This article was added by the user . TheWorldNews is not responsible for the content of the platform.

Olivia Newton-John, "Grease" singer and actor, dies at age 73

Olivia Newton-John died on a ranch in Southern California on Monday, her spokeswoman confirmed with CBS News. She was 73 years old.

A statement on her official Facebook page did not indicate the cause of her death, but Newton John is open about decades of fighting breast cancer.

Dame Olivia Newton-John (73) died peacefully this morning on a ranch in Southern California ...

Posted byOlivia Newton-John Monday, August 8, 2022

Newton-John entered the Hollywood scene in her role As Sandy on the other side of John Travolta's Danny in the 1978 blockbuster "Grease".

Grammy Award-winning British-Australian superstars include songs such as "Confessions of Love" and "The Temptation of the Breeze" Sold 100 million albums. Have You Never Been Mellow "

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta in "Grease"
In the scene of the movie" Grease "released in 1978, Olivia Newton-Sandy's role as John and Danisco John Travolta. CBS via Getty Images

In an interview in 2019, co-host of "CBS Mornings"Gayle King became an actressAsked her how she was dealing with her breast cancer diagnosis.

"Rejection is really good!" Newton John laughed. "It's really healthy! But I was spending the day, and after a while," What do you know? I don't know what my time is, but I'm mine I need to enjoy life, so I go, eat cookies as needed, drink tea as needed, do it if I want to drink a little wine. ”The joy of life and everyday life Life must also be part of that healing process.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

Thank you for reading CBS NEWS.

Create a free account or log in to
to take advantage of other features.