Sylvester Stallone in 1988
|Born||Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone|
July 6, 1946
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Sasha Czack (1974-1985)|
Brigitte Nielsen (1985-1987)
Jennifer Flavin (1997-present)
Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone (born July 6, 1946) is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter. Events 1044 - The Battle of Ménfő takes place 1189 - Richard the Lionheart is crowned King of England Year 1946 ( MCMXLVI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The City of New York New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Brigitte Nielsen (born 15 July 1963 is a Danish actress who became known for appearing in the 1985 films Red Sonja and Rocky IV Jennifer Flavin (born August 14 1968 in Chicago) is a former model who is the third and current wife of actor Sylvester Stallone. Events 1044 - The Battle of Ménfő takes place 1189 - Richard the Lionheart is crowned King of England Year 1946 ( MCMXLVI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works A film director, or filmmaker, is a person who directs the making of a Film. A film producer is a person who creates the conditions for making movies. Screenwriters or scenarists are Scriptwriters who write the Screenplays from which Films and Television programs are made One of the biggest box office draws in the world from the '70s to the early '90s, Stallone is an international icon of machismo and Hollywood action heroism. Machismo is a prominently exhibited or excessive Masculinity. He has played two characters who have become a part of the American cultural lexicon: Rocky Balboa, the boxer who overcame all odds to become a champion, and John Rambo, a sensitive soldier who specialized in violent rescues and revenge. Robert "Rocky" Balboa Sr (born July 6 1945 was a fictional boxer portrayed by Sylvester Stallone who has appeared in the ''Rocky'' series from "RAMBO" can refer to RAMBO Brooklyn, a neighborhood in New York City Robust Associations of Massive Baryonic Objects, a theoretical
During the 1980s, he enjoyed phenomenal popularity and was one of the biggest movie stars in the world with the Rocky and Rambo franchises. Rocky is a boxing Saga of popular films all written by and starring Sylvester Stallone, who plays the Fictional boxer Rocky Balboa "RAMBO" can refer to RAMBO Brooklyn, a neighborhood in New York City Robust Associations of Massive Baryonic Objects, a theoretical Stallone's culturally influential films changed pop culture history and he has largely enjoyed a career on the Hollywood A list for over 30 years.
He is considered by many (including the mayor of Philadelphia) as the one who made the city of Philadelphia an international tourist attraction with the Rocky Steps. Philadelphia (ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə The Rocky Steps is the nickname given to the front steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. His immense popularity there has led to a statue of his Rocky character being placed permanently near the Philadelphia Museum of Art as a cultural landmark. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, located at the west end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia 's Fairmount Park, was established in 1876 On August 2007, a statue of Rocky was also erected in the Serbian village of Zitiste. Stallone's film Rocky has also been inducted into the National Film Registry as well as having its film props placed in the Smithsonian Museum. Rocky is a 1976 Film written by and starring Sylvester Stallone and directed by John G
Stallone was born in New York City, the son of Jackie Stallone (née Jacqueline Labofish), an astrologer, former dancer and promoter of women's wrestling, and Frank Stallone, Sr. Jackie Stallone ( née Labofish; born November 29, 1921) is an American astrologer and celebrity who is the mother of the Hollywood An astrologer practices one or more forms of Astrology. Typically an astrologer draws a Horoscope for the time of an event such as a person's birth and interprets Wrestling is the act of physical engagement between two people in which each wrestler strives to get an advantage over or control of the opponent , a hairdresser.  Birth complications caused partial paralysis in parts of Stallone's face, resulting in his signature slurred speech and drooping lower lip. Paralysed redirects here For other uses see xx Paralysed (disambiguation Paralysis is the complete loss of Muscle function Relaxed pronunciation (also called condensed pronunciation or word slurs) is a phenomenon that happens when the Syllables of common words are slurred together  Stallone's father was an immigrant from Gioia del Colle (in Bari, Apulia, Italy). Gioia del Colle is a town and Comune in the Province of Bari, Apulia, Italy. Bari ( Barium in Latin, Bàrion or Vàrion in Greek, Bare in Neapolitan Apulia ( Italian: Puglia) is a region in southeastern Italy bordering the Adriatic Sea in the east the Ionian Sea Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest  Stallone grew up in Northeast Philadelphia and attended Lincoln High School, whose band plays at the dedication of the Rocky statue in Rocky III. Northeast Philadelphia ("the Northeast" is a section of the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rocky III ( 1982) is the third installment in the Rocky movie series.
He later attended Bishop Snyder High School in Silver Spring, Maryland for a semester. Silver Spring is an urbanized Unincorporated area in Montgomery County Maryland, USA In the 1960s, Stallone attended the American College of Switzerland in Leysin, and the University of Miami for three years. The 1960s decade refers to the years from the beginning of 1960 to the end of 1969 The American College of Switzerland is a liberal arts college in Leysin, Switzerland in the canton of Vaud Leysin is a municipality of the canton of Vaud in Switzerland, located in the district of Aigle. The University of Miami (also known as Miami of Florida, UM, or just The U) is a private non-sectarian University founded in 1925 He came within a few credit hours of graduation before he decided to drop out and pursue an acting career. After Stallone's request that his acting and life experiences be accepted in exchange for his remaining credits, he was granted a Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA) degree by the President of the University of Miami in 1999. In the USA the Bachelor of Fine Arts, usually abbreviated BFA, is the standard Undergraduate degree for students seeking a professional education in the The University of Miami (also known as Miami of Florida, UM, or just The U) is a private non-sectarian University founded in 1925 
Other famous members in Stallone's family are his brother, actor/singer Frank Stallone and his mother, Jackie Stallone, who achieved notoriety in the middle 1990s as an astrologist and as a professional wrestler. Frank Stallone Jr (born July 30, 1950) is an American Actor and Singer / Guitarist, the brother of Sylvester Stallone Jackie Stallone ( née Labofish; born November 29, 1921) is an American astrologer and celebrity who is the mother of the Hollywood Stallone's pet Bullmastiff, Butkus, appeared in both Rocky and Rocky II as an often-teased favorite pet of Balboa's who lived in Adrian's pet shop. The Bullmastiff is a powerful Dog, which was originally a cross between the English Mastiff and the Old English Bulldog.
Stallone has been married three times, to Sasha Czack (1974–1985), Brigitte Nielsen (1985–1987), and Jennifer Flavin (1997— ). Brigitte Nielsen (born 15 July 1963 is a Danish actress who became known for appearing in the 1985 films Red Sonja and Rocky IV Jennifer Flavin (born August 14 1968 in Chicago) is a former model who is the third and current wife of actor Sylvester Stallone. He has five children, sons Sage Moonblood and Seargeoh, who is autistic (with Czack, born 1976 and 1979 respectively), and daughters Sophia Rose, Sistine Rose and Scarlet Rose (with Flavin, born 1996, 1998, 2002 respectively). Sage Moonblood Stallone (born May 5, 1976 in Los Angeles California) is an American Actor / director and the son of actor Language development. The terminology He and Flavin, an Irish-American, were married at Winston Churchill's birthplace, Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England. Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, FRS, PC, PC (Can ( 30 November 1874 Blenheim Palace  is a large and Monumental country house situated in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England. History See also History of Oxfordshire The county of Oxfordshire was formed in the early years of the 10th century and is broadly situated in the England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland In addition to these marriages, he has had romantic relationships with models Susan Anton, Angie Everhart, Naomi Campbell, and Janice Dickinson. Susan Ellen Anton (born on October 12 1950 in Oak Glen California) is an American singer and Actress. Angela Kay "Angie" Everhart (born September 7, 1969) is an American actress and former fashion model Naomi Campbell (born 22 May 1970 is an English model, Singer, Author, Actress, and Fashion designer. Janice Doreen Dickinson (born February 15 1955) is an American Supermodel, fashion photographer, Actress, Author
Stallone claims to have been able to bench press 385-400 lbs (174. The bench press is a Strength training exercise in which while lying on his back the person performing the bench press lowers a weight to the level of the chest then 6-181. 4 kg) and squat 500 lbs (226. 8 kg) in his prime. While in a bench pressing contest with former Mr. Olympia Franco Columbu, he severely tore his pectoral muscle and needed over 160 stitches on it. Mr Olympia is an international Bodybuilding competition which is held annually by the International Federation of BodyBuilders (IFBB Dr Franco Columbu ( August 7, 1941) is an Italian Actor and Bodybuilder. This is why one half of his chest is more vascular than the other. 
On January 14, 2007, Stallone was at Goodison Park to promote Rocky Balboa, and to watch Everton take on Reading in an English Premier League game. Events 1129 - Formal approval of the Order of the Templar at the Council of Troyes. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Goodison Park is the home ground of Everton FC in Liverpool. It was built in 1892 and now has a total capacity of 40157 all-seated Everton Football Club is an English football club located in the city of Liverpool. Reading Football Club are an Association football club based in the English town of Reading, in Berkshire. The Premier League, colloquially referred to as the Premiership, is an English professional league for football clubs The match ended as a 1–1 draw. Stallone paraded on the field at half time adorned in a home team scarf and received a warm reception from the 40,000 fans. Stallone has claimed to be a keen soccer fan since filming Victory in the 1980s and now claims to be an official Everton fan. 
In July 2007, Stallone had a tattoo done by world renowned tattoo artist Mike Devries on his upper right arm of a portrait of his wife, Jennifer Flavin. July 2007 is the seventh month of that year It began on a Sunday and 31 days later ended on a Tuesday. A tattoo is a permanent marking made by inserting ink into the layers of Skin to change the pigment for decorative or other reasons Jennifer Flavin (born August 14 1968 in Chicago) is a former model who is the third and current wife of actor Sylvester Stallone. Incorporated into the tattoo is three roses for their three girls that have Rose for middle names. The tattoo took about 14 hours and isn't finished, it will be expanded onto Stallone's chest a bit. 
On February 16, 2007, Stallone flew into Sydney, Australia as part of his promotional tour for Rocky Balboa. Events 1249 - Andrew of Longjumeau is dispatched by Louis IX of France as his ambassador to meet with the Khan of the Mongols Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Sydney (ˈsɪdniː is the most populous city in Australia, with a Metropolitan area population of approximately 4 For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics.  Upon landing he was searched by Australian Customs officials, who found 48 vials of the human growth hormone (HGH) Jintropin in his personal luggage. The Australian Customs Service is the Australian Federal Government agency responsible for managing the security and integrity of the Australian border facilitating the movement Growth hormone ( GH) is a Peptide hormone that stimulates growth and cell reproduction in humans and other animals Jintropin is produced at Genescience Pharmaceuticals by recombinant DNA technology in E As a result of this, he was charged one count of importing a prohibited import. The hormones are banned under the Australian Customs Act and are not approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. In a court hearing on May 15, 2007, he pleaded guilty to two charges of possessing a controlled substance. Events 1252 - Pope Innocent IV issues the Papal bull Ad exstirpanda, which authorizes but also limits the Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. On May 21, 2007 he was formally convicted of importing restricted muscle-building hormones into Australia and ordered to pay $9,870 in fines and court costs. Events 878 - Syracuse Italy is captured by the Muslim sultan of Sicily. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. 
In a typed apology from Stallone, delivered to the court on May 15, Stallone said:
According to ninemsn. com and other sources, when interviewing officers asked Stallone why he took Jintropin, he said:
In the February 4, 2008 edition of Time, Stallone was interviewed about his use of HGH, which he defended. Events 211 - Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies leaving the Roman Empire in the hands of his two quarrelsome sons 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Time (trademarked in capitals as TIME) is a weekly American Newsmagazine, similar to Newsweek and
Stallone had his first starring role in the softcore feature film Party at Kitty and Stud's (1970), which was later re-released as Italian Stallion (the title taken from Stallone's nickname and a line from the film) and Rocky. Softcore (or soft porn) is a form of Pornography, either video or nude Glamour photography, that is less explicit than hardcore material The Party at Kitty and Stud's (or Party at Kitty and Stud's) better known under the title Italian Stallion, is a 1970 The Party at Kitty and Stud's (or Party at Kitty and Stud's) better known under the title Italian Stallion, is a 1970 He was paid US$200 for two days work. An "uncut" version of the film was released in 2007, purporting to show actual hardcore footage of Stallone, but according to trade journal AVN the hardcore scenes were inserts not involving the actor. Adult Video News ( AVN or AVN Magazine) is an American Trade journal that covers the adult video industry  In 2008, scenes from Party at Kitty and Stud's surfaced in a German version of Roger Colmont's hardcore-film White Fire (1976). The Party at Kitty and Stud's (or Party at Kitty and Stud's) better known under the title Italian Stallion, is a 1970 
Stallone also starred in the erotic off-Broadway stage play Score which ran for 23 performances at the Martinique Theatre from October 28 - November 15, 1971 and was later made into a film by Radley Metzger. Score is the name of a Sexploitation film directed by Radley Metzger that was one of the first films to explore bi-sexual relationships
Stallone's other first few film roles were minor, and included brief uncredited appearances in Woody Allen's Bananas (1971) as a subway thug, in the psychological thriller Klute (1971) as an extra dancing in a club, and in the Jack Lemmon vehicle The Prisoner Of Second Avenue (1975) as a youth. Woody Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg; December 1 1935 is an American Film director, Writer, Actor, Comedian, and Bananas is a 1971 Comedy film written by Mickey Rose and Woody Allen, Directed by Allen and starring him and The year 1971 in film involved some significant events Events February 8 - Bob Dylan 's hour long documentary Klute is a 1971 Film which tells the story of a prostitute who assists a detective in solving a mystery The year 1971 in film involved some significant events Events February 8 - Bob Dylan 's hour long documentary John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III (February 8 1925 &ndash June 27 2001 was an American Actor known principally for his comedic roles The year 1975 in film involved some significant events Events January 28 - George Lucas creates the second draft In the Lemmon film, Jack Lemmon chases, tackles and mugs Stallone, thinking that Stallone's character is a pickpocket. He had his second starring role in the cult hit The Lords of Flatbush (1974). The Lords of Flatbush is a 1974 American Motion picture drama about a street gang in Leather jackets from the Flatbush In 1975, he played supporting roles in Farewell, My Lovely, Capone and, another cult hit, Death Race 2000. Year 1975 ( MCMLXXV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Farewell My Lovely is a 1940 novel by Raymond Chandler, the second novel he wrote featuring Los Angeles private eye Philip Capone ( 1975) is an American crime film directed by Steve Carver and the film stars Ben Gazzara, Harry Guardino, Susan Blakely Death Race 2000 is a cult action Film directed by Paul Bartel, and starring David Carradine, Simone Griffeth He also made guest appearances on the TV series Police Story and Kojak. A television program (US television programme (UK or television show (U This article is about the American TV series 'Police Story' for the Jackie Chan film see Police Story (film, for the Roddenberry pilot see Police Kojak refers to two separate but related American Crime drama Television series, with the original airing on CBS and the second series
Stallone did not gain world-wide fame until his starring role in the smash hit Rocky (1976). Robert "Rocky" Balboa Sr (born July 6 1945 was a fictional boxer portrayed by Sylvester Stallone who has appeared in the ''Rocky'' series from Rocky is a 1976 Film written by and starring Sylvester Stallone and directed by John G The film was awarded with the 1976 Academy Award for Best Picture. The 49th Academy Awards were presented March 28, 1977 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. The Academy Award for Best Motion Picture is one of the Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS to artists working On March 24, 1975, Stallone saw the Ali-Chuck Wepner fight which inspired the foundation idea of Rocky. Events 1401 - Mongol emperor Timur sacks Damascus. 1603 - James VI of Scotland Year 1975 ( MCMLXXV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. That night Stallone went home, and in three days he had written the script for Rocky. After that, he tried to sell the script with the intention of playing the lead role. Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler in particular liked the script (which was suggested by Stallone after a casting), and planned on courting a star like Burt Reynolds or James Caan for the lead role. Robert Chartoff (b August 26, 1933) is a Academy Award -winning Film producer. Irwin Winkler (born May 25, 1931) is an Academy Award -winning American Film producer and director. Burton Leon Reynolds Jr (born February 11 1936 is an American Actor. James Edmund Caan (born March 26, 1940) is an American Academy Award - Emmy - and Golden Globe -nominated American The final result was an unequalled success; Rocky was nominated for ten Academy Awards in all, including Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay
The sequel Rocky II which Stallone had also written and directed was released in 1979 and also became a major success, grossing US$200 mil/. "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film. Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS to recognize The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best script not based upon previously published material Rocky II is the 1979 sequel to Rocky, a motion picture in which an unknown boxer had been given a chance to go the distance
Apart from the Rocky films, Stallone did many other films in the late 1970s and early 1980s which were critically acclaimed but were not successful at the box office. He received critical praise for films such as F.I.S.T. (1978), a social, epic styled drama in which he plays a warehouse worker who becomes involved in the labor union leadership and Paradise Alley (1978), a family drama in which he plays one of three brothers who is a con artist and who helps his other brother who is involved in wrestling. FIST is a 1978 movie directed by Norman Jewison and starring Sylvester Stallone. A trade union or labour union is an organization of workers who have banded together to achieve common goals in key areas such as wages hours and working conditions forming Paradise Alley is a 1978 movie about three brothers (known as the Carboni Boys) in Hell's Kitchen, New York City in the 1940s who become involved in
In the early 1980s he starred alongside British veteran Michael Caine in Escape to Victory (1981), a sports drama in which he plays a prisoner of war involved in a Nazi propaganda football (soccer) tournament. Sir Maurice Joseph Micklewhite Jr, CBE (born 14 March 1933 better known by his screen name Michael Caine, is an Oscar - and BAFTA Escape to Victory is a 1981 Film about Allied Prisoners of war who are interned in a German prison camp during Nazism, which was a short name for National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus refers primarily to the Ideology and practices of the National Socialist German Propaganda is a concerted set of messages aimed at influencing the opinions or behaviors of large numbers of people Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered Stallone then made the action thriller film Nighthawks (1981), in which he plays a New York city cop who plays a cat and mouse game with a foreign terrorist, played by Rutger Hauer. Nighthawks is a 1981 Thriller film starring Sylvester Stallone, Billy Dee Williams, Lindsay Wagner, Persis Khambatta Rutger Oelsen Hauer (rʏtxər ulsən hʌuər born January 23, 1944) is a Golden Globe -winning Dutch Film Actor.
Stallone had another major franchise success as Vietnam veteran John Rambo in the action adventure film First Blood (1982). The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, or the Vietnam Conflict, occurred in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia "RAMBO" can refer to RAMBO Brooklyn, a neighborhood in New York City Robust Associations of Massive Baryonic Objects, a theoretical First Blood (also known as Rambo First Blood) is a 1982 action / Adventure film directed by Ted Kotcheff. The first instalment of Rambo was both a critical and box office success. The critics praised Stallone's performance, saying he made Rambo seem human as opposed to the way he is portrayed in the book of the same name, First Blood and in the other films. First Blood is a 1972 Novel by David Morrell, on which the Rambo movie franchise was based Two Rambo sequels Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985) and Rambo III (1988) followed. Rambo First Blood Part II, released on May 22, 1985, is the second movie in the Rambo series starring Sylvester Stallone Rambo III is a 1988 American Action film released on May 25, 1988. Although box office hits, they met with much less critical praise than the original. He also continued his box office success with the Rocky franchise and wrote, directed and starred in two more sequels to the series: Rocky III (1982) and Rocky IV (1985). Rocky III ( 1982) is the third installment in the Rocky movie series. Rocky IV is a 1985 Boxing film the fourth and most financially successful movie of the Rocky franchise
It was during this time period that Stallone's cultivated a strong overseas following. He also attempted, albeit unsuccessfully, roles in different genres when he wrote and starred in the comedy film Rhinestone (1984) where he played a wannabe country music singer and the drama film Over the Top (1987) where he played a truck driver who enters an arm wrestling competition to impress his estranged son. Rhinestone is a 1984 20th Century Fox comedy motion picture starring Sylvester Stallone and Dolly Parton. Over the Top is a 1987 Dramatic action film starring Sylvester Stallone, produced and directed by Menahem Golan about Arm wrestling is a sport with two participants Each participant places one arm both put either the right or left on a surface with their elbows bent and touching the surface These films did not do well at the box office and were poorly received by critics. The action films Cobra (1986) and Tango and Cash (1989) did solid business domestically but overseas they did blockbuster business grossing over 100 million dollars foreign and over 160 million worldwide. Cobra is a 1986 Action film directed by George P Cosmatos, starring Sylvester Stallone, Reni Santoni and Brigitte Tango & Cash is a 1989 American action / Comedy film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky ( Albert Magnoli took over The Rocky and Rambo franchises at the end of the decade were billion dollar franchises internationally.
With the then recent success of Lock Up and Tango and Cash, at the start of the 1990s Stallone starred in the fifth installment of the Rocky franchise Rocky V which was considered a box office disappointment and was also disliked by fans as an unworthy entry in the series. Lock Up is a film detailing the last six months of the prison term of inmate Frank Leone (played by Sylvester Stallone) Tango & Cash is a 1989 American action / Comedy film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky ( Albert Magnoli took over The 1990s collectively refers to the years between and including 1990 and 1999 Rocky V is the fifth film in the Rocky film saga It was released on November 16, 1990. It was intended to have been the last installment in the franchise at the time.
After starring in the critical and commercial failures Oscar (1991) and Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992) during the early 90s, he made a major comeback in 1993 with the blockbuster hit Cliffhanger which became an enormously successful film grossing over US$255 million worldwide. Oscar is a 1991 Comedy movie directed by John Landis The film is a Remake of Oscar from 1967 Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot is a 1992 Comedy film starring Sylvester Stallone, Estelle Getty, and JoBeth Williams. Cliffhanger is a 1993 Action film directed by Renny Harlin and starring Sylvester Stallone and John Lithgow. Later that year he enjoyed another hit with the futuristic action film Demolition Man which grossed in excess of $158 million worldwide. The future is commonly understood to contain all events that have yet to occur Demolition Man is a 1993 American Action film. It was directed by Marco Brambilla, written by Peter M His string of hits continued with 1994's The Specialist (over $170 million worldwide gross). The year 1994 in film involved some significant events Top grossing films (U The Specialist was a 1994 drama, Action film from Warner Bros
In 1995 he played the comic book based title character Judge Dredd who was taken from the popular British comic book 2000 AD in the film of the same name. A comic book (often shortened to simply comic and sometimes called a comic paper or comic magazine) is a Magazine or Book of narrative For the 1995 film see Judge Dredd (film. For the Reggae / Ska performer see Judge Dread. Judge Dredd is a 1995 Action film directed by Danny Cannon, and starring Sylvester Stallone, Diane Lane, Rob Schneider His overseas box office appeal saved the domestic box office disappointment of Judge Dredd with a worldwide tally of $113 million. He also appeared in the thriller Assassins (1995) with co stars Julianne Moore and Antonio Banderas. In 1996 he starred in the disaster movie Daylight which made only $33 million in the U. Disaster Movie is a 2008 spoof "film" It is written and directed by Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, and stars Carmen Electra Daylight is a 1996 Disaster film, starring Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Dan Hedaya, and Danielle Harris S but was a major hit overseas taking in over $126 million, totalling $159,212,469 worldwide.
That same year Stallone, along with an all-star cast of celebrities, appeared in the Trey Parker and Matt Stone short comedy film Your Studio and You commissioned by the Seagram Company for a party celebrating their acquisition of Universal Studios and the MCA Corporation. Randolph Severn "Trey" Parker III (born October 19, 1969) is an American Animator, Screenwriter, Film director Matthew Richard "Matt" Stone (born May 26, 1971) is an Academy Award - nominated Emmy Award - winning American Animator Your Studio and You is a Comedy short film created in 1995 by Matt Stone and Trey Parker and commissioned by comedic filmmaker For the rapper Seagram, see Seagram Miller The Seagram Company Ltd Universal Studios (sometimes called Universal Pictures or Universal City Studios) a subsidiary of NBC Universal, is a major Global American Stallone speaks in his Rocky Balboa voice with subtitles translating what he was saying. At one point, Stallone starts yelling about how can they use his Balboa character, that he left it in the past; the narrator calms him with a wine cooler and calling him, "brainiac. " In response, Stallone says, "Thank you very much. " He then looks at the wine cooler and exclaims, "Fucking cheap studio!"
Following his breakthrough performance in Rocky, critic Roger Ebert had once said Stallone could become the next Marlon Brando, though he never quite recaptured the critical acclaim achieved with Rocky. Roger Joseph Ebert (iːbɝt born June 18, 1942) is an American film critic and Screenwriter. Marlon Brando Jr (April 3 1924 – July 1 2004 was an Academy Award -winning American Actor, whose body of work spanned over half a century Stallone did, however, go on to receive much acclaim for his role in the crime drama Cop Land (1997) in which he starred alongside Robert De Niro and Ray Liotta, but the film was only a minor success at the box office. The police procedural is a sub-genre of the mystery story which attempts to convincingly depict the activities of a Police force as they investigate Crimes Cop Land (1997 is an American Drama film written and directed by James Mangold with an ensemble cast featuring Sylvester Stallone Robert Mario De Niro Jr (born August 17 1943 is a two-time Academy Award -winning American Film Actor, director and producer Raymond Liotta (born December 18, 1954) is an Emmy Award -winning and Golden Globe -nominated American Actor, best known His performance led him to win the Stockholm International Film Festival Best Actor Award. Stockholm International Film Festival is an annual film festival in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1998 he did voice-over work for the computer-animated film Antz, which grossed over 90 million domestically. The term voice-over refers to a production technique where a non-diagetic voice is broadcast live or pre-recorded in Radio, Television, Film, Computer-generated imagery Computer animation is the art of creating moving images with the use of Computers It is a subfield of Computer graphics Antz is a 1998 computer-animated Film produced by DreamWorks.
As the new millennium began, Stallone starred in the thriller Get Carter — a remake of the 1971 British Michael Caine film of the same name—but the film was poorly received by both critics and audiences. Get Carter is the 2000 remake of Michael Caine 's classic 1971 crime film, starring Sylvester Stallone in the role of Jack Carter Sir Maurice Joseph Micklewhite Jr, CBE (born 14 March 1933 better known by his screen name Michael Caine, is an Oscar - and BAFTA Get Carter is a 1971 crime Film directed by Mike Hodges and starring Michael Caine as Jack Carter a mobster who sets out to Stallone's career declined considerably after his subsequent films Driven (2001), Avenging Angelo (2002) and D-Tox (2002) also failed to do well at the box office and were poorly received by critics. Driven is a 2001 movie directed by Renny Harlin and starring Sylvester Stallone, who also produced Avenging Angelo is a 2002 film directed by Martyn Burke, which stars Sylvester Stallone and Madeleine Stowe. D-Tox is a 2002 Movie directed by Jim Gillespie and starring Sylvester Stallone.
In 2000, Stallone received a special "Worst Actor of the Century" Razzie award, citing "95% of Everything He's Ever Done" rather than an individual movie. By 2000, Stallone had been awarded four Worst Actor Razzie awards for individual movies, a "Worst Screen Couple" Razzie, and a "Worst Actor of the Decade" Razzie for the 1980s. The Razzie Award for Worst Actor was an "honor" given out at the Golden Raspberry Awards to the worst actor of the previous year  He had been nominated for the Worst Actor award for nine consecutive years from 1984 to 1992.
In 2003, he played a villainous role in the third instalment of the Spy Kids trilogy Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over which was a huge box office success (almost 200 million worldwide). Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. Spy Kids is the first film of the ''Spy Kids'' series. It is directed and written by Robert Rodriguez. Spy Kids 3-D Game Over ( Spy Kids 3 Game Over on VHS releases Pay-Per-View and pay channels Stallone also had a cameo appearance in the 2003 French film Taxi 3 as a passenger. The cinema of France comprises the art of Film making within the nation of France or by French filmmakers abroad Taxi 3 is a 2003 French Film directed by Gérard Krawczyk. It is a sequel to Taxi written by Luc Besson
Following several poorly reviewed box office flops, Stallone started to regain prominence for his supporting role in the neo-noir crime drama Shade (2003) which was a box office failure but was praised by critics. Shade is a 2003 Neo-noir Crime Drama starring Stuart Townsend, Gabriel Byrne, Thandie Newton,  He was also attached to star and direct a film about the murder of rappers Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, entitled Notorious, but the film was shelved due to legal issues. Tupac Amaru Shakur (June 16 1971 &mdash September 13 1996 also known by his Stage names 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper Christopher George Latore Wallace (May 21 1972 – March 9 1997 popularly known as Biggie Smalls (after a Gangster in the 1975 film Let's Do It Again
In 2005, he was the co-presenter alongside Sugar Ray Leonard of the NBC Reality television boxing series The Contender. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Ray Charles Leonard (born May 17, 1956) is a retired American professional boxer. The National Broadcasting Company ( NBC) is an American Television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York City's Reality television is a genre of Television programming which presents purportedly unscripted dramatic or humorous situations documents actual events and usually features ordinary The Contender is a Reality television series that follows a group of Boxers as they compete with one another in an elimination-style competition That same year he also made a guest appearance in two episodes of the television series Las Vegas. Las Vegas is an American Television series that aired on NBC from September 22, 2003 to February 15, 2008 In 2005, Stallone also inducted wrestling icon Hulk Hogan, who appeared in Rocky III as a wrestler named Thunderlips, into the WWE Hall of Fame; Stallone was also the person who offered Hogan the cameo in Rocky III. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Terrance "Terry" Gene Bollea (born August 11 1953 better known by his Ring name Hulk Hogan, is an American Actor, and retired professional 
After a few years hiatus from films, Stallone made a comeback in 2006 with the sixth and final installment of his successful Rocky series; Rocky Balboa, which was both a critical and commercial hit. After the critical and box office failure of the previous and presumed last installment Rocky V, Stallone had decided to end the series with a sixth installment which would be a more appropriate climax to the series. Rocky V is the fifth film in the Rocky film saga It was released on November 16, 1990. The total domestic box office came to 70. 3 million (and 155. 3 million worldwide). The budget of the movie was only 24 million. His performance in Rocky Balboa has been praised and garnered mostly positive reviews. 
Stallone's newest release is the fourth installment of his other successful movie franchise, Rambo, with the sequel being titled simply Rambo. "RAMBO" can refer to RAMBO Brooklyn, a neighborhood in New York City Robust Associations of Massive Baryonic Objects, a theoretical Rambo (also known as Rambo IV or John Rambo) is a 2008 Action film starring Sylvester Stallone The film opened in 2,751 theaters on January 25, 2008, grossing $6,490,000 on its opening day and $18,200,000 over its opening weekend. Events 41 - After a night of negotiation Claudius is accepted as Roman Emperor by the Senate 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common
Its current box office stands at $42,653,401 in the US and $101,220,852 worldwide.
Asked in February 2008 which of the icons he would rather be remembered for, Stallone said "it's a tough one, but Rocky is my first baby, so Rocky. Rocky is a 1976 Film written by and starring Sylvester Stallone and directed by John G Rocky is a 1976 Film written by and starring Sylvester Stallone and directed by John G "
For Rocky 6, Rocky Balboa (film), Stallone gave no rating, merely commenting, "the end". Rocky V is the fifth film in the Rocky film saga It was released on November 16, 1990. Asked by Ross if he might continue the franchise, he dismissed the idea on account of his age, replying "Who would he be fighting? Arthritis?".
He has signed a contract with Nu Image Films for two action movies (one of which could be another 'Rambo'). The Death Wish remake is still supposed to be his next film, as reported by Empire Magazine, followed by a rumoured fifth Rambo film. Death Wish is a 1972 Novel by Brian Garfield. Plot Paul Benjamin is a CPA in New York and life long liberal Empire is a British Film Magazine published Monthly by Bauer Consumer Media. "RAMBO" can refer to RAMBO Brooklyn, a neighborhood in New York City Robust Associations of Massive Baryonic Objects, a theoretical
Stallone's début as a director came in 1978 with Paradise Alley, which he also wrote and starred in. Paradise Alley is a 1978 movie about three brothers (known as the Carboni Boys) in Hell's Kitchen, New York City in the 1940s who become involved in In addition, he directed Staying Alive (the sequel to Saturday Night Fever), along with Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky IV, Rocky Balboa, and Rambo. Staying Alive is the 1983 sequel to Saturday Night Fever, starring John Travolta as the main character Tony Manero Cynthia Saturday Night Fever is a 1977 film starring John Travolta as Tony Manero a troubled Brooklyn youth whose weekend activities are dominated Rocky II is the 1979 sequel to Rocky, a motion picture in which an unknown boxer had been given a chance to go the distance Rocky III ( 1982) is the third installment in the Rocky movie series. Rocky IV is a 1985 Boxing film the fourth and most financially successful movie of the Rocky franchise Rambo (also known as Rambo IV or John Rambo) is a 2008 Action film starring Sylvester Stallone
In August 2005, Stallone released his book Sly Moves which claimed to be a guide to fitness and nutrition as well as a candid insight into his life and works from his own perspective. The book also contained many photographs of Stallone throughout the years as well as pictures of him performing exercises.
In addition to writing all six Rocky films, Stallone also wrote Cobra, Driven and Rambo. Rocky is a boxing Saga of popular films all written by and starring Sylvester Stallone, who plays the Fictional boxer Rocky Balboa Cobra is a 1986 Action film directed by George P Cosmatos, starring Sylvester Stallone, Reni Santoni and Brigitte Driven is a 2001 movie directed by Renny Harlin and starring Sylvester Stallone, who also produced Rambo (also known as Rambo IV or John Rambo) is a 2008 Action film starring Sylvester Stallone He has co-written several other films, such as F. I. S. T. , Rhinestone, Over the Top and the first three Rambo films. Rhinestone is a 1984 20th Century Fox comedy motion picture starring Sylvester Stallone and Dolly Parton. Over the Top is a 1987 Dramatic action film starring Sylvester Stallone, produced and directed by Menahem Golan about His last major success as a co-writer came with 1993's Cliffhanger. Cliffhanger is a 1993 Action film directed by Renny Harlin and starring Sylvester Stallone and John Lithgow.
Stallone's work behind the cameras was recently documented in this 2008 article
Stallone owns shares in Planet Hollywood restaurants with Bruce Willis and formerly Arnold Schwarzenegger (who has since sold his part). Planet Hollywood, a Theme restaurant chain inspired by the popular portrayal of Hollywood, was launched in New York on October 22, Walter Bruce Willis (March 19 1955 is an American actor and Singer-songwriter. Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger ( German ˌaɐnɔlt aloʏs ˈʃvaɐtsənɛɡɐ born July 30 1947 is an Austrian American Bodybuilder, Actor
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||American film actor, director, producer, and screenwriter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||July 6, 1936|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||New York City|
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