Los Angeles, July 13
Actor Kelly Preston, finest identified for her work in movies “Mischief,” “Twins” and “Jerry Maguire,” has died following a two-year battle with breast most cancers. She was 57.
John Travolta, her husband of 29 years, shared the information of her demise on his Instagram account.
“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 stated.
“My family and I will forever be grateful to her doctors and nurses at MD Anderson Cancer Center, all the medical centers that have helped, as well as her many friends and loved ones who have been by her side. Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered,” he added.
Preston is survived by Travolta and their kids: daughter Ella, 20, and nine-year-old son Benjamin. Their son Jett died at age 16 in January 2009.
Travolta stated he will probably be taking a while off to be together with his kids.
“I will be taking some time to be there for my children who have lost their mother, so forgive me in advance if you don’t hear from us for a while. But please know that I will feel your outpouring of love in the weeks and months ahead as we heal.”
Preston, who hailed from Honolulu, made her film debut with 1985 rom-com “Mischief” and adopted it up with one other teen comedy, “Secret Admirer.”
She went on to star in 1986’s sci-fi journey “SpaceCamp” and was then seen in buddy comedy “Twins” alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito.
Preston performed Tom Cruise’s fiancee Avery Bishop in “Jerry Maguire” and in addition starred reverse Kevin Costner in “For Love of the Game.”
She featured reverse Travolta in 2000’s “Battlefield Earth”. Her final display screen credit score was 2018’s Gotti, by which she performed Victoria Gotti, the spouse of mob boss John Gotti (Travolta).
Preston and Travolta, who celebrated their 28th wedding ceremony anniversary final yr, met on the units of 1987 film “The Experts” and obtained married in 1991. PTI