Olivia Newton-John

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Olivia Newton-John
Olivia Newton John 2012.jpg
Newton-John attending the premiere of A Few Best Men in Sydney, Australie, 2012.
Born 26 September 1948 (1948-09-26) (age 66)
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Ingland, UK
Occupation
  • Sangster
  • sangwriter
  • actress
  • entrepreneur
Years active 1963–present
Spoose(s) Matt Lattanzi (m. 1984; divorcit 1995)
John Easterling (m. 2008)
Childer 1
Muisical career
Genres
Instruments Vocals
Labels
Associatit acts
Wabsteid olivianewton-john.com

Olivia Newton-John, AO, OBE (born 26 September 1948) is a Breetish-born Australie sangster, sangwriter, an actress. She is a fower-time Grammy award winner who haes amassed five No. 1 an ten ither Top Ten Billboard Hot 100 singles[1] an twa No. 1 Billboard 200 solo albums. Eleiven o her singles (including two platinum) and 14 of her albums (includin twa platinum an fower double platinum) hae been certifeed gowd bi the RIAA. Her muisic haes been successful in multiple genres includin pop, kintra, an adult contemporary an haes sauld a estimatit 100 million records warldwide.[2] She co-starred wi John Travolta in the film adaptation o the Broadway muisical Grease, which featured ane o the maist successful soondtracks in Hollywood history.

Newton-John haes been a lang-time activist for environmental an animal richts issues. Syne survivin breast cancer in 1992,[3] she haes been a advocate for halth awareness becomin involvit wi various charities, halth products an fundraisin efforts. Her business interests hae includit launchin several product lines for Koala Blue an co-awnin the Gaia Retreat & Spa in Australie.

Newton-John haes been marriet twice. She currently lives wi her seicont husband, John Easterling, in Jupiter Inlet Colony, Florida. She is the mither o ane dochter, Chloe Rose Lattanzi, wi her first husband, actor Matt Lattanzi.

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Notes:

  • a: Released with a different track listing in the North America. Also released in certain territories as Music Makes My Day.
  • b: North American release of Long Live Love. Also features tracks from previous releases and the new title track.

Filmografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Title Role Notes
1965 Funny Things Happen Down Under Olivia Supportin role
1970 Toomorrow Olivia Lead role
1972 The Case Herself BBC2 TV special w/Cliff Richard & Tim Brooke-Taylor
1976 A Special Olivia Newton-John Hersel TV special
1977 Only Olivia Hersel TV special
1978 Olivia Hersel TV special
Grease Sandy Olsson Lead role
1980 Xanadu Kira Lead role
Hollywood Nights Hersel TV special
1983 Two of a Kind Debbie Wylder Lead role
1988 She's Having a Baby Hersel Cameo
1989 Mothers & Others Hersel TV special
1990 A Mom for Christmas Amy Miller Lead role in television film
1991 Madonna: Truth or Dare Hersel Cameo
1994 A Christmas Romance Julia Stonecypher Lead role in television film
1996 It's My Party Lina Bingham Supporting role
2000 Sordid Lives Bitsy Mae Harling Supporting role
2001 The Wilde Girls Jasmine Wilde Lead role in television film
2002 A Night with Olivia Hersel TV special
2003 Live in Japan '03 Hersel TV special
2008 Sordid Lives: The Series Bitsy Mae Harling Supportin role in TV Series
2009 Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List Hersel Guest appearance
2010 1 a Minute Hersel Documentar
Glee Hersel Special guest – 2 episodes: "Bad Reputation" and "Journey"
Score: A Hockey Musical Hope Gordon Supportin role
2011 A Few Best Men Barbara Ramme Supportin role

Awairds an honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tours[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Erlewine, Michael (1997). All Music Guide to Country. San Francisco: Miller Freeman Books. p. 334. ISBN 978-0-87930-475-1. Retrieved 13 August 2010. 
  2. Pearce, Garth (5 December 2011). "Olivia Newton-John: Why I got married in secret at 60". Daily Express. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  3. 1001 Australians You Should Know. Google Books. Retrieved 13 August 2010. 

Bibliografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Olivia (The Biography of Olivia Newton-John), Tim Ewbank. (2008). Piatkus books. ISBN 978-0-7499-0983-3.
  • Wood, Gerry. (1998). "Olivia Newton-John." In The Encyclopedia of Country Music. Paul Kingsbury, Editor. New York: Oxford University Press. pp. 380–1.
  • The Story of the Shadows by Mike Read. 1983. Elm Tree books. ISBN 0-241-10861-6.
  • Rock 'n' Roll, I Gave You The Best Years Of My Life – A Life In The Shadows by Bruce Welch ISBN 0-670-82705-3 (Penguin Books).

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Awairds an achievements
Precedit bi
Cliff Richard
with "Power to All Our Friends"
UK in the Eurovision Song Contest
1974
Succeedit bi
The Shadows
with "Let Me Be the One"