John Travolta vs Patrick Swayze

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$184 Million
Net worth 2018
T V & Movie Producers
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Englewood, New Jersey, U.S
Residence
Houston
United States
Country
United States
18/02/1954
BirthDay
18/08/1952
Died On
September 14, 2009
1.88 m
Height
Dwight Morrow High School
Education
Joffrey Ballet, San Jacinto College, Harkness Ballet, Waltrip High School, Beverly Hills Playhouse Acting School
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TIMELINE
2007

Edna Turnblad in Hairspray, a 2007 American film based on the Broadway musical of the same name and which become the sixth highest grossing musical film in US cinema history

1999

He starred in ‘The General's Daughter’ a 1999 murder mystery film based on a novel of the same name by Nelson DeMille and directed by Simon West

1998

He essayed the role of Governor Jack Stanton in, Primary Colors, a 1998 drama film based on the novel Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics, about Bill Clinton's first presidential campaign

1997

Face/Off, a 1997 action thriller film directed by John Woo was a critical and financial success

1995

The critically acclaimed 1995 crime-comedy directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, Get Shorty, was based on Elmore Leonard's novel of the same name and starred this actor alongside Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, and Danny DeVito

1994

Pulp Fiction, a 1994 crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino, revitalized the actor’s career taking on the character of Vincent Vega, The most significant films of its era, it made $213,928,762 at the box-office

1991

Travolta married actress Kelly Preston in 1991 and presently have two children Ella Bleu and Benjamin

1989

In 1989, Travolta starred in Look Who's Talking which grossed $297,000,000

1980

Urban Cowboy, a 1980 western romantic drama film about the love-hate relationship between Buford Uan Davis 'Bud' played by John Travolta and Sissy played by Debra Winger, captured the decade’ popularity of Country MusicHis career hit a low patch with many critical failures including, Perfect, and Two of a Kind

1978

It was a huge commercial success, and significantly helped to popularize disco music around the worldIn ‘Grease’ a 1978 musical film, he starred opposite Olivia Newton John

1977

The 1977 dance film, Saturday Night Fever, starred Travolta as Tony Manero, a carefree young man

1976

He starred in ‘The Boy in the Plastic Bubble’, a 1976 made-for-TV movie, aired on ABC TV network

1975

His role as the swaggering Vinnie Barbarino in the TV sitcom, Welcome Back, Kotter, aired on ABC from 1975 to1979

1972

His first television role was of a fall victim in, Emergency!, in 1972, but his first significant movie role was as Billy Nolan, a bully in the horror film, Carrie, four years later

1971

He attended Dwight Morrow High School, but dropped out as a junior at age 17 in 1971

1954

Travolta was born on February 18, 1954 in Englewood, New Jersey, where his father, Salvatore was a semi-professional American football player who owned a tire repair shop while his mother, Helen Cecilia was an actress and singer

2009

The film garnered huge profits and it sold one million video copies till 2009, which is a record in itself

2008

In 2008, he was diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer and in spite of the disease; this talented actor continued his acting career

2002

From 2002 to 2009, this gifted actor worked in various films and television series such as ‘Waking Up in Reno’, ‘One Last Dance’, ‘11:14’, ‘Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights’, ‘George and the Dragon’, ‘King Solomon's Mines’, ‘Keeping Mum’, ‘Icon’, ‘The Fox and the Hound 2’, ‘Jump!’, ‘Christmas in Wonderland’, ‘Powder Blue’ and ‘The Beast’

2000

He gradually recovered from the injury and in the year 2000, resumed his acting career with the film ‘Forever Lulu’

1998

In 1998, he worked in movies like ‘Letters from the Killer’ and ‘Black Dog’

1992

During 1992-95, he worked in movies such as ‘City of Joy; ‘Father Hood’, ‘Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill’, ‘Three Wishes’ and ‘To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar’

1989

In 1989, he received a ‘Razzie Award for Worst Actor’ nomination for his films ‘Next of Kin’ and ‘Road House’

1987

He then got many film projects and during 1987-90, he worked in movies such as ‘Steel Dawn’, ‘Tiger Warsaw’, ‘Next of Kin’,’ Road House’, ‘Ghost’ and ‘Saturday Night Live’

1985

In 1985, he appeared in the TV miniseries ‘North and South’ and this became a milestone in his acting career

1983

His role in the 1983 film ‘The Outsiders’ earned him recognition and the following year, he also appeared in the ‘Red Dawn’

1981

In 1981, he featured in a television show named ‘Blood Brothers’ in the episode entitled ‘MASH’

1979

In 1979, he got his first break in the big screen with the movie ‘Skatetown, U

1975

On 12th June, 1975, he married actor-director Lisa Niemi, after a courtship of about five years

1972

He got trained in gymnastics at ‘San Jacinto College’ and in 1972, he travelled to New York and got dance training at institutes like ‘Harkness Ballet School’ and ‘Joffrey Ballet School’

1952

He was born to Jesse Wayne Swayze and Patsy Swayze on 18th August, 1952, in Houston, Texas