Internationally known for the films “Saturday Night Fever” for which he earned an Oscar nomination for Best Actor, and “Grease”.
It was 68 a few weeks ago. But John Travolta retains his all-time charm. Natural charm, fueled by the famous American actor, also thanks to a unique talent more than rare talent. Especially when it comes to dancing.
In fact, John Travolta gained worldwide fame through films “Saturday Night Fever” (1977), for which he received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor, and “lubricant” (1978). In both films she gave a sample of her dancing skills.
In 1995 he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his performance in “Get Shorty”. Finally, he received two more Golden Globe nominations (in addition to the already mentioned) for the films “Colors of Victory” (1998) and “Hairspray – Fat is Beautiful” (2007).
But there are countless highly successful films of John Travolta, of which he has been privileged Working with some of Hollywood’s most accomplished directors. Some titles: “Blow Out” by Brian De Palma (1981), “Code Name: Broken Arrow” by John Wu (1996), “The Thin Red Line” by Terence Malick (1998), “Basic” by John McTiernan (2003), “Gotti – The First Godfather” by Kevin Connolly (2018).
He is best known on television for his portrayal of Robert Shapiro in the American anthology series “Crime Story” (2016), for which he received critical acclaim and an Emmy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
The Immortal Magic of John Travolta
But Undoubtedly one of his most famous interpretations is 1994, when he played Vincent Vega in the movie Quentin Tarantino’s masterpiece, “Pulp Fiction”And he received a second nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
In that film, the director’s talent “Kill Bill” and “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” became known to the whole world, exceptional actors. To name a few besides John Travolta: Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth and Ving Rhames. And then, of course, Quentin Tarantino’s muse, Uma Thurman.
king With Uma Thurman, John Travolta is the hero of a now legendary scene, as the two dance to the tunes of Chuck Berry’s “You never can tell.” Well, about 28 years later, the two of them performed the same dance under the watchful eye of Samuel L. Jackson.
Of course, John Travolta no longer has the flowing hair he had in Pulp Fiction, but the movements and layering are always the same.
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