John Travolta – A True Icon
John Travolta is a living legend in Hollywood today. It was in the 70's that he shot to fame with a mesmerizing performance in "Saturday Night Fever", and the fact that he is till around acting speaks volumes about the abilities of the man and his acting talent. he started his career on American Television, and soon graduated to movies. It was the lucky break in Saturday Night Fever that was the turning pointy in his career, and he has never looked back since then.
There have been more than 50 John Travolta pictures till date and many have been major hits at the box office. SNF, which had 17 audio tracks, caught the imagination of the youth and there are people who say that there has not been a better movie in the genre of music till date. another of John Travolta pictures which was a musical and also proved to be a success was Grease which was released in 1978. It created record of sorts with 5 Golden Globe nominations and is considered to be a great musical hit.
Since then he has worked in many hit movies like Urban Cowboy, Pulp Fiction, Get Shorty and Face off in which he played the role of an FBI agent who disguises as a terrorist to bring another terrorist out of hiding to gun him down. this movie has been critically acclaimed and catapulted Travolta as a serious actor. he followed this up with A Civil Action and the General's daughter. Travolta is a man with a mission. he was seen in from Paris with Love which was a comeback of sorts for this legend. he says that movies and Hollywood run as blood in his body and he will continue forever. there are many more John Travolta 2010 in the pipeline which his fans can see at the theaters soon.