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John was born under the official name Travolta, John Joseph on February 18th, 1954. Known to his close friends as Bone (as a child), he has been a credited actor since the 1976 film Carrie.
John Travolta is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in twenty-six films including the 2010 action film From Paris with Love as the character Charlie Wax, the 2009 comedy movie Old Dogs playing Charlie and the 2008 adventure release Bolt cast as Bolt.
John is a recognizable supporting cast member who's acting range makes him the top choice for a variety of roles. He has appeared in seven films including: the 2009 action film The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 as the character Ryder, the 2004 action movie Ladder 49 playing Captain Mike Kennedy and the 1997 drama release She's So Lovely cast as Joey Germoni.
John Travolta has earned salaries up to $22,000,000 for his acting and also participates in back end. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1989 comedy film Look Who's Talking, which brought in $140,000,000 at the box office.
John is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least fifty-three magazines, captured in more than nineteen pictorials, interviewed in over twenty-three publications and featured in sixty-nine magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least three books.
As an actor John Travolta has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on two occasions. His first nomination was for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his portrayal of Tony Manero in the 1977 film Saturday Night Fever. John Travolta was also nominated for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Vincent Vega in the 1994 movie Pulp Fiction .