Olivia Newton-John has passed.
grease The actress was 73 years old.
Her husband, John Easterling, posted the news on his official Facebook page, noting that she “passed away peacefully this morning at her farm in Southern California, surrounded by family and friends.”
He wrote, “We request everyone to please respect the privacy of the family during this difficult time.”
“Olivia has been a symbol of victory and hope for sharing her journey with breast cancer for more than 30 years. Her healing inspiration and pioneering experience with plant medicine continues with the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund, a fund of plants. Dedicated to research on medicine and cancer,” the statement reads, “in lieu of flowers, the family asks that any donations be made in her memory to the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund (ONJFoundationFund.org).”
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Best known for his role as Sandy in the 1978 film Oil, Co-starring John Travolta, she also won four Grammys, had five number one hits, 10 top ten hits, and two number one hits on the album. She was an accomplished singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and activist.
Other acting credits include xanadu, two of a KindAnd a mom for christmas,
Olivia is survived by her husband; daughter Chloe Latanzi; Sister Sarah Newton-John; brother Toby Newton-John; nieces and nephews Totti, Fiona and Brett Goldsmith; Emerson, Charlie, Zack, Jeremy, Randall, and Pierz Newton-John; Jude Newton-Stock, Layla Lee; Kira and Tasha Edelstein; And Brin and Valerie Hall.”