John Joseph Travolta (conceived February 18, 1954) is an American on-screen character, vocalist and artist. Travolta rose to distinction during the 1970s, showing up on the TV arrangement Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979) and featuring in the movies victories Saturday Night Fever (1977) and Grease (1978). His acting profession declined through the 1980s, yet delighted in a resurgence during the 1990s with his job in Pulp Fiction (1994), and he has since featured in movies, for example, Get Shorty (1995), Broken Arrow (1996), Face/Off (1997), Swordfish (2001), Be Cool (2005), Wild Hogs (2007), Hairspray (2007), Bolt (2008), and The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009).
Travolta was designated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for exhibitions in Saturday Night Fever and Pulp Fiction. He won his sole Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for his presentation in Get Shorty and has gotten a sum of six assignments, the latest being in 2011. In 2010, he got the IIFA Award for Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema. In 2016, Travolta got his first Primetime Emmy Award, as a maker of the main period of the treasury arrangement American Crime Story, subtitled The People v. O. J. Simpson. He likewise got an extra Emmy assignment and a Golden Globe designation for his depiction of attorney Robert Shapiro in the arrangement.