Name: John Travolta
Birth Name: 
John Joseph Travolta
Birth Date: 
February 18, 1954
Birth Place: 
Englewood, NJ
Occupation: 
Actor
Relationship Status: 
Married to Kelly Preston
Celebrity Ranking # 516
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John Travolta: Disappointed with Court Ruling

Posted Thursday October 22, 2009 5:42 PM GMT

Despite a court ruling that didn't go in his favor, John Travolta isn’t backing down.

After a Bahamian judge pronounced a mistrial due to feasible juror misconduct in the extortion case over his son Jett’s death, the actor was ready for another shot at former Senator Pleasant Bridgewater and ambulance driver Tarino Lightbourne, who are believed to trying to make $25 million from the Travolta family.

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John Travolta’s Extortion Case Declared a Mistrial

Posted Thursday October 22, 2009 11:46 AM GMT

It has been a very rough year for John Travolta and his family, with the death of his son Jett and the subsequent extortion scheme plotted against him.

And now there’s more bad news for the “Face/Off” actor, as the court case involving Pleasant Bridgewater and Tarino Lightbourne has been declared a mistrial.

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John Travolta Extortion Case Update

Posted Thursday October 15, 2009 6:04 PM GMT

A paramedic is speaking out and saying that John Travolta's son’s body already was hitting rigor mortis by the time he was called for help.

Tarino Lightbourne has been accused of trying to extort money from the actor after Jett Travolta’s death. Lightbourne claimed that medical aid was called to late to help the 16 year-old, who had suffered a seizure in the bathroom of the family’s Bahamas holiday home on January 2.

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John Travolta: Back on the Stand

Posted Wednesday September 30, 2009 3:12 PM GMT

Still wading through the legal quagmire, John Travolta took the stand this morning (September 30) in the extortion lawsuit surrounding the death of his son Jett earlier this year.

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John Travolta’s Extortion Case Update

Posted Friday September 25, 2009 5:33 PM GMT

As the trial of John Travolta's alleged extorters continues, new evidence has surfaced that may prove to be bad news for the defendants.

According to a report, video footage of conversations between the “Face/Off” actor’s attorney and paramedic Tarino Lightbourn and his lawyer Pleasant Bridgewater contain evidence detrimental to the defendant’s case.

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John Travolta Testifies at Extortion Trial

Posted Wednesday September 23, 2009 4:47 PM GMT

After arriving in the Bahamas earlier in the day, John Travolta took the stand to testify in the extortion case surrounding the death of his young son, Jett Travolta.

The case alleges that paramedic Tarino Lightbourn and his attorney, former Bahamian Sen. Pleasant Bridgewater, conspired to extort $25 million from Travolta in return for the hiding of a document related to Jett's death.

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John Travolta Arrives for Extortion Trial

Posted Wednesday September 23, 2009 2:57 PM GMT

We all remember the tragedy of Jett Travolta’s untimely death back in January. And earlier today (September 23) parents John Travolta and Kelly Preston arrived at the Nassau, Bahamas court for their extortion trial.

The “Pulp Fiction” actor and his lovely wife looked stone-faced as they made their way inside past the paparazzi and reporters.

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Travolta Extortion Case Gets Underway

Posted Tuesday September 22, 2009 6:28 PM GMT

Nassau, Bahamas Prosecutors announced that a paramedic who cared for John Travolta's son before he passed away threatened to give out private information unless the actor paid $25 million.

Travolta was expected to take a stand during the trial, but was not in the courtroom as prosecutors came forward with evidence.

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