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Olivia Newton-john Live Updates: Cause of Death, Reactions and More!
At the age of 73, Olivia Newton-John died.
After a 30-year fight with cancer, the “Grease” star died on Monday morning at her Ranch in Southern California, surrounded by friends and family.
More than 30 years after she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Newton-John has been a symbol of accomplishment and hope, according to her official Facebook page.
A cancer cure is the primary goal of the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund, which continues her pioneering work in plant medicine and healing inspiration.
Olivia Newton-John was born in England in 1948 and relocated to Australia when she was 14 years old.
— ABC News (@ABC) August 8, 2022
In 1971, her first solo album, “If Not for You,” was published. She began singing in the late 1960s. Bob Dylan and George Harrison wrote and recorded the smash single, which was titled the same thing as the album.
Grease” made her a pop star, peaking at No. 1 on the US Adult Contemporary chart and at No. 25 on the pop charts in 1978 when she starred alongside John Travolta.
For the film adaptation of the Broadway hit, Sandy was recast as an Australian Sandy Olsson rather than an American Sandy Dumbrowski in order to better fit Olivia’s regional accent.