John Travolta as Robert Shapiro | American Crime Story | FX

John Travolta

Robert Shapiro / Producer

John Travolta stars as Robert Shapiro in The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.

Career Highlights

Two time Academy Award® nominee and Golden Globe® winner John Travolta will next be seen starring opposite Christopher Plummer and Tye Sheridan in The Forger. Travolta recently completed production on four feature films; Criminal Activities, a crime thriller co-starring Michael Pitt and directed by Jackie Earle Haley, In A Valley of Violence, a revenge-driven western co-starring Ethan Hawke and directed by Ti West, Life On The Line, an action/drama co-starring Kate Bosworth and directed by David Hackl and I Am Wrath, an action/thriller directed by Chuck Russell.

Some of Travolta’s other film credits include Saturday Night Fever, Grease, Urban Cowboy, Carrie, Blowout, Look Who’s Talking, Pulp Fiction, Michael, Phenomenon, A Civil Action, Broken Arrow, Face/Off, Primary Colors, Get Shorty, Swordfish, The General’s Daughter, Wild Hogs, Hairspray, and Savages.

Travolta is also a licensed pilot and currently serves as Qantas Airways Global Goodwill “Ambassador-at-Large.” In addition, he serves as a business aircraft brand ambassador for Learjet, Challenger and Global jets for the world’s leading business aircraft manufacturer, Bombardier. Travolta’s other aviation associate is with the Breitling Watch Company, for whom he is an official Breitling brand ambassador and he’s featured globally in their ad campaign.

Travolta, along with his wife, actress Kelly Preston, is very involved in their charity, The Jett Travolta Foundation, which raises money for children with educational needs.

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