Sylvester Stallone

Film Actor + Director + Screenwriter and Television Presenter
Born Jul 6, 1946

Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone, known as Sylvester Stallone and nicknamed Sly Stallone, is an American actor, filmmaker, screenwriter, film director and occasional painter. Stallone is known for his machismo and Hollywood action roles. Two of the notable characters he has portrayed are boxer Rocky Balboa and soldier John Rambo. The Rocky and Rambo franchises, along with several other films, strengthened his reputation as an actor and his box office earnings.… Read More

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1946 Birth Born on July 6, 1946.
1954 7 Years Old His mother opened a women's gymnasium called Barbella's in 1954. … Read More


1970 24 Years Old In 1970, Stallone appeared in the film No Place to Hide, which was re-cut and retitled Rebel, the second version featuring Stallone as its star. … Read More
1974 28 Years Old 1 More Event
He had his second starring role in The Lords of Flatbush, in 1974.
1975 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1975, he played supporting roles in Farewell, My Lovely; Capone; and Death Race 2000. … Read More


1978 32 Years Old 1 More Event
Following the success of Rocky, Stallone made his directorial debut and starred in the 1978 film Paradise Alley, a family drama in which he played one of three brothers who enter the world of wrestling. … Read More
1979 - 1981 2 More Events
1984 38 Years Old During this time period, Stallone cultivated a strong overseas following. He also attempted, albeit unsuccessfully, roles in different genres. In 1984 he co-wrote and starred alongside Dolly Parton in the comedy film Rhinestone where he played a wannabe country music singer. … Read More
It was around 1985 that Stallone was signed to a remake of the 1939 James Cagney classic Angels With Dirty Faces. … Read More


1993 47 Years Old In 1993, he made a comeback with the hit Cliffhanger, which was a success in the US, grossing million, but even more successful worldwide, grossing million. … Read More
1994 48 Years Old His string of hits continued with 1994's The Specialist (over million worldwide gross).
1995 49 Years Old In 1995, he played the futuristic character Judge Dredd (from the British comic book 2000 AD) in the eponymous film Judge Dredd. … Read More


1996 50 Years Old In 1996, he starred in the disaster film Daylight. … Read More
1997 51 Years Old In May 1997, Stallone married Jennifer Flavin, with whom he has three daughters: Sophia, Sistene, and Scarlet. … Read More
1998 52 Years Old In 1998 he did voice-over work for the computer-animated film Antz, which was a big hit domestically.
2000 54 Years Old In 2000, Stallone starred in the thriller Get Carter – a remake of the 1971 British Michael Caine film of the same name—but the film was poorly received by both critics and audiences. … Read More
2003 57 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2003, he played a villainous role in the third installment of the Spy Kids trilogy Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over which was a huge box office success (almost million worldwide).
2005 59 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, he was the co-presenter, alongside Sugar Ray Leonard, of the NBC Reality television boxing series The Contender. … Read More


2006 60 Years Old After a three-year hiatus from films, Stallone made a comeback in 2006 with the sixth installment of his successful Rocky series, Rocky Balboa, which was a critical and commercial hit. … Read More
2008 62 Years Old 1 More Event
Asked in February 2008 which of the icons (Rocky or Rambo) he would rather be remembered for, Stallone said "it's a tough one, but Rocky is my first baby, so Rocky."
2010 64 Years Old The Expendables was Stallone's big success of 2010. … Read More
2013 67 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, Stallone starred in the action film Bullet to the Head, directed by Walter Hill, based upon Alexis Nolent's French graphic novel Du Plomb Dans La Tete.
2015 69 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He received critical raves, as well as his first Golden Globe Award and third Academy Award nomination, for reprising the role of Rocky Balboa in Ryan Coogler's 2015 film Creed. … Read More
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