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.

TV to movies - Franco Freaks and Geeks
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DreamWorks Television

Franco starred in the NBC series "Freaks and Geeks," which was canceled after 12 episodes during the 1999-2000 TV season. The show has since become developed a devout cult following.


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