The actress, who played roles in the movies Twins and Jerry Maguire had suffered from the disease for two years.
It was her husband, actor John Travolta, who confirmed the news in an Instagram post.
It is with sadness that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly has lost her fight against breast cancer. (…) She fought courageously with the love and support of her loved ones. (…) His love and his life will not be forgotten .
Born Kelly Kamalelehua Smith in Honolulu in the Hawaiian archipelago, she became Kelly Preston when she got her first film role in 1985 in romantic comedy Mischief. She played several roles in the movies in movies SpaceCamp,For Love of the Game et Battlefield Earth.
Most recently, she shared the screen with her husband in 2018 in the film Gotti.
Kelly Preston met the one who was going to be her husband for almost 30 years on the set of the film The Experts in 1987. The couple married in 1991 in Paris and had three children. The couple’s eldest son, Jett, died in 2009.