Olivia Newton-John, of “Grease” fame and one of the biggest pop stars of the ’70s, who charmed generations, has passed away. She was 73.
The British-born Australian singer and actress, best known for playing Sandy in “Grease”, one of the most successful film musicals ever made, died peacefully on Monday at her California ranch surrounded by family and friends.
“Dame Olivia Newton-John passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends. We ask that everyone please respect the family’s privacy during this very difficult time,” her husband, John Easterling, wrote in a statement on the singer’s verified Instagram account.