Jul. 6th, 1946
New York City, New York, USA
5' 9 1/2
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Host
Frank the Repairman
Elmore 'Rocky' Caddo
Det. Rick Daly
Himself - Host
Paul Revere (Voiced)
Sylvester Stallone became one of Hollywood's highest paid actors, usually playing monosyllablic, antisociety, underdog heroes. While Stallone has attempted to extend his range into film comedies and drama, his real box office success continues in action films.
- Turned down the 'Dudley Moore' (qv) role in _Arthur (1981)_ (qv).
- Turned down the lead role in _Coming Home (1978)_ (qv) (for which 'Jon Voight' (qv) won an Oscar).
- Had a huge fan following from Bollywood Asia. Film stars like 'Salman Khan (I)' (qv), 'Sunny Deol (I)' (qv), 'Bobby Deol' (qv), 'Dharmendra (I)' (qv), 'Sanjay Dutt' (qv), 'Sunil Shetty (I)' (qv) and 'Hrithik Roshan' (qv) are his die-hard fans. Sunny Deol even named one of his sons "Rocky".
- Has his look-alike puppet in the French show _"Les guignols de l'info" (1988)_ (qv).
- He was presented with a certificate of recognition by California Gov. 'Arnold Schwarzenegger' (qv) for filming _Rocky Balboa (2006)_ (qv) in Los Angeles at a time when other filmmakers are moving their business to cheaper states or overseas locations to cut costs. (22 December 2005).
- Was voted the pupil most likely to die in the electric chair.
- On 8 March 2005 he appeared in his first magazine issue of Sly which came out monthly. He was on the cover of every magazine and did most of the articles and interviews himself.
- Has the distinction of appearing in three of the 100 Most Enjoyably Awful Movies of All Time as listed in Razzie Award-founder 'John Wilson (XXVI)' (qv)'s book "The Official Razzie Movie Guide": _Rhinestone (1984)_ (qv), _Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)_ (qv)) and _The Specialist (1994)_ (qv). He is thus tied with 'Joseph Cotten (I)' (qv) for having the second most titles among the 100. 'Ernest Borgnine' has the most, appearing in four of the 100 titles.