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John Travolta

From his dancing days in “Saturday Night Fever” to his dramatic turns in “Primary Colors” and “Face/Off,” this actor thrives on versatility.

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Image: John Travolta turns 60 years of age

Still has the moves

epa04069876 (FILE) The file picture dated 06 September 2013 shows US actor John Travolta posing for photographers as he received a tribute for his career at the premiere of 'Killing Season' during the 39th annual Deauville American Film Festival, in Deauville, France. Travolta will turn 60 on 18 February 2014. EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT
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Image: 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter - Roaming Arrivals

Longtime love

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actors John Travolta and Kelly Preston arrive for the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Sunset Tower on February 24, 2013 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/VF13/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)
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Aussie appearances

Actor and Qantas ambassador John Travolta center, with wife Kelly Preston right, and model Miranda Kerr pose for photos as they arrive for a Qantas Gala dinner in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, April 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)
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Hollywood hotshot

John Travolta speaks at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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Image: John Travolta Opens Scientology Mission At Time Of Global Expansion For The Church

On a mission

OCALA, FL - MAY 29: John Travolta (C), daughter Ella Bleu (L) and wife Kelly Preston applaud speakers at the opening of a Scientology Mission on May 29, 2011 in Ocala, Florida. (Photo by Michael Doven/Getty Images)
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Image: Premiere Of Walt Disney Pictures' "Old Dogs" - Arrivals

A family affair

HOLLYWOOD - NOVEMBER 09: Actor John Travolta (R), wife actress Kelly Preston and daughter Ella Bleu Travolta arrive at the premiere of Walt Disney Pictures' "Old Dogs" held at the El Capitan Theatre on November 9, 2009 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Image: Scene from holiday movie "Old Dogs" undated publicity photograph

A laughing scene

Actors John Travolta (L) and Robin Williams, stars of the new film "Old Dogs", are shown in a scene from the film in this undated publicity photograph. REUTERS/Ron Phillips/Disney Enterprises/Handout (UNITED STATES ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY) NO COMMERCIAL USE. NO ARCHIVES
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A day in court

U.S. actor John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston leave the court building in Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009. Travolta described the moments before his son's death in the Bahamas as he testified Wednesday against two people accused of trying to blackmail him with private information about the rescue effort. (AP Photo/Kris Ingraham)
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In this film publicity image released by Columbia Pictures, John Travolta, is shown in a scene from "The Taking of Pelham 123." (AP Photo/Columbia/Sony Pictures, Stephen Vaughn) ** NO SALES **

Johnny's got a gun

In this film publicity image released by Columbia Pictures, John Travolta, is shown in a scene from "The Taking of Pelham 123." (AP Photo/Columbia/Sony Pictures, Stephen Vaughn) ** NO SALES **
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Ella Bleu, Jett Travolta, Kelly Preston, John Travolta

Happier days

In this image released by Rogers & Cowan public relations, actor John Travolta, second left, poses with his daughter Ella Bleu, left, wife Kelly Preston, right, and son Jett in an undated family photo. (AP Photo/Rogers & Cowan) ** NO SALES **
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Premiere Of Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Bolt" - Arrivals

Getting animated

HOLLYWOOD - NOVEMBER 17: Actress/Singer Miley Cyrus and Actor John Travolta arrive at the premiere of Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Bolt" held at the El Capitan Theatre on November 17, 2008 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Miley Cyrus; John Travolta *** Local Caption *** Miley Cyrus;John Travolta
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WILD HOGS (2007) Tim Allen, John Travolta, Martin Lawrence and William H. Macy hit the road in this rollicking comedy-adventure about a group of middle-aged friends who decide to rev up their routine suburban lives with a freewheeling motorcycle trip. When this mis-matched foursome, who clearly have grown far more used to the couch than the saddle, set out for a once-in-a-lifetime experience - they encounter a world that holds far more than they ever bargained for.

Good old boys

WILD HOGS (2007) Tim Allen, John Travolta, Martin Lawrence and William H. Macy hit the road in this rollicking comedy-adventure about a group of middle-aged friends who decide to rev up their routine suburban lives with a freewheeling motorcycle trip. When this mis-matched foursome, who clearly have grown far more used to the couch than the saddle, set out for a once-in-a-lifetime experience - they encounter a world that holds far more than they ever bargained for.
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HAIRSPRAY (2007)    
  "Hairspray" is originally based on the 1988 John Waters comedy about star-struck teenagers on a local Baltimore dance show. The new version of the film will be based on New Line's hit Broadway adaptation of the film, which debuted in 2002, and went on to win eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book and Best Director. Travolta will play Edna Turnblad and Queen Latifah will play Motormouth Maybelle in the film. Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman will contribute new songs to their Tony Award winning score.

What a drag

HAIRSPRAY (2007) "Hairspray" is originally based on the 1988 John Waters comedy about star-struck teenagers on a local Baltimore dance show. The new version of the film will be based on New Line's hit Broadway adaptation of the film, which debuted in 2002, and went on to win eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book and Best Director. Travolta will play Edna Turnblad and Queen Latifah will play Motormouth Maybelle in the film. Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman will contribute new songs to their Tony Award winning score.
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LADDER 49 (2004)  Trapped in a fire that looks likely to kill him, a fireman (Phoenix) takes the opportunity to look back over his life, career and marriage, while he waits for his company, Ladder 49, to rescue him, if they can.

Holding out for a hero

LADDER 49 (2004) Trapped in a fire that looks likely to kill him, a fireman (Phoenix) takes the opportunity to look back over his life, career and marriage, while he waits for his company, Ladder 49, to rescue him, if they can.
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A LOVE SONG FOR BOBBY LONG (2004) A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.

A kind of love story

A LOVE SONG FOR BOBBY LONG (2004) A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.
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Actor John Travolta arrives in Sydney on his "Spirit of Freindship" tour

Flying high

SYDNEY - JULY 12: Actor John Travolta poses as he exits his ex-Qantas Boeing 707 jet after landing at Sydney International Airport on July 12, 2002 in Sydney, Australia. Travolta arrived in Sydney as part of his "Spirit of Friendship" tour, taking in 13 cities across the globe. Travolta will use his own aircraft to travel to 10 different countries on a "Spirit of Friendship" tour supported by Qantas. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
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SWORDFISH (2001) Gabriel Shear (John Travolta) and his beautiful partner Ginger (Halle Berry) lure Stanley Jobson (Hugh Jackman), one of the two best hackers on the planet and an ex-con busted for hacking, into an apparent cyber-heist by baiting him with the one thing he wants more than anything -- to be reunited with his daughter Holly, custody of whom he lost in a divorce.

But once Stanley enters Gabriel's world, he realizes that nothing in this operation is what it seems and he has become a pawn in a plot that's a lot more sinister than a high-tech bank heist.

Fishy story

SWORDFISH (2001) Gabriel Shear (John Travolta) and his beautiful partner Ginger (Halle Berry) lure Stanley Jobson (Hugh Jackman), one of the two best hackers on the planet and an ex-con busted for hacking, into an apparent cyber-heist by baiting him with the one thing he wants more than anything -- to be reunited with his daughter Holly, custody of whom he lost in a divorce. But once Stanley enters Gabriel's world, he realizes that nothing in this operation is what it seems and he has become a pawn in a plot that's a lot more sinister than a high-tech bank heist.
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BATTLEFIELD EARTH (2000)
 A millennium ago, vicious Psychlo aliens swept down from the skies and wiped out Earth's entire defense force in nine minutes. Now, the handfuls of surviving humans are either used as slaves, stripping the mineral resources from the planet for use by the Psychlo race, or hiding out in remote mountain villages, primitive and cut off from the rest of humanity.

Razzie dazzle

BATTLEFIELD EARTH (2000) A millennium ago, vicious Psychlo aliens swept down from the skies and wiped out Earth's entire defense force in nine minutes. Now, the handfuls of surviving humans are either used as slaves, stripping the mineral resources from the planet for use by the Psychlo race, or hiding out in remote mountain villages, primitive and cut off from the rest of humanity.
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PRIMARY COLORS (1998)

Presidential pose

PRIMARY COLORS (1998)
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US actor John Travolta listens as Claudia Engel (R

Asserting his faith

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 18: US actor John Travolta listens as Claudia Engel (R) from Germany discusses religious persecution she has suffered during hearings 18 September before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe on Capitol Hill in Washington. Travolta, a Scientologist, and several other celebrities joined in discussing Germany's discrimination and harrassment of members of the church of Scientology. AFP PHOTO William PHILPOTT (Photo credit should read WILLIAM PHILPOTT/AFP/Getty Images)
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Nicolas Cage And John Travolta  In 'Face Off'

Something about his face

1997 Nicolas Cage And John Travolta Star In The New Movie "Face Off" (Photo By Getty Images)
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Michael (1996)
When rumor of Michael's existence reaches the National Mirror, washed-up journalist Frank Quinlan smells a page-one scoop. True or not, it's his job to track down this alleged angel, and bring him back to Chicago in time for Christmas. But his fiesty boss won't let him go alone

Heavenly performance

Michael (1996) When rumor of Michael's existence reaches the National Mirror, washed-up journalist Frank Quinlan smells a page-one scoop. True or not, it's his job to track down this alleged angel, and bring him back to Chicago in time for Christmas. But his fiesty boss won't let him go alone
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Australian actress Nicole Kidman (L) and US actor

Award-worthy

BEVERLY HILLS, UNITED STATES: Australian actress Nicole Kidman (L) and US actor John Travolta toast with their Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress and Best Actor 21 January 1996 in Beverly Hills. Kidman received her award for Best Actress in a Comedy Motion Picture for her role in "To Die For" and Travolta received his award for Best Actor in a comedy motion Picture for "Get Shortly". (Photo credit should read JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)
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8/25/95 JOHN TRAVOLTA AND RENE RUSSO STAR IN GET SHORTY

All mobbed up

8/25/95 JOHN TRAVOLTA AND RENE RUSSO STAR IN GET SHORTY
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PULP FICTION (1994) Writer-director Quentin Tarantino revisits the seedier side of Los Angeles--following 1992's RESERVOIR DOGS--with this funny, violent, tongue-in-cheek tribute to the less "classic" side of filmmaking--the potboilers and capers, the Blaxploitation flicks and gangster movies. The film interweaves three tales, told in a circular, fractured manner, which only fully connect by the time the final credits roll. The first story focuses on Vincent Vega (John Travolta) and Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson), two hit men on duty for "the big boss," Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames), whose gorgeous wife, Mia (Uma Thurman), takes a liking to Vincent. In the second, a down-and-out pugilist (Bruce Willis), who is ordered to take a fall, decides that there's more money in doing the opposite. The final chapter follows a pair of lovers (Amanda Plummer and Tim Roth) as they prepare to hold up a diner.

Men in black

PULP FICTION (1994) Writer-director Quentin Tarantino revisits the seedier side of Los Angeles--following 1992's RESERVOIR DOGS--with this funny, violent, tongue-in-cheek tribute to the less "classic" side of filmmaking--the potboilers and capers, the Blaxploitation flicks and gangster movies. The film interweaves three tales, told in a circular, fractured manner, which only fully connect by the time the final credits roll. The first story focuses on Vincent Vega (John Travolta) and Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson), two hit men on duty for "the big boss," Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames), whose gorgeous wife, Mia (Uma Thurman), takes a liking to Vincent. In the second, a down-and-out pugilist (Bruce Willis), who is ordered to take a fall, decides that there's more money in doing the opposite. The final chapter follows a pair of lovers (Amanda Plummer and Tim Roth) as they prepare to hold up a diner.
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Look Who s Talking (1989)
A pregnant woman, ditched by her boyfriend on the way to the delivery room, finds love in a taxicab.

Baby daddy

Look Who s Talking (1989) A pregnant woman, ditched by her boyfriend on the way to the delivery room, finds love in a taxicab.
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John Travolta

Ride 'em

American actor John Travolta at the Inn in the Park, London. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)
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Grease - A rock 'n' roll celebration of growing up and falling in love.

He's the one that she wants

Grease - A rock 'n' roll celebration of growing up and falling in love.
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Saturday Night Fever

All the right moves

Dancer, actor, icon and all round cool guy John Travolta as Tony Manero, disco dancing in the hit film 'Saturday Night Fever', directed by John Badham?for Paramount Pictures. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
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Travolta and Allen in 'Carrie'

Bad boy

American actors John Travolta and Nancy Allen pose in a car on the set of the film, 'Carrie,' directed by Brian De Palma, 1976. (Photo by United Artists/Courtesy of Getty Images)
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Travolta & O'Connor in 'The Boy in the Plastic Bubble'

Bubble boy

American actors John Travolta and Glynnis O'Connor kiss through a vinyl membrane in a still from the film, 'The Boy in the Plastic Bubble,' directed by Randall Kleiser, 1976. (Photo by ABC/Courtesy of Getty Images)
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'Welcome Back Kotter' Cast Pictures

'What? Where?'

American actor John Travolta (left) looks up at colleague, compatriot, and professional poker player Gabe Kaplan, as he he shows him what is written on his leg during an episode of the ABC Television situation comedy, late 1970s. (Photo by ABC Television courtesy of Getty Images)
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