Two New Jersey born actors celebrate birthdays on Wednesday

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Two famous New Jersey-born actors are celebrating their big days this week. On Friday, Newark-born actor Joe Pesci turned 79 and celebrated his birthday with a $5 million real estate deal. Pesci has finally sold his Lavallette waterfront mansion after listing it for sale in 2019.

This week, rapper and actor Ice-T, born Tracy Lauren Marrow in Newark in 1958 turns 64 on Wednesday. The rapper turned television star became known more widely for his role as Fin Tutuola.

The other actor celebrating his birthday this week is John Travolta, born in Englewood in 1954. Travolta known for his roles in the television show Welcome Back Kotter and as Danny Zuko in the hit movie Grease is turning 68.