Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone (; born July 6, 1946), nicknamed Sly Stallone, is an American actor, screenwriter and film director. Stallone is well known for his Hollywood action roles. Two notable characters he has portrayed are the boxer Rocky Balboa and soldier John Rambo. He wrote every episode of the two eponymous franchises, and directed some of their installments as well.
There's something about matching the character with the script. And right now, the script that's being written, and reality, is pretty brutal and pretty hard-edged, like a rough action film, and you need somebody who's been in that to deal with it. - On Senator John McCain
I think that gravity sets into everything, including careers, but pendulums do swing and mountains do become valleys after a while... if you keep on walking.
That's what Rocky is all about: pride, reputation, and not being another bum in the neighborhood.
|Full Name at Birth||Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone|
|Other Names||SlySylvester StalloneThe Italian StallionBinky|
|Date of Birth||July 6, 1946|
|Birthplace||Manhattan,New York City, New York, United States|
|Height||5' 10" (178 cm)|
|Eye Color||Brown - Dark|
|Hair Color||Brown - Dark|
|Distinctive Features||Rasied Eye Brow.The Deep Voice.|
|High School||Abraham Lincoln High School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. While He Only Attended Lincoln For 9th Grade (Failing All Classes Except Drama), He Referenced Lincoln In Several Rocky Movies. In Rocky, He Wore Black And Gold Boxing Shorts - The School's Colors For Rocky II (1979), He Filmed A Scene In The School Auditorium In Which Rocky Balboa Is Given An Honorary Diploma. The Scene Was Not Used In The Film. In Rocky III (1982), The Lincoln High School Band Plays The Rocky Theme On The Philadelphia Museum Of Art steps.Charlotte Hall Military Academy,Charlotte Hall, Maryland, United States (Attended In 1961).|
|University||Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida, United StatesUniversity Of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, United States (Awarded A B.F.A. In 1999 Based On His Film Experience After Attending But Not Graduating).|
|Occupation||Actor, Screenwriter And Film Director.|
|Claim to Fame||Rocky Trilogy, Rambo Trilogy.|
|Talent Agency||William Morris Endeavor Entertainment|
|Brand Endorsements||(May 17, 1997) he narrated a TV commercial for Lipton Brisk Ice Tea as his Rocky Balboa character from Rocky (1976) (voiceover).(1997) TV commercial for Pontiac Bonneville (voice)(2002) TV commercial (Italy) for Citterio food.(1992) TV commercial for Ito sausages (Japan)(1992) TV commercial for Kirin Beer (Japan)(2008) Appeared with Gisele Bündchen in a Brasilian TV commercial for the Volkswagen Gol.(December 2013) TV commercial for RISEcredit.com as his character Rocky Balboa from Rocky (1976) (archive footage).|
|Father||Frank Stallone Sr. (1919–2011). (Aged 91 Or Aged 92).Anthony Filiti (Step Father).|
|Mother||Jacqueline Labofish (Tuesday November 29,1921-Present).|
|Brother(s)||Frank Stallone Jr.(Sunday July 30,1950-Present).|
|Sister(s)||Toni Ann Filiti (Half-Sister)|