Sylvester Stallone is an American actor. He is one of the most successful actors in history. Sylvester Stallone is known for his action roles. He and Arnold Schwarzenegger are the greatest action stars in history. Sylvester Stallone has starred in the Rocky Series and the Rambo Series. He has been nominated for two Academy Awards. His notable films are Escape Plan, Expendables Series, Judge Dredd, Demolition Man and The Specialist.
Sylvester Stallone was born in July 6, 1946. He was born in New York to Frank and Jacky Stallone. He is of Italian, Ukrainian and French descent. His mother suffered complications during labor. As a result, the lower left side of his body is paralyzed. It’s the reason behind Sylvester Stallone’s unusual voice. His parents divorced when he was nine. He stayed with his mother after the divorce.
In 1970 Sylvester Stallone starred in The Party at Kitty and Stud’s. It was a softcore porn film. He said that he was broke and needed the money. He was paid $200 for his role. After the success of Rocky, the film was re-released as Italian Stallion. In 1976 he starred in Rocky. He had written the script himself. He said to the producers he will let them invest only if he stars in the film. Sylvester Stallone played the boxer Rocky Balboa. For this film, he was nominated for two Academy Awards. In 1982 he released his second action franchise Rambo: First Blood. He played a war veteran John Rambo. At this point of time, he was the top man in Hollywood. The only wan giving his a competition was Arnold’s Terminator Series. The Rocky and Rambo film series is regarded as the best action classics out there. He released 6 rocky installments and 4 Rambo installments so far. One more installment of both the series will be released in 2016.
Since 2010 Sylvester Stallone started another action franchise. This time it was an epic series The Expendables. All the big guns in action in the 80’s starred in this series. The series stars include Arnold, Bruce Willis, Van Damme, Wesley Snipes, Mel Gibson, Antonio Banderas, Steve Austin and Jason Statham. The Expendables 4 is to be rated – R.