John Travolta

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John Joseph Travolta (born February 18, 1954)[1][2] is an American actor, producer, dancer, and singer. Travolta first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979) and starring in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever (1977) and Grease (1978). His acting career declined through the 1980s, but enjoyed a resurgence in the 1990s with his role in Pulp Fiction (1994), and he has since starred in films such as Face/Off (1997), Swordfish (2001), Wild Hogs, and Hairspray (both 2007).

Travolta was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for performances in Saturday Night Fever and Pulp Fiction. He won his only Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for his performance in Get Shorty and has received a total of six nominations, the most recent being in 2008. In 2014, he received the IIFA Award for Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema.[3] In 2016, Travolta received his first Primetime Emmy Award as a producer of the first season of the anthology series American Crime Story, subtitled The People v. O. J. Simpson, also receiving an additional Emmy nomination and a Golden Globe nomination for his portrayal of lawyer Robert Shapiro in the series.

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Life on the Line
 
Life on the Line is a 2015 American action film directed by David Hackl and written by Primo Brown, Marvin Peart and Peter I.
In a Valley of Violence
 
In a Valley of Violence is a 2016 American Western film written, directed, executive produced and edited by Ti West.
Pulp Fiction
 
Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American black comedy neo-noir crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, from a story by Tarantino and Roger Avary.
Battlefield Earth
 
Battlefield Earth (also referred to as Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000) is a 2000 American science fiction action film based upon the first half of L.

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Watch Conan slam the iPhone X’s new Face ID feature
  –  September 15, 2017
For instance, one audience member asks a man dressed as Apple executive Craig Federighi if he remembers the, dare I say, classic movie Face Off featuring Nicholas Cage and John Travolta. Later on, another audience member asks ‘Federighi’ how many faces ...
Emmys: Who Will Win the Award for Best Actress?
  –  September 14, 2017
Brown overcoming John Travolta and David Schwimmer last year for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story). She'd be the 10th person to win this category twice. Chlumsky, being the only representative from her show, could benefit from vote ...
Pernille Teisbaek’s Stylish Wedding Off the Coast of Denmark
  –  September 14, 2017
The happy couple had a surprise: a reenactment of Uma Thurman and John Travolta’s dance challenge from Pulp Fiction along to “You Can Never Tell” by Chuck Berry. “It was super corny, but it really kicked things off,” Pernille told Vogue ...
Snapchat Expands Emmy Awards Coverage Under Three-Year Deal (EXCLUSIVE)
  –  September 14, 2017
During last year’s Emmys, Snapchat captured snaps Jimmy Kimmel, John Travolta, Amy Schumer and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. The Emmys joins Snapchat’s roster of other awards shows for which it produces special coverage, including the Oscars, Grammys ...
Dwayne Johnson's Ultimate Film Guide Will 'Rock' Your World (So Feel Free To Binge-Watch These Stat)
  –  September 14, 2017
Needless to say, he decides to take action on his own (and is anyone surprised?). This is the sequel to Get Shorty (with John Travolta reprising his role of Chili Palmer) that pretty much everyone hates. However, one saving grace for many was the casting ...
Happy Wedding Anniversary John Travolta And Kelly Preston!
  –  September 14, 2017
After she had her third child, Preston said: 'When I married John, I put my career on hold to be a wife and to have a child. Before that I didn't have a fabulous career, but I was working. When I decided to resume acting, I had become Mrs. Travolta in many ...
Why We Need to Stop Saying 'Anti-Aging'
  –  September 13, 2017
Diana’s best looks range from her iconic couture gowns to the petal pink blouse she chose for her official engagement photo in 1981, to the velvet “Travolta” dress she wore to dance with John Travolta at the White House in 1985. Kelsey Wells' Butt ...
Talk show host Phil Donahue to interview scholar at American Museum of Tort Law on Sunday
  –  September 13, 2017
Since opening two years ago, the museum has hosted many distinguished guests to the region including Jan Schlichtmann, who was the subject of the book and movie (starring John Travolta), “A Civil Action” starring John Travolta; Mitchell Garabedian ...
History orders 20-episode Vikings Season 6, with Katheryn Winnick to make directorial debut
  –  September 13, 2017
Winnick most recently appeared in the adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower opposite Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey. Next up she will star opposite John Travolta in the upcoming film Cigarette.
Review: This 'Saturday Night Fever' is no disco ball
  –  September 13, 2017
“Saturday Night Fever” the movie was a little slice of escapist cinematic heaven: a skinny young John Travolta in a white three-piece suit, the Bee Gees’ driving falsetto vocals and all that dancin’, yeah. “Saturday Night Fever” the musical is ...
‘Vikings’ Renewed For Sixth Season By History
  –  September 12, 2017
Next up she will star opposite John Travolta in the film Cigarette. She’s repped by CAA, Alchemy Entertainment, and attorney Jeff Bernstein. Hirst serves as executive producer along with Morgan O’Sullivan of World 2000, Sheila Hockin, John Weber of ...
Here's What May Happen If Leah Remini and Hollywood's Famous Scientologists Meet at the 2017 Emmys
  –  September 12, 2017
And what about other famous Scientologists like John Travolta and Tom Cruise? While they are not confirmed to attend the award show, there's the chance of pre-parties, post-parties and other gatherings. "They will not reach out to me. They are not allowed ...
BMD Picks Their Favorite Brian De Palma Pictures
  –  September 12, 2017
It’s all so sleazy and crazy and beautiful. Blow Out is one of cinema's greatest thrillers, a showcase not only for De Palma's talent for sleaze and violence but also for star John Travolta, who turns in one of the best performances of his career as ...
John Travolta's donated plane lashed by Hurricane Irma as Illawarra airworthiness engineers flee Georgia
  –  September 12, 2017
Frank Bowden and Peter Elliott inspect the Boeing 707 in Georgia. - Audience submitted Hurricane conditions in Georgia have forced engineers from the Illawarra to cut short a trip to inspect John Travolta's Boeing 707, which he donated to a NSW aircraft ...
Review by David Clarke
  –  September 12, 2017
Robert De Niro and John Travolta make a torture porn movie and yes it is a bit of a mess as Travolta is out for revenge in the worse way hunting down ex American soldier, De Niro for things that happened between them in the Bosnia conflict. Travolta loses ...
Trio, Prince-lookalike win lip sync contest to benefit music education
  –  September 12, 2017
The other contestants were Mohamed Abdalla and Anne Marie Van Casteren as Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in "Dirty Dancing"; husband and wife Linda Gunn Paton and Doug Paton as John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John in "Grease" and Marilyn Blanco-Corey as ...
Tom Cruise’s Ex Congratulates His Nemesis Leah Remini For Anti-Scientology Show
  –  September 11, 2017
PHOTOS: John Travolta On ‘American Crime Story’ Set Amid ‘Fake’ Marriage Rumors & Scientology Scandals She was forced “to dig ditches at midnight and scrub floor tiles in both the men’s and women’s bathrooms. She was placed on a curfew ...
HURRICANE LEAH: ‘The defenses are crumbling. Scientology in Los Angeles is dying.’
  –  September 11, 2017
Ron Hubbard Hall. Cruise is moving into his penthouse at some point, and recent news came from Tracey McManus that John Travolta also appears to be buying property there. Now, keep in mind, for all of Scientology’s nonsense about “expansion” with its ...
What's on John Travolta's face?
  –  September 11, 2017
Actor John Travolta has always been a man of many looks - but his new one is an eye-opener. Clean shaven, scruffy or even sporting a 'melting face,' the Grease star knows how to change up his facial fuzz. In recent snaps taken on the set of Trading Paint ...
Grease Costumes
  –  September 11, 2017
We have mens and womens styles and sized from a Dannywig so you can get John Travolta's suave hair, and of course the T-Bird jacket, as well as both Good and Bad Sandy so you don't even have to choose which side you're on. Whether you're putting on a stage ...
Fall 2017 Movie Release Schedule
  –  September 10, 2017
In this theatrical film, which covers 30 years, John Travolta assumes impersonation duties, as he did for Robert Shapiro. Mr. Travolta’s wife, Kelly Preston, plays Gotti’s. The screenwriters are Lem Dobbs (“The Limey”) and the character actor Leo ...
One of the most popular and beloved musicals returns to Starlight Theatre this month
  –  September 10, 2017
Unfortunately, Sandy as a character is hardly anything other than “nice.” Timothy Michael Quinn seems to be trying a little too hard to channel John Travolta as Danny. He’s handsome, but his line readings feel stiff and unnatural, leaving Danny ...
Stephen King at the movies: We rank all 42 films based on his works
  –  September 10, 2017
Faithfully channeling King’s portrait of adolescent loneliness, anger, and yearning for acceptance, and marked by top-notch performances from Spacek, Allen, Laurie, and a young John Travolta, it culminates in a sterling sequence of prom-night bloodshed ...
Fermented Friday: Boulder Valley Beer Fest and fall favorites
  –  September 9, 2017
There's no need to be John Travolta in leather chaps, there will be a live square dance caller to guide through the steps. Tickets are $15 and that gets a Colette or Hoss welcome beer and two tasting tickets for specialty tappings "Colette has been a long ...
Elizabeth, Monroe, Hepburn were the greatest of all: John Travolta
  –  September 8, 2017
Actor John Travolta says he loved Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe and Katharine Hepburn because of their “incredible physical sexuality”. Travolta shared a list of names when asked about the female celebrity he looked up while growing up. “Females ...
John Travolta: Elizabeth Taylor was a great sex symbol
  –  September 8, 2017
Actor John Travolta says he loved Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe and Katharine Hepburn because of their "incredible physical sexuality". Travolta shared a list of names when asked about the female celebrity he looked up while growing up. "Females, oh, I ...
20 Moments In John Travolta’s Life That Reveal His True Story
  –  September 1, 2017
Now 63, John Joseph Travolta shot to fame in the 1970s with leading roles in the blockbuster movies Saturday Night Fever and Grease, and he has fascinated film fans ever since. However, in a career spanning five decades, there have been some pivotal ...

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