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Olivia Newton-John, who died today at her ranch in California, had a long and varied career.

While his screen appearances were relatively few – notably Fat and Xanadu – his impact was wide and deep, his music providing the soundtrack to generations of TV series and movies, more recently stranger things, Despicable Me 3, Pretty little Liars and Ru Paul’s Drag Race.

The multi-hyphenate has also appeared on a number of major reality competitions, often as a guest host, including american idol, Eurovision and Dancing with the stars.

Scroll down for a selection of photos and videos of his life and work and click here for a summary of reactions to his passing.

Olivia Newton-John performing “Long Live Love” at the Eurovision Song Contest at the Dome in Brighton in 1974.
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OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN, portrait from 1975.

“Grease”, Olivia Newton-John, 1978
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Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta in “Grease”, 1978
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Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta in “Grease”, 1978

John Travolta and Olivia Newton John – “You’re the One I Want”

Olivia Newton-John at

‘TOP OF POPS’ in 1978
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Olivia Newton John at the 1979 Oscars

Olivia Newton-John performs at the 50TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS in 1979.
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XANADU, Olivia Newton-John, 1980.
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XANADU, from left: Olivia Newton-John, Michael Beck, 1980.
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“Xanadu” (live 1982)

LET’S GET PHYSICAL, Olivia Newton-John in 1982
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John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John in

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John star in the movie ‘Two of a Kind’ in New York, 1983.
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John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John in

John Travolta kisses Olivia Newton-John in a scene from the movie “Two Of A Kind”, 1983.
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“Hopelessly Devoted to You”

“A MOM FOR CHRISTMAS”, Olivia Newton-John, 1990
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“A CHRISTMAS ROMANCE”, Olivia Newton-John, 1994
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“IT’S MY PARTY”, Olivia Newton-John, Bronson Pinchot, 1996
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On ‘Murphy Brown’

‘SOME BEST MEN’, from left: Laura Brent, Olivia Newton-John, Rebel Wilson, 2011.
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‘AMERICAN IDOL 6’, host Ryan Seacrest, judges Randy Jackson, Simon Cowell, Olivia Newton-John, Paula Abdul in 2007
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“SCORE: HOCKEY MUSIC”, Olivia Newton-John, 2010.
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“Dancing with the Stars.” Special guest Olivia Newton-John has joined the judging panel
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Olivia Newton-John and dancer/TV personality Julianne Hough on season 21 of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ at CBS Television City in 2015.

Olivia Newton-John and daughter Chloe Rose Lattanzi attend Syfy’s ‘Dead 7’ premiere at Harmony Gold in 2016
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Olivia Newton-John and Marie Osmond arrive at the Nevada Ballet Theater’s 32nd Annual Black and White Ball in 2016
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Hayley Orrantia, Olivia Newton-John and Wendi McLendon-Covey speak onstage at the 50th Annual CMA Awards in 2016.
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA – AUGUST 15: Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta attend The Academy Presents 40th Anniversary ‘Grease’ at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in 2018
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Olivia Newton-John and her husband John Easterling at the 2018 Annual Wellness Walk and Research Run to benefit cancer research
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Olivia Newton John in

‘THE VERY EXCELLENT MR. DUNDEE”, Olivia Newton-John, 2020.
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John Travolta remembers ‘Grease’ costar Olivia Newton-John: ‘Your impact was amazing’

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