What Was the First Film John Travolta Acted In?


John Travolta first appeared in a 1974 TV movie called “Nightmare” as an extra, but his first major appearance in a movie was in the 1975 film, “The Devil’s Rain.” He debuted in the 1972 TV series, “Emergency!” He found fame by appearing on the TV series, “Welcome Back, Kotter.”

Born on Feb. 18, 1954, John Travolta’s breakthrough movies were the 1977 film, “Saturday Night Fever” and the 1978 film, “Grease.” Quentin Tarantino's 1994 movie, “Pulp Fiction,” was another landmark film in his career. “Broken Arrow,” “Face/Off,” “Swordfish,” “Ladder 49” and “Wild Hogs” are some of his other popular films. For his portrayal of Chili Palmer in the 1995 film, “Get Shorty,” he won the Golden Globe Award for best actor.