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Actress Kelly Preston dies at age 57
John Travolta and Kelly Preston at the Cannes film festival, for the 20th anniversary of "Pulp fiction"
John Travolta and Kelly Preston at the Cannes film festival, for the 20th anniversary of "Pulp fiction" Credit: Georges Biard / Wikimedia Commons (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0)

Kelly Preston, actress and wife of John Travolta, has died of breast cancer at the age of 57. She appeared in movies such as "Jerry Maguire", "Space Camp" and "Twins". After meeting John Travolta in 1987 on the set of "The Experts", the two got married in 1991 and had three children together.

"It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer. She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many," Travolta wrote in a post to Instagram on Monday.