US actress Kelly Preston, star of Jerry Maguire, Twins, and Mischief, has died aged 57.
Preston had been receiving remedy for breast most cancers for 2 years, a prognosis she had chosen to maintain personal.
Her husband, actor John Travolta, confirmed the information in a submit on Instagram, beneath.
The couple had been married for nearly 29 years; they lately appeared collectively in Kevin Connolly’s 2018 Gotti, the biopic of crime boss John Gotti.
Born Kelly Kamalelehua Smith in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1962, Preston’s breakthrough movie position got here as Marilyn McCauley, the article of a teenage boy’s obsession in 1985 comedy Mischief.
She went on to play Marnie Mason, girlfriend to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s character Julius in Twins, and Avery Bishop, fiancée to Tom Cruise’s titular character in Jerry Maguire. Her different credit included Geoff Burrowes’ Run, Robert Rodriguez’s From Nightfall Until Daybreak, and Bo Welch’s The Cat In The Hat.
Preston met Travolta whereas filming 1989’s The Specialists, and in addition starred alongside him in 2000’s Battlefield Earth, and 2009’s Outdated Canine.
Her ultimate position is about to be in UK inter-railing comedy Off The Rails reverse Jenny Seagrove, Sally Phillips, Franco Nero, and Judi Dench. Produced by Invoice Kenwright for his Invoice Kenwright Movies, it shot final spring within the UK and Mallorca, Spain.
Preston and Travolta’s son Jett died aged 16 in 2009 following a seizure throughout a household vacation within the Bahamas.
They’ve two different youngsters, Ella Bleu and Benjamin; the previous paid tribute to her mom on Instagram, saying “I’ve by no means met anybody as brave, sturdy, stunning and loving as you.”