John Travolta, a Starry Life! travoltadomesticdisturbance.jpg


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John Travolta (be born) on 18 February 1954 in Englewood, New Jersey.John (get) his first acting job in a local actors' workshop at the age of 12. When he (be) 16, he (leave) high school to act full-time - and he (act) ever since.
From 1970 to 1980, John (star) in the films Saturday Night Fever, Grease and Urban Cowboy. He (win) the award of best actor for his role in Saturday Night Fever, but in the 1980s he (have) no starring roles in films and nobody (seem) to remember him. travoltafever.jpg
However, since 1994 his life (change) because in that year Tarantino (choose) him for the star role in the acclaimed Pulp Fiction. He (be) even nominated for the Academy Award. travoltapulp.jpg
He (star) in other successful films, such as Face Off, The General's Daughter, Phenomenon, Swordfish and Basic.