Robin Williams vs John Travolta

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American stand-up comedian
$130 Million
Net worth 2018
$184 Million
Voice Actors
Industry
T V & Movie Producers
Chicago
Residence
Englewood, New Jersey, U.S
United States
Country
United States
21/07/1951
BirthDay
18/02/1954
August 11, 2014
Died On
Height
1.88 m
Detroit Country Day School, Redwood High School, Claremont McKenna College
Education
Dwight Morrow High School
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2014

He died suddenly in 2014; some of his movies like ‘Merry Friggin’ Christmas’ and ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ are scheduled for posthumous release

2011

His third marriage was to graphic designer Susan Schneider in 2011

2002

The success of his career continued well into the new millennium where he performed in movies such as ‘One Hour Photo’ (2002), ‘Robots’ (2005), ‘License to Wed’ (2007), and ‘Old Dogs’ (2009)

1997

He was best known for his role as a therapist in the 1997 drama film ‘Good Will Hunting’ which was both a critical and commercial success

1993

Doubtfire’ (1993) in which he pretends to be a woman so that he can be closer to the kids he has with his ex-wife

1989

In 1989, he appeared in the drama film ‘Dead Poets Society’ which was about the story of an English teacher in a conservative academy who inspires his students by teaching them poetry

1987

He portrayed a radio DJ on Armed Forces Radio Service in the 1987 war comedy film, ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’, a movie in which his character was loosely based on the life of radio DJ Adrian Cronauer

1984

More roles soon followed and in 1984 he found himself playing the role of Vladimir Ivanoff in the comedy-drama ‘Moscow on the Hudson’ for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor

1979

In 1979, he gave a live comedy show at the Copacabana in New York, ‘Reality… What a Concept’ the recording of which won him a Grammy Award

1978

The American sitcom ‘Mork & Mindy’ was first broadcast in 1978 featuring Robin as Mork the Alien from the planet Ork

1977

Even though he had made his big screen debut in 1977 with the comedy movie, ‘Can I Do It ‘Till I Need Glasses?’, it wasn’t until 1980 that he got his first big break with ‘Popeye’ in which he played Popeye the Sailor Man

1973

He had a penchant for acting from a young age and won a full scholarship to attend the esteemed Juilliard School in New York City in 1973

1970

He began his career performing stand up comedy shows during the 1970s

1969

As a teenager he attended Redwood High School from where he graduated in 1969

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