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John Travolta 'thought of retiring' after son's death

21 September 2012 Last updated at 08:00 BST

John Travolta, the star of Grease and Pulp Fiction, has told the BBC that he nearly retired from acting after the death of his son three years ago.

Jett Travolta was 16 when he died from a seizure during a family holiday in the Bahamas.

In an exclusive interview with BBC Breakfast's Colin Paterson, John Travolta spoke about his decision to finally go back to work on his new film, Savages.