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John Travolta Returning to TV to Play Real-Life Attorney Robert Shapiro on 'American Crime Story'

John Travolta Returning to TV to Play Real-Life Attorney Robert Shapiro on 'American Crime Story'

John Travolta is set to take on the role of Robert Shapiro in Ryan Murphy‘s upcoming television show American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson.

The 60-year-old actor will portray Robert, who was part of O.J. Simpson‘s “dream team” during his murder trial.

John joins a cast including Cuba Gooding Jr. as O.J., American Horror Story‘s Sarah Paulson as prosecutor Marcia Clark and Friends alum David Schwimmer as attorney Robert Kardashian.

This will mark John‘s first television role since his iconic days on Welcome Back Kotter.

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