Jul. 6th, 1946
New York City, New York, USA
Sylvester Stallone's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
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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.
- He and 'Dolly Parton' (qv) honored with stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (June 14, 1984).
- He is most well known for his Rambo and Rocky movies.
- In April 2004 he formed his own nutrition company InStone, that produces protein pudding, a testosterone booster, an energy booster and two different protein shakes.
- (12 November 1996) Daughter 'Sophia Rose Stallone' (qv), 2-1/2, by wife 'Jennifer Flavin' (qv). undergoes open heart surgery at UCLA Medical Center. The procedure went well.
- Turned down 'Christopher Reeve' (qv)'s role in _Superman (1978)_ (qv), 'Jon Voight' (qv)'s role in _Coming Home (1978)_ (qv), 'Eddie Murphy (I)' (qv)'s role in _Beverly Hills Cop (1984)_ (qv), 'Harrison Ford (I)' (qv)'s role in _Witness (1985)_ (qv), 'Bruce Willis' (qv)'s roles in _Die Hard (1988)_ (qv) and _Pulp Fiction (1994)_ (qv), 'John Travolta' (qv)'s role in _Face/Off (1997)_ (qv), 'Samuel L. Jackson' (qv)'s role in _Rules of Engagement (2000)_ (qv), and 'Kurt Russell (I)' (qv)'s role in _Death Proof (2007)_ (qv).
- Is a fan of the English soccer team Everton FC.
- Listed as one of the top heroes of all time by the American film Institute (AFI) on 2003, he listed seventh behind 'Gregory Peck' (qv), 'Harrison Ford (I)' (qv), 'Sean Connery' (qv), 'Humphrey Bogart' (qv), 'Gary Cooper (I)' (qv) and 'Jodie Foster' (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).