Margaret Travolta

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Margaret Travolta is an American actress and a sister of actor John Travolta. Travolta, one of six children (John, Joey, Ellen, Ann, Sam, and Margaret), was born in Englewood, New Jersey, the daughter of Salvatore Travolta, a semi-professional football player turned tire salesman and partner in a tire company, and Helen Cecilia (née Burke), an actress and singer who had appeared in The Sunshine Sisters, a radio vocal group, and acted and directed before becoming a high school drama and English teacher. Travolta's father was a second-generation Italian American and her mother was Irish American; Her family was Catholic. She was influenced at a very early age by her mother's involvement in local theatre and her sister Ellen's success on stage. While attending the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, Margaret supported herself by performing in children's theatre, waiting tables and singing in cabarets. Chicago was one of the many stops Margaret made while performing summer stock in the late 1960s. She quickly realized the city's great advertising potential by winning National TV Commercials for Sears, Nescafe and Alberto Culver.
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