Olivia Newton-John, the heroine of the movie ‘Grease’, becomes a star – THE AsiaN

Olivia Newton-John while starring in the 1978 film Greece.


At home in California on the 9th… 30 years of fighting cancer
Born in England, moved to Australia at the age of 6 and grew up in Melbourne

[아시아엔=윤성호 기자] all-time hit movie Olivia Newton-John (ONJ), a world-famous pop star from the 1970s and 1980s, who was the heroine of Grease, passed away on the 9th at the age of 73 in California, USA. Her husband, John Yi Sterling, said on her Newton-John’s Facebook page that “Olivia fell asleep forever this morning on a Southern California ranch watched by her family and friends.”

When he died, Australia’s Flinders Street Station, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and Melbourne’s leading landmarks, such as the Arts Centre, where he grew up, were illuminated tonight in a pink light that pays tribute to Newton-John’s contribution to cancer awareness, research and treatment. The light was turned on.

Born in Cambridge, England in 1948, Olivia Newton-John, the granddaughter of German physicist Dr Max Vaughn and the youngest of three children of British Intelligence Agency (MI5) agent Bryn Newton-John, follows her father, who became a professor at the University of Melbourne at the age of six, in Australia. came to

Pink lights commemorating Olivia Newton-John were lit up at Flinders Street Station in Melbourne, Australia. Source: AAP

After attending University High School in Parkville with Christ Church Grammer in South Yarra, Australia, she left for the UK at the age of 16 to pursue a career in music. He often visited Melbourne, where his nieces and nephews, including actor-singer Totti Goldsmith, live.

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanage said: “Olivia Newton-John is a bright and shining star in our lives. ” he said. “Her voice has become a big part of the Australian soundtrack,” Albanizi added.

Olivia Newton-John said in a media interview that she was still a ‘girl living in Melbourne in her heart’. He recalled that the roar of the lions he had heard every morning was still vivid.

With 4 Grammy Awards, 14 gold albums, and 100 million records sold, she received the Order of Order of Order (OBE) and Order of the Australian National Order (AO), and was loved by many in Korea as ‘everyone’s lover’. Her splendid life was in stark contrast to her later years, which led to her two marriages, business failures, and a battle with cancer, causing regret.

In 2018, she appeared on Sunday Night, a current affairs program of Seven Network in Australia, saying, “After my first breast cancer in 1992, I went to the hospital in a car accident in 2013 and found out that the breast cancer had metastasized to my right shoulder. “I was diagnosed with metastasis downward. I am using marijuana to overcome the pain, and I hope that marijuana can be more widely available to all patients suffering from cancer.” At the time, his remarks accelerated the social debate about the active prescription of medical marijuana.

She raised a total of $17 million and in June 2012 named Olivia Newton-John Cancer in Austin Health, Heidelberg, Northeast Melbourne, a world authority in cancer treatment, liver transplantation, and spinal and nervous system diseases. He founded the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Center and supported cancer research and cancer patients. Her husband, John Sterling, also requested that those who wish to honor her “donate her flowers to the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Center instead.”

she is a movie (Xanadu) They have a 36-year-old daughter, Chloe Rattenge, to their first husband Matt Rattonsie, whom they met on set and married in 1984. She married Easterling, an alternative medicine entrepreneur, in 2008.

Olivia visited Korea twice in August 2000 and in May 2016 to perform.

Flowers and photos left by fans in tribute to Olivia Newton-John on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. Source: Shutterstock

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