Who played the lead role in the movie Saturday Night Fever?
This was the movie that turned the Rock n’ Roll generation into the Disco Generation. John Travolta plays the lead role of Tony Manero who tries to spice up his life on the disco floor. The movie had a tremendous effect on pop culture at the time, and it helped popularize disco not just in America, but also around the world. John Travolta, who was nominated for an Oscar for the role, became a household name and one of the recognizable movie stars of his generation.