Olivia Newton-John, actress of “Grease”, dies aged 73 in the United States; actress suffered from breast cancer

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Olivia Newton-John became famous when she starred in “Grease” opposite John Travolta in 1978 and pursued a career as a singer.

Olivia Newton John died at the age of 73 this Monday (08)
© Reproduction / Facebook @olivianewtonjohnOlivia Newton John died at the age of 73 this Monday (08)

Olivia Newton-John, best known for starring in “Grease” opposite John Travolta in the 1970s, died this Monday (08) at the age of 73. She had been battling breast cancer for about 30 years.

The information was published by the portal “TMZ” and later confirmed by the artist’s official Facebook page. Olivia’s husband, John Easterling, was the one who wrote the text that announced the death on the social network. “Dame Olivia Newton-John (73) passed away peacefully on her Southern California ranch this morning, surrounded by family and friends. We urge everyone to respect the family’s privacy during this very difficult time,” she began.

She then extolled the woman: “Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer. Her healing inspiration and pioneering experience with medicinal plants continues with the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund. , dedicated to research on medicinal plants and cancer. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any donation be made in her memory for the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund”.

Olivia Newton-John’s Career and Life

The actress and singer began her career in 1971 in small roles., but her real fame came in 1978, when she starred in “Grease” with then-rising star John Travolta, with whom she became friends. As a singer, she achieved consecration in 1981 with the hit “Physical”, which spent 10 weeks on the charts at the time.

Olivia leaves her husband John Easterling; daughter Chloe Lattanzi; sister Sarah Newton-John; brother Toby Newton-John; nieces and nephews Tottie, Fiona and Brett Goldsmith; Emerson, Charlie, Zac, Jeremy, Randall and Pierz Newton-John; Jude Newton-Stock, Layla Lee; Kira and Tasha Edelstein; and Brin and Valerie Hall.

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