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Sylvester Stallone

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Writer / Character Actor / Pornographic Film Actor / Restaurateur | * 07/06/1946 (77) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
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Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone (born July 6, 1946) is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received numerous accolades, including a Golden Globe Award and a Critics' Choice Award, as well as nominations for three Academy Awards and two BAFTA Awards. Stallone is one of only two actors in history (alongside Harrison Ford) to have starred in a box-office No. 1 film across six consecutive decades. Struggling as an actor for a number of years upon moving to New York City in 1969, Stallone found gradual work in films such as The Lords of Flatbush (1974). He achieved his greatest critical and commercial success starting in 1976 with his iconic role as boxer Rocky Balboa in the first film of the successful Rocky franchise, which he also wrote. In 1977, he became the third actor in history to be nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor. He portrayed the PTSD-plagued soldier John Rambo in ()
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Sylvester Stallone (born Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone, July 6, 1946) is an American actor and filmmaker. After his beginnings as a struggling actor for a number of years upon arriving to New York City in 1969 and later Hollywood in 1974, he won his first critical acclaim as an actor for his co-starring role as Stanley Rosiello in The Lords of Flatbush.He subsequently found gradual work as an extra or side character in films with a sizable budget until he achieved his greatest critical and commercial success as an actor and screenwriter, starting in 1976 with his role as boxer Rocky Balboa, in the first film of the successful Rocky series (1976–present), for which he also wrote the screenplays. In the films, Rocky is portrayed as an underdog boxer who fights numerous brutal opponents, and wins the world heavyweight championship twice.In 1977, he was the third actor in cinema to be nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor. His film Rocky was inducted into the National Film Registry, and had its props placed in the Smithsonian Museum. His use of the front entrance to the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the Rocky series led the area to be nicknamed the Rocky Steps. Philadelphia has a statue of his Rocky placed permanently near the museum, and he was voted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.Up until 1982, his films were not big box office successes unless they were Rocky sequels, and none received the critical acclaim achieved with the first Rocky. This changed with the successful action film First Blood in which he portrayed the PTSD-plagued soldier John Rambo. Originally an adaptation of the eponymous novel by David Morell, First Blood’s script was significantly altered by Stallone during the film’s production. He would play the role in a total of five Rambo films (1982–2019). From the mid-1980s through to the late 1990s, he would go on to become one of Hollywood's highest-paid actors of that era by appearing in a slew of commercially successful action films which were however generally panned by critics. These include Cobra, Tango and Cash, Cliffhanger, the better received Demolition Man, and The Specialist.He declined in popularity in the early 2000s but rebounded back to prominence in 2006 with a sixth installment in the Rocky series and 2008 with a fourth in the Rambo series. In the 2010s, he launched The Expendables films series (2010–2014), in which he played the lead as the mercenary Barney Ross. In 2013, he starred in the successful Escape Plan, and acted in its sequels. In 2015, he returned to the Rocky series with Creed, that serve as spin-off films focusing on Adonis "Donnie" Creed played by Michael B. Jordan, the son of the ill-fated boxer Apollo Creed, to whom the long-retired Rocky is a mentor. Reprising the role brought him praise, and his first Golden Globe award for the first Creed, as well as a third Oscar nomination, having been first nominated for the same role 40 years prior.

Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Documentaries | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for Sylvester Stallone

Officer of Arts and Letters Golden Globe Awards Saturn Awards César Awards 3x Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay 8x Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor 6x Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director
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Movies with Sylvester Stallone as Actor(124)

2024 Armored
as Joe Travers2024 Alarum
as Barney Ross2023 Expend4bles
as Gregory Scarpa2023 Scarpa
as Gabriel 'Gabe' Walker2023 Cliffhanger 2
as Joe Smith2023 Samaritan 2
as Stakar Ogord2023 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
as Nathaniel Hunter2023 Hunter
as himself2023 Sly
as Self (archive footage)2023 Jean-Claude van Damme: Karate King
as Joe Smith2022 Samaritan
as Himself / Rocky Balboa (Archive Footage)2022 The Making of Rocky vs. Drago by Sylvester Stallone
as Nanaue / King Shark (voice)2021 The Suicide Squad
as himself2019 I Am Durán
as Ray Breslin2019 Escape Plan: The Extractors
as Himself (archive footage)2019 Stallone, profession héros
as John Rambo2019 Rambo: Last Blood
as Jasper Reese2019 Rallying Cry
as Sykes2018 Backtrace
as Ray Breslin2018 Escape Plan 2: Hades
as Rocky Balboa2018 Creed II
as Self - Filmmaker (archive footage)2017 John Travolta, le miraculé d'Hollywood
as Stakar Ogord2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
as Bullet-Man (voice)2017 Animal Crackers
as Victor Von Ion (voice)2016 Ratchet & Clank
as Rocky Balboa2015 Creed
as Gerald2014 Reach Me
as Barney Ross2014 The Expendables 3
as Self (archive footage)2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
as Lincoln Hawk (archive footage) (uncredited)2014 Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films
as Ray Breslin2013 Escape Plan
as Henry 'Razor' Sharp2013 Grudge Match
as himself2013 Milius
as James Bonomo2013 Bullet to the Head
as Barney Ross2012 The Expendables 2
as Joe the Lion (voice)2011 Zookeeper
as himself2011 The Real Rocky
as Barney Ross2010 The Expendables
as himself2009 Kambakkht Ishq
as John Rambo2008 Rambo
as The Trainer2007 Killers Kill, Dead Men Die
as Robert "Rocky" Balboa2006 Rocky Balboa
as Toymaker2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
as Passenger to Airport (uncredited)2003 Taxi 3
as Dean 'The Dean' Stevens2003 Shade
as Jake Malloy2002 D-Tox
as John J. Rambo (archive footage)2002 Ultimate Fights from the Movies
as Himself - Actor & Director2002 Iron and Beyond
as Frankie Delano2002 Avenging Angelo
as Joe Tanto2001 Driven
as Weaver (voice) (archive footage)2000 CyberWorld
as Jack Carter2000 Get Carter
as himself1998 Jackie Chan: My Story
as Weaver (voice)1998 Antz
as Alien on TV Monitor1997 Men in Black
as Boss1997 The Good Life
as Sheriff Freddy Heflin1997 Cop Land
as Kit Latura1996 Daylight
as Robert Rath1995 Assassins
as himself1995 Your Studio and You
as Judge Joseph Dredd1995 Judge Dredd
as Ray Quick1994 The Specialist
as Gabe Walker1993 Cliffhanger
as John Spartan1993 Demolition Man
as Sgt. Joseph "Joe" Andrew Bomowski1992 Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot
as Angelo 'Snaps' Provolone1991 Oscar
as himself1990 Night Of 100 Stars III
as Robert "Rocky" Balboa1990 Rocky V
as Frank Leone1989 Lock Up
as Raymond 'Ray' Tango1989 Tango & Cash
as Rambo1988 Rambo III
as Lincoln Hawk1987 Over the Top
as Lieutenant Marion 'Cobra' Cobretti1986 Cobra
as John J. Rambo1985 Rambo: First Blood Part II
as Robert "Rocky" Balboa1985 Rocky IV
as Nick1984 Rhinestone
as Deke DaSilva (archive footage) (uncredited)1984 Terror in the Aisles
as Man on Street1983 Staying Alive
as John J. Rambo1982 First Blood
as Robert "Rocky" Balboa1982 Rocky III
as Captain Robert Hatch1981 Escape to Victory
as Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva1981 Nighthawks
as Robert "Rocky" Balboa1979 Rocky II
as John D. 'Johnny' Kovak1978 F.I.S.T.
as Cosmo Carboni1978 Paradise Alley
as Mafioso (uncredited)1976 Cannonball
as Robert "Rocky" Balboa1976 Rocky
as Youth in Park1975 The Prisoner of Second Avenue
as Jonnie1975 Farewell, My Lovely
as Frank Nitti1975 Capone
as Machine Gun Joe Viterbo1975 Death Race 2000
as Villager (uncredited)1975 Mandingo
as Stanley Rosiello1974 The Lords of Flatbush
as Club Patron (uncredited)1971 Klute
as Subway Thug #1 (uncredited)1971 Bananas
as Jerry Savage1970 No Place to Hide
as Extra1970 M*A*S*H
as Restaurant Customer (uncredited)1969 Downhill Racer

TV Shows/Series with Sylvester Stallone as Actor(45)

as himself2023 The Family Stallone
as himself2023 Arnold
as Dwight 'The General' Manfredi2022 Tulsa King
as Self - Dwight Manfredi2022 Tulsa King
as Self (archive footage)2022 Il était une fois Champs-Élysées
as himself2016 This Is Us
as himself2014 The Director's Chair
as himself2009 Live from Studio Five
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Himself - Boxing Mentor2005 The Contender
as himself2003 Celebrities Uncensored
as Self (uncredited)2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!
as Self - Judge2002 Pet Star
as Self - After Party Guest2002 E! Live from the Red Carpet
as Paul Revere2002 Liberty's Kids
as himself1999 Beckmann
as himself1999 The Early Show
as himself1997 Taff
as himself1997 The View
as himself1993 GMTV
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as Self - Guest1988 LIVE with Kelly and Mark
as himself1982 Champs-Elysées
as himself1981 Wetten, dass..?
as himself1977 Auf los geht's los
as Sylvester Stallone - Special Guest Star1976 The Muppet Show
as Self - Host1975 Saturday Night Live
as Self - Cameo (uncredited)1975 Saturday Night Live
as Det. Rick Daly1973 Kojak

Movies with Sylvester Stallone as Crew(61)

Production/Producer2023 The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil
Production/Producer2023 Cliffhanger 2
Production/Producer2023 Little America
Production/Producer2023 Samaritan 2
Production/Producer2023 Untitled Jack Johnson Project
Production/Executive Producer2023 Hunter
Production/Executive Producer2023 Sly
Production/Executive Producer2023 Street Justice
Production/Executive Producer2023 Punk
Production/Producer2023 Creed III
Writing/Characters2023 Creed III
Production/Producer2022 Samaritan
Production/Executive Producer2022 MVP
Production/Producer2019 The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil
Writing/Screenplay2019 Rambo: Last Blood
Writing/Screenstory2019 Rambo: Last Blood
Production/Executive Producer2019 One Night: Joshua vs. Ruiz
Production/Producer2018 Creed II
Writing/Characters2018 Creed II
Writing/Screenplay2018 Creed II
Production/Producer2018 Death Wish
Production/Producer2015 Creed
Writing/Characters2015 Creed
Writing/Screenplay2014 The Expendables 3
Writing/Story2014 The Expendables 3
Production/Producer2013 Homefront
Writing/Screenplay2013 Homefront
Writing/Screenplay2012 The Expendables 2
Directing/Director2010 The Expendables
Writing/Screenplay2010 The Expendables
Directing/Director2008 Rambo
Writing/Screenplay2008 Rambo
Directing/Director2006 Rocky Balboa
Writing/Screenplay2006 Rocky Balboa
Writing/Characters2006 Rocky Balboa
Production/Producer2001 Driven
Writing/Screenplay2001 Driven
Writing/Screenplay1993 Cliffhanger
Writing/Screenplay1990 Rocky V
Writing/Screenplay1988 Rambo III
Writing/Screenplay1987 Over the Top
Writing/Screenplay1986 Cobra
Writing/Screenplay1985 Rambo: First Blood Part II
Directing/Director1985 Rocky IV
Writing/Screenplay1985 Rocky IV
Production/Executive Producer1985 Heart of a Champion: The Ray Mancini Story
Writing/Screenplay1984 Rhinestone
Directing/Director1983 Staying Alive
Production/Producer1983 Staying Alive
Writing/Screenplay1983 Staying Alive
Writing/Screenplay1982 First Blood
Directing/Director1982 Rocky III
Writing/Screenplay1982 Rocky III
Directing/Director1979 Rocky II
Writing/Screenplay1979 Rocky II
Writing/Screenplay1978 F.I.S.T.
Directing/Director1978 Paradise Alley
Writing/Writer1978 Paradise Alley
Crew/Choreographer1976 Rocky
Writing/Screenplay1976 Rocky

TV Shows/Series with Sylvester Stallone as Crew(4)

Production/Executive Producer2022 Tulsa King
Production/Producer2017 Ultimate Beastmaster
Creator/Creator2017 Ultimate Beastmaster
Production/Producer2005 The Contender

Additional Information

Full Name: Sylvester Stallone
Born: Saturday, 07/06 1946 (July) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 77 years + 284 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Miami, Charlotte Hall Military Academy, Abraham Lincoln High School, Montgomery Blair High School
Member of: Writers Guild of America, West
Spouses (current/former): Jennifer Flavin, Brigitte Nielsen, Sasha Czack
Children: Sage Stallone, Seargeoh Stallone, Sistine Stallone, Sophia Rose Stallone, Scarlet Rose Stallone
Siblings: Frank Stallone
Other names for Sylvester Stallone (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Sly Stallone"
"西尔维斯特·史泰龙"
"席維斯·史特龍"
"シルヴェスター・スタローン"
"실베스터 스탤론"
"ซิลเวสเตอร์ สตอลโลน"
"Сильвестр Сталлоне"
"Σιλβέστερ Σταλόνε"
"Сільвестер Сталлоне"
"سيلفستر ستالون"
"Силвестър Сталоун"
"Italian Stallion"
"Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone"
"Sylvester Enzio Stallone"
"Μάικλ Σιλβέστερ Γκαρντέτσιο Σταλόνε"
"Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone"
Sylvester Stallone frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (35x, Actor)
Bill Hader (23x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (23x, Actor)
Tony Munafo (23x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (22x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (21x, Actress)
Elton John (20x, Actor)
Drew Barrymore (19x, Actress)
Mark De Alessandro (19x, Crew)
Dolph Lundgren (18x, Actor)
Tom Hanks (18x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:216, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 04/10/2024