Grease actress Olivia Newton-John dies aged 73

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The actress, best known for her portrayal of Sandra Dee in the HT movie musical Grease, has been confirmed to be dead by her husband



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Acclaimed actress and singer Olive Newton-John has died at the age of 73. (Source: Getty Images)

Actress and singer Olivia Newton-John has died at the age of 73.

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The actress, best known after appearing in the 1978 film musical Grease opposite John Travolta, has been confirmed as dead after her husband John Easterling released a statement.

The statement read: “Dame Olivia Newton-John passed away peacefully this morning at her Southern California ranch surrounded by family and friends. We ask everyone to respect the family’s privacy at this very difficult time.

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“A symbol of triumph and hope for over 30 years, Olivia shares her journey with breast cancer.

“Her healing inspiration and pioneering experience with plant medicines continues with the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund dedicated to research into plant medicines and cancer.”

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