TV stars who made leap to movies

POSTED: 3:50 PM Jun 03 2011   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Feb 18 2015

In honor of John Travolta's 61st birthday on Wednesday, take a look at the one-time "Welcome Back, Kotter" star and other actors who made the leap from the small screen to movies.

Will Ferrell In 'Land Of The Lost'
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In addition to making audiences laugh in "Anchorman" and "Talladega Nights," Will Ferrell starred on television's "Saturday Night Live."

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