Aaron Tveit, 32, is your new Danny Zuko in Grease:Live, but John Travolta, 61, will always be known as the man who made the role famous. Aaron and John’s careers are totally different, but you’ll be surprised that these two share an awesome connection. Here’s everything you need to know!
Before he was Danny, before he was Michael, John Travolta was just playing a bully who helped pour pig’s blood on Sissy Spacek in Carrie — yes really! Here’s five more things about the actor that you probably will be surprised to learn!
No, we’re not talking about the epic moment that went down with Lady Gaga, John Travolta and more at Barbra Streisand‘s house. During a recent set visit of American Horror Story: Hotel, Gaga arrived on set to film a bloody foursome, wearing bedazzled pasties and a necklace. However, in between scenes, she got a visit from John, still in costume as Robert Shapiro, since he films American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. next door to the AHS set.
Aaron Tveit can’t get John Travolta out of his head! Aaron, 31, will take on Danny Zuko in Fox’s production of Grease: Live, which will be broadcast, well, live, on the network on Jan. 31. The role, made famous in the 1978 film by Travolta, is smooth, mysterious and all around hunky. So, like, no pressure for Aaron or anything, right? Um, wrong! In fact, in preparation for the performance, he kinda can’t get John’s voice out of his head!
John Travolta, 61, and Kelly Preston, 52, have one adorable son who very well may be the next big star — once he gets over his fear of the cameras. Benjamin Travolta, 4, accompanied his dad to his interview on the David Letterman Show on April 20 and made everyone laugh without even trying.
Long live Adele Dazeem! At the Oscars on Feb. 22, John Travolta got to take part in a moment of redemption with Idina Menzel, the actress and singer whose name John very famously mispronounced at the awards show the year prior. And, following their moment together on the broadcast, John sat down with Jimmy Kimmel and explained, once and for all, how exactly Idina became Adele. You have gotta hear this!
Oh my gosh. This is just the best thing to have ever happened. Following his instantly-viral mangling of her name the previous year, John Travolta and Idina Menzel put their past behind them and took part in what was arguably the greatest moment of the 2015 Academy Awards (and of all of our lives). We are literally never letting this go — they headed on stage together!