TV stars who made leap to movies

POSTED: 3:50 PM Jun 03 2011   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Feb 18 2015

In honor of John Travolta's 61st birthday on Wednesday, take a look at the one-time "Welcome Back, Kotter" star and other actors who made the leap from the small screen to movies.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Mamie Gummer
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Before appearing in movies such a "Looper," "Inception," "(500) Days Of Summer," "Stop-Loss" and "50/50," Joseph Gordon-Levitt starred in television's "3rd Rock From The Sun" as Tommy Solomon.


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