John Travolta is an actor and sang two pop songs with Olivia Newton-John. He first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter and starring in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever and Grease. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for Saturday Night Fever and Pulp Fiction. He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his performance in Get Shorty.
Travolta had a hit single entitled "Let Her In" that peaked at number ten on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and appeared in two of his most noted screen roles: Tony Manero in Saturday Night Fever and as Danny Zuko in Grease. The films were among the most commercially successful pictures of the decade and catapulted Travolta to international stardom. Travolta performed several of the songs on the Grease soundtrack album. In 1980, Travolta inspired a nationwide country music craze that followed on the heels of his hit film, Urban Cowboy, in which he starred with Debra Winger.