July 6, 1946
74 years old
5 ft 9.5 in | 177 cm
102 kg | 225 pounds
49 in | 125 cm
10.5 US | 44 EU
37 in | 94 cm
Sylvester Enzio Stallone was born in Hell's Kitchen, New York, United States, on July 6, 1946, is an American actor.
Young Sylvester Stallone first started acting during his years at American College of Switzerland, in school theater production of "Death of a Salesman".
He made his big screen debut in sports drama movie Downhill Racer (1969), in uncredited role as Restaurant Patron.
He landed his first starring role as Stud in romance movie The Party at Kitty and Stud's (1970), for which he was paid $200.
He starred in off-Broadway play "Score"(1971), at the Martinique Theatre.
He sold his first script, Paradise Alley for $100.
He got his first big break with role as Stanley Rosiello in drama movie The Lords of Flatbush (1974).
Sylvester's breakthrough performance came as Robert "Rocky" Balboa in sports drama movie Rocky (1976), for which was nominated for two Academy Awards, a BAFTA Awards and a Golden Globe Awards, for Best Original Screenplay and for Best Actor.
He made his directorial debut with sports drama film Paradise Alley (1978), he also starred in role as Cosmo Carboni.
Samaritan (2021) superhero action thriller in role as Stanley Kominski, with Javon 'Wanna' Walton and Pilou Asbæk
Rambo: Last Blood (2019) action in role as John J. Rambo, opposite Paz Vega and Sergio Peris-Mencheta
Escape Plan: The Extractors (2019) prison action thriller in role as Ray Breslin, with 50 Cent, Dave Bautista and Jaime King
He portrayed Robert "Rocky" Balboa in Rocky series:
Rocky II (1979)
Rocky III (1982)
Rocky IV (1985)
Rocky V (1990)
Rocky Balboa (2006)
Creed II (2018)
He played John Rambo in five Rambo films:
First Blood (1982)
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Rambo III (1988)
Rambo: Last Blood (2019)
He portrayed Barney Ross in three The Expendables movies:
The Expendables (2010)
The Expendables 2 (2012)
The Expendables 3 (2014)
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and he won a Golden Globe Award for his role as "Rocky" in sports drama film Creed (2015).
Death Race 2000 (1975) action sport opposite David Carradine
Cobra (1986) thriller action opposite Brigitte Nielsen
Tango & Cash (1989) action comedy with Kurt Russell and Jack Palance
Demolition Man (1993) science fiction action opposite Wesley Snipes and Sandra Bullock
The Specialist (1994) action thriller spy with Sharon Stone, Eric Roberts and James Woods
Cop Land (1997) crime drama with Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta and Harvey Keitel
Get Carter (2000) action thriller with Mickey Rourke and Michael Caine
Nighthawks (1981) crime thriller with Rutger Hauer and Billy Dee Williams
Judge Dredd (1995) science fiction opposite Diane Lane
Daylight (1996) disaster thriller with Viggo Mortensen
Oscar (1991) comedy opposite Ornella Muti
Victory (1981) sport drama with Michael Caine and Pelé
Cliffhanger (1993) action adventure opposite John Lithgow and Janine Turner
Lock Up (1989) drama thriller with Donald Sutherland
Assassins (1995) action thriller with Antonio Banderas and Julianne Moore
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) superhero in role as Stakar Ogord
Escape Plan (2013) and Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018) action thriller in role as as Ray Breslin / Anthony Portos
Backtrace (2018) action crime opposite Matthew Modine and Ryan Guzman
He portrayed Det. Rick Daly in CBS action crime drama television series Kojak (1975) in episode "My Brother, My Enemy".
He played Frank the Repairman in NBC comedy drama television series Las Vegas (2005) in episodes: "When You Got to Go, You Got to Go" and "To Protect and Serve Manicotti".
Attended Notre Dame Academy and Lincoln High School in Philadelphia.
Attended Charlotte Hall Military Academy and Miami Dade College.
Studied drama at the University of Miami.
Has younger brother, actor and musician Frank Stallone.
Has a half-sister Toni D'Alto.
Received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard in 1984.
He directed dance musical films: Saturday Night Fever (1977) and sequel Staying Alive (1983).
Released his book "Sly Moves" in 2005.
Good friends with actors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis.
Has his boxing promotion company "Tiger Eye Productions".
He sang "Too Close To Paradise" for movie Paradise Alley (1978).
Formed a film studio "Balboa Productions", with Braden Aftergood in 2018.
Close friends with Elton John and Joe Spinell.
Fan of Everton FC.
Fan of "Bollywood" films.
Lives in Beverly Hills, California.
He was married to:
Brigitte Nielsen (1985-1987)
Sasha Czack (1974-1985), they had two sons
He married Jennifer Flavin in 1997, they have three daughters: Sophia, Sistine and Scarlet.
He dated Joyce Ingalls (1977-1978), Susan Anton (1979-1980), Janice Dickinson (1993-1994), Naomi Campbell (1990-1992), Dena Goodmanson (1988), Cornelia Guest (1987-1988), Janine Turner (1993), Pamela Behan (1992) and Peggy Trentini (1991-1992).