TV stars who made leap to movies

Published On: Jun 03 2011 02:50:21 PM CDT   Updated On: Feb 18 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

In honor of John Travolta's 61st birthday on Wednesday, take a look at the one-time "Welcome Back, Kotter" star and other actors who made the leap from the small screen to movies.

Steve Carell in "Get Smart"
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While Steve Carell is best known for playing Michael Scott in the sitcom "The Office," he's also made the leap to movies, including "Get Smart," "Little Miss Sunshine," "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and "Crazy Stupid Love."

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