Ellen Travolta

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Ellen Travolta (born October 6, 1940) is an American actress. She is the eldest sibling of John Travolta and is probably best known for her portrayal of Louisa Arcola Delvecchio, the mother of Chachi Arcola (Scott Baio) in the 1950s-based sitcom Happy Days, and its unsuccessful spinoff, Joanie Loves Chachi. She also played mother to Scott Baio on Charles in Charge from 1987 to 1990. Her first truly notable role came playing Mrs. Horshack-O'Hara in three episodes of Welcome Back, Kotter. Her brother, John Travolta, portrayed Vinnie Barbarino in the series. Later in the 1970s, she played Dorothy Manucci in the short-lived series Makin' It. She also played Marion Keisker in John Carpenter's renowned 1979 film "Elvis". 2009 Falling Up Dean Swift 2006 Waitin' to Live Gossipy Woman 2006 Lonely Hearts Ida 2002 Judging Amy (TV series) Mrs. Haskell's lawyer People of the Lie (2002) … Mrs. Haskell's lawyer 2001 Face to Face Joanne 1999 Passions (TV series) Alice Episode #1.14 (1999) … Alice 1999 The Basket Agnes 1998 Too Hard to Die (video) Rose Devlin 1998 Mel Dr. Vogul 1997 The Pretender (TV series) Dara's Mother Unhappy Landings (1997) … Dara's Mother 1997 The Single Guy (TV series) Mrs.
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