Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone, born July 6, 1946, commonly known as Sylvester Stallone, and nicknamed Sly Stallone, is an Italian-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.
Last updated: Mar 16, 2012