Grammy Award-winning singer and actress Olivia Newton-John died on Monday at 73.
The star, best known for appearing in the film adaptation of “Grease,” died at her southern California ranch, her husband John Easterling wrote on social media.
“Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer,” he said, asking “that everyone please respect the family’s privacy during this very difficult time.”
Her “Grease” co-star, John Travolta, also took to Instagram following the news of her death.
“My dearest Olivia,” Travolta wrote, “you made all of our lives so much better. Your impact was incredible. I love you so much. We will see you down the road and we will all be together again. Yours from the first moment I saw you and forever! Your Danny, your John!”
Other celebrities, including Viola Davis, Janis Joplin and Cyndi Lauper, also posted tributes to Olivia Newton-John:
With files from CTVNews.ca Writer Brooklyn Neustaeter and The Associated Press