Sylvester Stallone Celebrity
- His trademark sneer and slur are the result of forceps complications during his birth.
- Inspired to write Rocky after watching the 1975 Muhammad Ali/Chuck Wepner fight. In that bout, Wepner, a little known boxer, went 15 rounds with Ali.
- Rocky cost $1.1 million to make, and grossed $225 million in ticket sales worldwide.
- Did all of his own singing in the 1984 film Rhinestone, costarring Dolly Parton.
- In 2003, the American Film Institute ranked Rocky Balboa seventh on their list of the 100 Greatest Movie Heroes.
- Was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1984.
- In 2010, made the International Boxing Hall of Fame (as a screenwriter).
- That year, Stallone's action film The Expendables---for which he was director, star and a screenwriter, and which led to his breaking his neck during production---made a big splash at the box office.
- Supports the efforts of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
- 1977, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
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- 1977, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Screenplay: Nominee
- 1977, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actor: Nominee
- 1976, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
- 1976, Oscar — Best Writing (Original Screenplay): Nominee
- 1986, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Motion Picture Actor: Winner
- 1977, Golden Globe — Best Screenplay - Motion Picture: Nominee
- Toni D'Alto — Half Sister
- Janine Turner — Ex-significant Other
- Sistine Rose Stallone — Daughter
- Frank Stallone — Father
- Jennifer Flavin-Stallone — Wife
- Sophia Rose Stallone — Daughter
- Jackie Stallone — Mother
- Sasha Czack — Ex-wife
- Frank Stallone — Brother
- Brigitte Nielsen — Ex-wife
- Angie Everhart — Ex-significant Other
- Scarlet Rose Stallone — Daughter
- Seargeoh Stallone — Son
- Janice Dickinson — Ex-significant Other
- Sage Stallone — Son
- Attended American College of Switzerland, Leysin, Switzerland; attended University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
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