John Joseph Travolta is a famous actor, singer and dancer of United States of America. He was born on 18th February, 1954 in New Jersey, United States of America and started his career as an actor in 1970s, when he appeared in a TV serial “Welcome Back”, “Kotter” and became popular, owing to his looks and unique acting style.

During 1980s, he appeared in some flop movies, which dealt a heavy blow to his career but after a decade or so he went on to win Golden Globe Award for his performance in Get Shorty and an Academy Award nomination for movies “Pulp Fiction”.

Early Career

In September 1972, John Travolta appeared in his first ever TV appearance in the TV film titled “Emergency” and a satisfactory performance earned him a significant role in “Carrie” in 1976. In the same year he appeared in a TV Sitcom titled “Welcome Back”, “Kotter”, which raised him to the heights of fame and he became a household name across the country. In the following years he appeared in “Saturday Night Fever” and “Grease”, movies which helped John Travolta establish his name as a versatile actor capable to portray any role.

Career Highlights

“Saturday Night Fever” earned John Travolta his maiden Academy Award nomination in 1997, whereas he was nominated for Golden Globe Award for his epic role in “Grease”, both nominations were in the category for best actor. He earned numerous nominations as well as awards for his roles in “Pulp Fiction”, “Face Off”, and “Hairspray”. He earned Golden Globe Award for in 1995 for the movie “Get Shortly”.

Best Movies of John Travolta

  • Saturday Night Fever
  • Carrie
  • Grease
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Get Shorty
  • Staying Alive
  • Primary Colors
  • Gotti
  • Hairspray
  • The Fanatic

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