ACTOR

John Travolta

1954 - Today

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John Joseph Travolta (born February 18, 1954) is an American actor. He came to public attention during the 1970s, appearing on the television sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979) and starring in the box office successes Carrie (1976), Saturday Night Fever (1977), Grease (1978), and Urban Cowboy (1980). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Travolta has received more than 29,713,833 page views. His biography is available in 98 different languages on Wikipedia. John Travolta is the 115th most popular actor (down from 89th in 2019), the 220th most popular biography from United States (down from 184th in 2019) and the 57th most popular Actor.

John Travolta is most famous for his role as Danny Zuko in the film Grease.

Memorability Metrics

  • 30M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.04

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 98

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, John Travolta ranks 115 out of 9,996Before him are Charlton Heston, Jean Gabin, Buster Keaton, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Monica Bellucci, and Olivia de Havilland. After him are Keanu Reeves, Donald Sutherland, Tommy Lee Jones, Orson Welles, Ben Kingsley, and Cameron Diaz.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1954, John Travolta ranks 8Before him are Jackie Chan, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, François Hollande, Denzel Washington, Hugo Chávez, and Alexander Lukashenko. After him are Viktor Yushchenko, James Cameron, Sócrates, Emir Kusturica, Oprah Winfrey, and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Travolta ranks 220 out of 18,182Before him are Quentin Tarantino (1963), Miles Davis (1926), James Brown (1933), Frank Zappa (1940), Edwin McMillan (1907), and Walt Whitman (1819). After him are Tim Cook (1960), Andrew Jackson (1767), Robert Wadlow (1918), Patti Smith (1946), Charles Sanders Peirce (1839), and Tommy Lee Jones (1946).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Travolta ranks 57Before him are Ben Affleck (1972), Henry Fonda (1905), Christopher Reeve (1952), Mel Gibson (1956), Charlton Heston (1923), and Buster Keaton (1895). After him are Tommy Lee Jones (1946), Orson Welles (1915), Cameron Diaz (1972), Spencer Tracy (1900), Peter Falk (1927), and Rita Hayworth (1918).

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