Born 18.2.1954 in Englewood (pc. New Jersey).
. This was a prominent guy in the pedigree whose intricately blended Italian and Irish blood, was destined to become the aspirations of the youth of the seventies, rather, that part which is preferred merry pastime in dance halls
. Yes, and Travolta
early enough, has chosen its path. Flexible, long-legged - he seemed to be created for the dance. It is in the movement were visible beauty and plastic body, the ability of the actor most fully express the feelings of his characters. Began his professional presentations even in the age of sixteen years, Travolta
quickly attracted the attention of professional producers, who could not miss it. Performances in the theaters of New Jersey, then on Broadway, an invitation to the television, the first success in telemyuzikle "back, Kotд?ra" (1975) showed Travolta
, that he was not mistaken in choosing a profession. In the same year he went to the movies ( "Devil's Rain", . 1975), . but it made the part famous in the film "Saturday Night Fever" (1977), . where the actor was able to show an interesting human character, . very typical for the youth of that time: the youth, . whose aspirations do not extend more fun in disco,
. Work, work, household chores - all this is just a heavy duty, and only in the fast rhythm of the dance the young man can realize himself, his ambition and their dreams. Here he is - the "king", but a cheerful evening passes quickly, attacking "labor weekdays, and once again the hero begins to count the days and hours until next Saturday ...
. In this picture, perhaps for the first time, Travolta
has proved that he is not only a good dancer, but a dramatic actor, not deprived of the same sense of humor (it is enough to recall the scene in which the hero is preparing for a hike in the dance-hall)
. The success was enshrined in the movie "brilliantine" (1978). In the late seventies - early eighties almost every year you see the new film starring Travolta
and gradually in the minds of the audience is fixed image of this charming guy, who also knows how wonderful dance.
. Happy moments in the life of an actor was the decision of the American movie star Sylvester Stallone is trying his hand at directing: film "Staying alive" (1983) became a "star" in the biography Travolta
. Him, fulfill the main role was to show the on-screen success story of a dancer, not just its front side, but the seamy side - heavy, exhausting work, sweat, injuries and disappointments ... What succeeded fully.
. Further career Travolta
- participation in the films "Perfection" (1985), "Experts" (1989), "Look, who says," (1989), although not brought the most famous actor, but continue to maintain its popularity.
. As befits a native of the Italian family, John
- a good family man
. He gently takes care of the younger sister and brother: Helen and Dzhedui also chosen career as an actor. Recently Travolta
Patrick Shanley's "Danny and the deep blue sea", for which he received the prize "Obi". In film, he returned in 1984, in the famous film starring Susan Seydelman "In the desperate search for Susan" (comic vulgar in the cabaret). Then there were the negative images in the tape "Live and Die in LA" (1985, dir. William Friedkin), again with Scorsese in "The Color of Money" (1986). In Woody Allen, he played a writer in the film "Hannah and Her Sisters" (1986), then had a big role in the Ron Howard film "Ganges Ho" (1986), in which he performed together with Michael Keaton. Then came the first of them created a galaxy of gangsters in the failed film by Michael Cimino "Sicilian" (1987). Another of his gangster - from "State of Grace" (1990) Phil Jean critics liked more. Greedy record producer of the "Best Blues Mo" (1990) - another negative character actor in his collection.
However, the best role played by Turturro in the Coen brothers' films: "Pass Miller" (1990) and "Barton Fink" (1991). Characteristically, this full-blooded Italian ethnicity in both cases playing the role of the Jews. In "Barton Fink", for example, he looks like brothers, but also depicts a situation in which they were while writing the script of this film. Nervousness, reaching to psihopatichnosti became the trademark of the actor.
. GOLDEN GLOBE winner in the categories: Best Actor in a genre of comedy / musical film
. 1996 - Get Shorty / Get Shorty
. World kinofavorit year 1979
. MTV MOVIE AWARDS Winner in the categories: Best On-Screen Duo
. (Nicolas Cage) 1998 - Face
. / Face Off
. Best dance
. (with Uma Thurman)
. 1995 - Pulp Fiction
. / Pulp Fiction
. BLOCKBUSTER ENTERTAINMENT
. Winner in the categories:
. Best Actor of the world 1999
. Best Actor
. 1997 - Phenomenon / Phenomenon
. RAZZIE AWARDS
. Winner in the categories:
. Worst Actor
. Worst movie
. Worst scenario
. 2001 - Battlefield - Earth / Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000
. 1976 - "Carrie" (Carrie), Billy Nolan
. 1977 - "Fever on Saturday night" (Saturday Night Fever), Tony Menero
. 1978 - "Grease" (Grease), Danny Zuko
. 1981 - "piercing" (Blow Out), Jack
. 1983 - "Staying alive" (Staying Alive), Tony Menero
. 1985 - "Perfection" (Perfect), Adam Lawrence
. 1989 - "Look Who's Talking" (Look Who's Talking), James Ubriekko
. 1990 - "Look Who's Talking 2" (Look Who's Talking Too), James Ubriekko
. 1991 - "Scream" (Shout), Jack Keyb
. 1991 - "Angel Eyes" (Eyes of an Angel), Bobby
. 1994 - "Pulp Fiction" (Pulp Fiction), Vincent Vega
. 1995 - "Get Shorty" (Get Shorty), Chile Palmer
. 1995 - "The fate of the white man" (White Man `S Burden), Louis Pinnock
. 1996 - "Broken Arrow" (Broken Arrow), Vic Dickens
. 1996 - "The Phenomenon" (Phenomenon), George Maylie
. 1996 - "Michael" (Michael), Michael
. 1997 - "It is beautiful" (She's So Lovely), Joey
. 1997 - "Face" (Face Off), Sean Archer / Castor Troy
. 1997 - "Mad City" (Mad City), Sam Bailey
. 1998 - "Basic colors" (Primary Colors), Jack Stanton
. 1998 - "The Thin Red Line (Thin Red Line, The), Brigadier General Kvintard
. 1998 - "A Civil Action" (A Civil Action), Ian Shlihtmann
. 1999 - "The General's Daughter" (General's Daughter), Paul Brenner
. 2000 - "Battlefield Earth" (Battlefield Earth), Terl (also producer of the film)
. 2000 - "Numbers" (Numbers), Eng Richards
. 2000 - "Battlefield Earth" (Battlefield Earth)
. 2000 - "Lucky numbers" (Lucky Numbers)
. 2001 - "Password" Swordfish "" (Swordfish)
. 2001 - "The Phantom Menace" (Domestic Disturbance)
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