TV stars who made leap to movies

Published: Jun 03 2011 03:50:21 PM EDT   Updated On: Feb 18 2015 02:00:00 AM EST

In honor of John Travolta's 61st birthday on Wednesday, take a look at the one-time "Welcome Back, Kotter" star and other actors who made the leap from the small screen to movies.

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John Travolta's movie career includes two Oscar nominations and such films as "Saturday Night Fever," "Pulp Fiction" and "Grease."

 
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