Profile of the Day: John Travolta
Happy birthday John Travolta! Today the film star turns 60. Born in Englewood, New Jersey, Travolta dropped out of high school to pursue a career in acting. After appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter, he skyrocketed to international fame in the box office hits Saturday Night Fever and Grease.
Did you know he is the youngest of six children born to a family of entertainers? His father was a semi-professional football player and his mother was an actress and singer.
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