s, but started a comeback in 1989 with ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 41 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Gummy Bear the Movie (announced)
Gummy Bear (voice)
 2014 The Forger (post-production)
Ray Cutter
 2014 Kirstie (TV Series)
Mickey Russo
- Mickey & Maddie (2014) ... 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
 1989 The Experts
Travis
 1989 Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl (Video short)
 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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Stage: Starred with Charles Durning in "Mass Appeal" in 1982 at the American Theatre Company in Aspen, Snowmass, Colorado. Directed by Paul Blake. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 22 Interviews | 66 Articles | 19 Pictorials | 50 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

To be honest, I thought "Pulp" would have the same fate as Reservoir Dogs (1992), meaning it would be an art house movie that would have a smaller audience. I never thought it would have a mainstream audience; I thought it was too unique of a movie to hit a commercial note. And when it did, it surprised all of us, I think, because we were going to be fine with it having the same success as ... See more »

Trivia:

His best female friend is Kirstie Alley. See more »

Trademark:

Black hair and blue eyes See more »

Nickname:

Bone

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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