JOHN TRAVOLTA
(John Joseph Travolta)
 
* 18. February 1954 (in Englewood, New Jersey)
 
OSCARNOMINEE
 

1978 as Tony Manero in 'Saturday Night Fever'

1995 as Vincent Vega in 'Pulp Fiction'

 
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I liked him most in 'Pulp Fiction' (1994), 'Face/Off' (1997) and 'Mad City' (1997)

on 12. September 1991 he married actress Kelly Preston (* 13. October 1962)

the 'first'wedding in Paris, on 05. September 1991, by a french Scientology Minister with Kelly Preston was declared illegal

has a daughter, Ella Blue (* 03. April 2000) and a son, Benjamin (* 23. November 2010) with Preston

they also had another son, Jett (* 13. April 1992 + 02. January 2009, who died of complications linked to Kawasaki disease before his brother Benjamin was born)

his daughter Ella Blue was born at home

a magazine said, that Jett was conceived during a weekend at Bruce Willis's and Demi Moores house

John is the youngest of 6 siblings, and the others are: Sam, Joey (* 1952), Ellen (* 06. October 1940), Ann and Margaret

Johns mother was the former actress Helen, who died of cancer in 1979

Johns father was Salvatore Travolta, a semi professional football player, who died on 26. May 1995

during the filming of 'The Boy in the Plastic Bubble' (1976) he fell in love with actress Diana Hyland (* 1936), she died of cancer in his arms on 27. March 1977

John quit school at 16 to pursue acting

'Travolta' means 'high voltage' in italian
 
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