Olivia Newton-John, beloved 'Grease' actress, dies at 73

Another sad news this year!

The beloved actress and singer Olivia Newton-Johnwhich immortalized the role of Sandy in the classic musical ‘Grease – In the Times of Brilhantina’he died today, August 8th. She was 73 years old.

The announcement was made by the actress’ family through a statement on Facebook, noting that “she has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over thirty years, sharing her journey through breast cancer.”

Further details about Newton-John’s passing were not revealed.

The actress had been treated for breast cancer in 1992, revealing 25 years later that the disease had returned and metastasized. She would later say that she had been fighting the tumor in secret since 2013.

In addition to the above ‘Grease’Newton-John has also participated in several other audiovisual productions, including ‘Xanadu’ and ‘Packages for Two’. In the music world, he had a huge success with the iconic song “Physical”which became one of the best-selling songs of all time, and also with iterations like “I Honestly Love You”, “Have You Never Been Mello”, “You’re the One That I Want” and “Magic” (all reaching the top of the charts). She is the winner of four Grammy statuettes and has already been nominated for an Oscar and an Emmy.

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