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date: 09 February 2023

Travolta, John 

The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

Thomas S. Hischak

(1954– ).Film, television, and stage performer. A popular heartthrob of the 1970s for his clowning on television and his disco dancing on screen, the handsome Italian Irish actor has matured into a versatile performer who returns to the musical on occasion. Travolta was born in Englewood, New Jersey, and dropped out of school at the age of sixteen to pursue a career in musicals in summer stock. He eventually got on Broadway as a replacement in ... ...

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