Sylvester Stallone is a famous American artist, screenwriter, actor, director, and a producer. He is famously known for his many action roles especially the role of a boxer named Rocky Balboa. It is the lead character of the famous seven Rocky movies which started from the year 1976 and the latest movie in the series was released in the year 2015.
Sylvester was also known for the role of an officer named as John Rambo for the four Rambo films. They kept running from the year 1982, and the last one was in the year 2008. He was also known for the role of Barney Ross for three movies in
The Expendables series which kept running from the year 2010 to 2014. He has written the majority of the 14 movies in each of the three establishments and directed a significant number of movies.
Sylvester’s movie Rocky was accepted as one of the films in the National Film Registry and, in addition, having its film's props set inside Smithsonian Museum. In Philadelphia, there is a statue of his character Rocky. He was named for two Academy Awards for Rocky including the Best Original Screenplay and also as the Best Actor in the year 1970. He turned into the third man in the history of cinema to get these two selections over the same film, after the famous comedian Charles Chaplin and the famous actor Orson Welles.
Sylvester was born on July 6, 1946, in New York. He was the senior child of Mr.Frank Stallone Sr. who was a hair stylist and beautician. His mother was Jacqueline Stallone, who was an astrologer and also a dancer. She was interested in and also promoted ladies' wrestling. His younger sibling Frank is also an actor and a music artist.
Due to some mistake in Sylvester’s mother’s operation during her pregnancy, a nerve was disjoined and brought on paralysis in some parts of his face. So the lower left half of his face which includes parts of his lip jaw and also some portion of his tongue did not move as it is paralyzed. It is a mishap which has given him his growling look and marginally slurred speech.
Stallone presently lives in the Beverly Hills in the city of California. He was married three times. When he was at the age of 28, he was married to Sasha Czack, who was from the city of Pennsylvania. They had two children. After being separated from the first wife, he was married to the model Brigitte Nielsen in the year 1985. They were married for two years. He was married to Jennifer Flavin in the year 1997. They had three daughters.
Stallone collaborated with a beverage organization delivering an upscale filtered water brand which was called as the Sly Water in the year 2006. He began wearing tattoos on his shoulders and other areas to cover the scars he had gathered throughout the years. He initially showed these tattoos on the screen in the film The Expendables in the year 2010.
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Sylvester Stallone is an actor, director, producer and screenwriter from America. He is particularly well known for his roles in action movies.
He was born in New York City on 6 July 1946 to Frank Stallone Sr. and Jacqueline Stallone. Complications during birth lead to paralysis in some parts of his face, thus giving him his snarl and slurred speech. He attended the University of Miami.
He struggled through his early acting days; appearing in minor roles in Klute (1971) and Bananas (1971). Then, he appeared in movies like The Lords of Flatbush (1974), Capone (1975), Death Race 2000 (1975) and Farewell, My Lovely (1975).
In 1976, Stallone played the lead in Rocky, which was a tremendously big hit. He wrote the script for the movie after watching the Muhammad Ali-Chuck Wepner fight in 1975. The movie got ten Oscar nominations and won the Best Picture, Best Directing and Best Film Editing Awards.
Stallone went on to star in F.I.S.T. (1978) and Paradise Alley (1978) before returning to Rocky II (1979). He appeared in Nighthawks (1981) and Victory (1981) and made Rocky III (1982).
He starred as John Rambo in the movie First Blood (1982) which was a huge success. He appeared in sequels of both the Rocky and Rambo series in the following years.
He worked in Cop Land (1997) where his co-actors were
Robert De Niro,
Harvey Keitel and Ray Liotta. He was praised for his performance. In 2000, he starred in Get Carter, which was a remake of Michael Caine’s film of the same name. He appeared in Spy Kids 3-D:
Game Over (2003) and the next instalments of Rocky and Rambo.
Stallone started another series with The Expendables in 2010. The film had a jaw-dropping star cast of actions stars like
Terry Crews, Randy Couture, Eric Roberts,
Mickey Rourke and Steve Austin.
He had a cameo in
Kambakkht Ishq (2009). Later, he starred in movies like The Expendables 2 (2012), Bullet to the Head (2013),
Escape Plan (2013),
Grudge Match (2013), The Expendables 3 (2014) and Creed (2015).
Sylvester Stallone lives in Beverly Hills, California.