Kelly Preston

Actress and Model
Born Oct 13, 1962

Kelly Preston is an American actress and former model. She is married to John Travolta.

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    Huffington Post - Sep 26, 2016
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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Kelly Preston.


1962 Birth Born on October 13, 1962.


1980 17 Years Old While living in Australia, Preston was discovered at 16 by a fashion photographer who helped her get work in commercials and other small parts, and organized Preston's first film audition in 1980 for the role of Emmeline in The Blue Lagoon (1980), which she lost to the younger Brooke Shields. … Read More


1984 21 Years Old …  Her mother married Peter Palzis, a personnel director, who subsequently adopted her; she used his name when she first began her acting career until 1984. … Read More
1985 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Her first prominent film roles came in 1985, firstly as Marilyn McCauley in romantic comedy teen flick Mischief and then as the beautiful but shallow Deborah Ann Fimple in another teen romantic comedy, Secret Admirer. … Read More
1990 27 Years Old She was briefly engaged to Charlie Sheen in 1990, but ended the relationship shortly after he accidentally shot her in the arm. Preston first met John Travolta in 1987 while filming The Experts. They married in 1991, traveling to Paris on an Air France Concorde for a wedding ceremony at the Hotel de Crillon (close to Place de la Concorde) on September 5, 1991. … Read More


2000 37 Years Old She played the girlfriend of her husband, John Travolta's, character "Terl" in the 2000 film Battlefield Earth, and received "Worst Supporting Actress" at the 21st Golden Raspberry Awards for her role in the film. … Read More


2004 41 Years Old Preston was featured in the chart-topping Maroon 5 music video, "She Will Be Loved" in 2004. … Read More
2008 45 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, she was cast in a television pilot for a potential show called Suburban Shootout. … Read More
2009 46 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 23, 2009, three people were arrested in the Bahamas in connection with a multimillion-dollar extortion plot against Travolta and Preston concerning the circumstances of their son's death. … Read More
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