Actress Kelly Preston has passed away after a two-year battle with breast cancer, as first reported by People.
"On the morning of July 12, 2020, Kelly Preston, adored wife and mother, passed away following a two-year battle with breast cancer," a family representative told the publication.
"Choosing to keep her fight private, she had been undergoing medical treatment for some time, supported by her closest family and friends.
The family representative continued: "She was a bright, beautiful and loving soul who cared deeply about others and who brought life to everything she touched. Her family asks for your understanding of their need for privacy at this time."
The family never made her battle with breast cancer public.
Preston's successful acting career began in 1985 with her role in the blockbuster Mischief.
In her decades-long career, Preston also starred in SpaceCamp (1986), Twins (1988), Jerry Maguire (1996), For Love of the Game (1999), The Cat In The House (2003) and What A Girl Wants (2003). Her most recent role was in Gotti (2018), in which she starred as Victoria Gotti, the wife of John Gotti, played by her real-life husband, John Travolta.
In 1991, John Travolta and Kelly Preston married. The couple have three children together – Jett, who died at age 16 in 2009, Ella 20, and Benjamin, nine.