John Travolta

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John Travolta
Birth name John Joseph Travolta
Born February 18, 1954 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame



Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Welcome Back, Kotter Vinnie Barbarino 1975–1978 1 2 3
American Crime Story Robert Shaprio 2016 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Emergency! Chuck Benson 2x02 - Kids September 23, 1972
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law 2x13 - A Piece of God December 14, 1972
The Rookies Eddie Halley 2x04 - Frozen Smoke October 1, 1973
Medical Center Danny 6x14 - Saturday's Child December 16, 1974
Saturday Night Live Himself (Host) 20x03 - John Travolta/Seal October 15, 1994

Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
The Boy in the Plastic Bubble Tod Lubitch November 12, 1976 ABC Friday Night Movie

Notable Film Roles

Film Role Released
Saturday Night Fever Tony Manero 1977
Grease Danny Zuko 1978
Urban Cowboy Bud 1980
Stayin' Alive Tony Manero 1983
Look Who's Talking James 1989
Look Who's Talking Too James 1990
Pulp Fiction Vincent Vega 1994
Get Shorty Chili Palmer 1995
Broken Arrow Vic Deakins 1996
Phenomenon George Malley 1996

Talk Show Appearances


"Let Her In" (#10 pop, 1976)

Awards and Accolades

Golden Globe Awards

(1 Win in 6 Nominations)

  • Won: Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (1996)
Get Shorty


  • married to Kelly Preston since 1991; three children (one deceased)