The Many Faces of John Travolta
After he danced his way into our hearts in the '70s, John Travolta broke out of the musical comedy mold. From cartoon dog to gun-slinging villain, look back at some of his most memorable characters.
By Kari Forsee
Original Content | February 18, 2010
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The Boy in the Plastic Bubble
John first showed his sensitive side in this 1976 made-for-TV movie. In the film, which is based on a true story, John plays Tod Lubitch, a boy born with an immune deficiency who must be protected from the outside world. He lives his life from inside a plastic bubble, where he eats, studies, reads, exercises and falls in love with his next-door neighbor.
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