Oliva Newton-John, who became a huge star as ‘Sandy’ in the 1978 film Grease, has died at age 73. Ms. Newton-John also was a pop star, with No. 1 hits, chart-topping albums and four records that sold more than two million copies each.
Her death was announced by her husband, John Easterling.
The Australian beauty first fought breast cancer in 2013 but it returned in 2017
In a 2020 interview, she said: ‘It’s been a part of my life for so long. I felt something was wrong. It’s concerning when it comes back, but I thought “I’ll get through it again”
The family asked for donations to be made to her cancer organization, the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund, instead of flowers.
Grease co-star John Travolta posted this touching tribute: