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John Travolta is a Golden Globe-winning actor whose breakout role was in Saturday Night Fever. He had a career revival in Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction.
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In 2010, Travolta demonstrated his acting range, playing the goateed FBI agent Charlie Wax in the action flick From Paris With Love.
Travolta married actress Kelly Preston in 1991. The couple had two children: son Jett, born on April 13, 1992, and daughter Ella Bleu, born in 2000. Of fatherhood, Travolta has said, "Having kids is something you can't always do. Kids are like lightning. You grab that lightning when you can get it."
Tragedy struck the Travolta family when their son, Jett, died on January 2, 2009, during a family vacation in the Bahamas. A coroner's report determined the cause of death to be a seizure. In May 2010, nearly 16 months after their son's death, the couple announced that they were expecting another child.
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