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Sylvester was born under the official name Stallone, Sylvester Gardenzio on July 6th, 1946. Known to his close friends as Sly, he has been a credited actor since the 1978 film F.I.S.T.
Sylvester Stallone is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in thirty-one films including the 2013 action film Escape Plan as the character Ray Breslin, the 2012 action movie Bullet to the Head playing James Bonomo and the 2012 action release The Expendables 2 cast as Barney Ross.
Sylvester is a dependable supporting cast member. He has appeared in three films including: the 2013 comedy film Grudge Match as the character Henry 'Razor' Sharp, the 2003 action movie Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over playing Toymaker and the 1998 adventure release Antz cast as Weaver.
Sylvester Stallone has earned salaries up to $20,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1985 action film Rambo: First Blood Part II, which brought in $150,000,000 at the box office.
Sylvester Stallone has directed on numerous occassions including: Rocky II (1979), Rocky III (1982) and Staying Alive (1983). In 1983 Sylvester Stallone produced his first movie, the drama film Staying Alive. Since then he went on to produce four movies including: Driven (2001) and Homefront (2013) among others .
Sylvester is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least twenty-three magazines, captured in more than twenty-four pictorials, interviewed in over nineteen publications and featured in thirty-one magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least two books. He has been the subject of at least one biographical film.
As an actor Sylvester Stallone has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Rocky Balboa in the 1976 movie Rocky.