Iconic singer and actress - Olivia "Grease movie" passed away


Iconic singer and actress Dame Olivia Newton-John has passed away (73) 1948 - 2022. The post was sent by her husband John Easterling.

Olivia was a popular singer and actor in Europe and America. But she got more fame with her versatile performer which reached a new level of stardom in the late ’70s after appearing opposite John Travolta in a movie titled Grease. The movie was widely watched by many around the time and after. Her role in the movie which would earn her Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical of Comedy. To date, Grease remains the most successful movie musical in history.

Her husband wrote: Dame Olivia Newton-John (73) passed away passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends. We ask that everyone please respect the family’s privacy during this very difficult time.

Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer. Her healing inspiration and pioneering experience with plant medicine continues with the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund, dedicated to researching plant medicine and cancer. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any donations be made in her memory to the @onjfoundation

Olivia is survived by her husband John Easterling; daughter Chloe Lattanzi; sister Sarah Newton-John; brother Toby Newton-John; nieces and nephews Tottie, Fiona and Brett Goldsmith; Emerson, Charlie, Zac, Jeremy, Randall, and Pierz Newton-John; Jude Newton-Stock, Layla Lee; Kira and Tasha Edelstein; and Brin and Valerie Hall.

- via John Easterling, husband, Olivia Newton-John