Dec 26 (UPI) – Film star John Travolta has shared a video of his two children Ella and Ben celebrating their first Christmas since their mother, actress Kelly Preston, died of cancer in July

“Merry Christmas from the Travolta family!” The actor from Grease and Pulp Fiction gave the short home film from Friday a title in which a festively decorated tree and his children – surrounded by presents – smile, wave and say, “Merry Christmas!”

Ella, 20, is wearing pajamas and holding a phone Ben, 10, wears a shirtless shirt and eats chocolate

Preston – whose credits included What a Girl Wants and Jerry Maguire – secretly battled cancer for two years. She was 57 when she died

Kelly Preston

World News – AU – John Travolta shares a video of children on Christmas Day after Kelly Preston’s death