Beloved actor Olivia Newton-John, who gained hearts as Sandy within the 1978 basic movie-musical “Grease,” has died, her household confirmed on Aug. 8. She was 73 years outdated.
In response to a submit on her Fb web page, Newton-John died at her house in Southern California whereas surrounded by household and pals. Newton-John had battled breast most cancers for years, and used her expertise to start out the Olivia Newton-John Basis Fund.
“We ask that everybody please respect the household’s privateness throughout this very tough time,” the Fb assertion saying Newton-John’s dying stated. “Olivia has been an emblem of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast most cancers. Her therapeutic inspiration and pioneering expertise with plant medication continues with the Olivia Newton-John Basis Fund, devoted to researching plant medication and most cancers.” Her household requested that donations be made to the inspiration in lieu of flowers.
The assertion famous that Newton-John 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-Inventory, Layla Lee; Kira and Tasha Edelstein; and Brin and Valerie Corridor.”