Margaret Travolta: Who Is John Travolta’s Sister?

Margaret Travolta

Margaret Travolta is an actress and the sister of actor, director, screenwriter, producer, singer-songwriter, and dancer John Joseph Travolta. Margaret’s brother John Travolta has released nine albums, including four singles that have charted on the Billboard Hot 100’s Top 40. In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, John is also a private pilot.

Margaret Travolta: Bio Summary

NameMargaret Travolta
Famous as sister of John Travolta, actress
Date of birth December 31, 1946
Place of birth Englewood, New Jersey, USA
Nationality American
Spouse James David Rau
Children 2
Parents Helen Travolta and Salvatore Travolta
Siblings Ann Travolta, Joey Travolta, Sam Travolta, Ellen Travolta, and John Travolta

How Old Is Margaret Travolta?

Margaret Travolta celebrates her birthday once every year on December 31. She was born in the year 1946, which means Margaret will be turning 77 years old after celebrating her birthday in 2023, on 31 December. She was born in Englewood, New Jersey, United States to a Catholic family.

Margaret’s father’s name is Salvatore Travolta and her mother’s name is Helen Cecilia Travolta (née Burke). Her father was of Italian descent while her mother was of Irish ancestry. Her mother Helen was involved in the entertainment industry. She was an actress and singer.

Helen had appeared in The Sunshine Sisters, a radio vocal group, and acted and directed. Helen later worked as a high school drama and English teacher. Margaret’s father Salvatore was a semi-professional American football player who later became a tire salesman.

Salvatore was a partner in a tire company called, Travolta Tire Exchange. Margaret is not the only child of her parents. She is one of the six children her parents gave birth to. Her five siblings are Ann Travolta, Joey Travolta, Sam Travolta, Ellen Travolta, and John Travolta.

Margaret Travolta and her siblings were all inspired by their mother’s love of theatre and drama and became actors. Margaret was raised Catholic. Her parents were married until her mother passed away. Their marriage lasted from 1936 until her mom’s death on December 3, 1978.

ALSO, READ: Salvatore Travolta: What Happened To John Travolta’s Father?

Margaret Travolta’s mother was killed by cancer when she was 66 years old. Her father died on 29 May 1995, at age 82, in Santa Barbara, California, USA. There isn’t much about Margaret’s education but she attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Margaret Travolta Is An Actress

Margaret Travolta is an actress. She has been involved in the film industry since the 1990s. She has 38 acting credits under her belt, looking at her IMDb page. She appeared in ‘If You Loved Me’, ‘In the Company of Darkness’, ‘Missing Persons’, ‘Losing Isaiah’, and ‘While You Were Sleeping’.

Margaret Travolta played Anita Fermi in ‘Chain Reaction’, Reporter #1 in ‘Michael’, and Autism Expert Nurse in ‘Mercury Rising’. She appeared in an episode of Cupid as Congressman’s Wife. She was cast as Principal Saunders in 1 episode of the TV Series Early Edition.

Margaret Travolta was Claire Strummond in an episode of Turks. She has played roles in films including High Fidelity, Lucky Numbers, Traffic, Swordfish, and Pumpkin. She was seen as Mrs. Bishop in the TV Series, The Drew Carey Show and Sheila’s Mom in the TV Series, Strong Medicine.

Margaret Travolta portrayed roles in films such as Ms. Davenport in Catch Me If You Can, Judge in National Security, Nurse #1 in Basic, and Debi Wyrthen in Hangman’s Curse. She has appeared in the television series, ‘NYPD Blue’, ‘The Handler’, ‘American Dreams’, and ‘Days of Our Lives’.

Margaret Travolta appeared in Be Cool as Marge. She landed the role of Aunt Nina in Guilt. She has also appeared in Sex and Breakfast, Solace, Lonely Hearts, Accepted, ER, Wild Hogs, Ocean’s Thirteen, Old Dogs, and How to Make Love to a Woman. She voiced Radio Therapist in Enchanted.

Margaret Travolta has appeared as herself in John Travolta: The Inside Story. She served as the Narrator of In the Tall Grass. She is also known for her work in Bargain Bin.

ALSO, READ: Helen Travolta: How Did John Travolta’s Mother Die?

Margaret Travolta Has Been Married For More Than 50 Years

Margaret Travolta has her own family and is a married woman. She is the lawfully wedded wife of James David Rau. She and her husband James David have been married since September 1970. Their marriage has lasted for more than five decades. They are parents of two children. Margaret and James have kept their union private and away from publicity.

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