Sylvester Stallone

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/06/1946, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; director; screenwriter; producer
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Sylvester Stallone Fast Facts:
  • 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.
  • Sylvester Stallone Relationships:
  • Toni D'Alto - Half Sister
  • Janine Turner - Ex-significant Other
  • Jackie Stallone - Mother
  • Sasha Czack - Ex-wife
  • Sistine Rose Stallone - Daughter
  • Brigitte Nielsen - Ex-wife
  • Angie Everhart - Ex-significant Other
  • Scarlet Rose Stallone - Daughter
  • Seargeoh Stallone - Son
  • Frank Stallone - Father
  • Jennifer Flavin-Stallone - Wife
  • Sophia Rose Stallone - Daughter
  • Janice Dickinson - Ex-significant Other
  • Sage Stallone - Son
  • Frank Stallone - Brother
  • Sylvester Stallone Awards:
  • 1976 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1977 Golden Globe: Best Screenplay - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1976 Oscar: Best Writing (Original Screenplay) - Nominee
  • 1977 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1986 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Motion Picture Actor - Winner
  • 1977 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor - Nominee
  • 1977 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Screenplay - Nominee
  • 1992 César Awards: Honorary César - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended American College of Switzerland, Leysin, Switzerland; attended University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

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