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Sylvester Stallone: The iconic Hollywood star and his transformation over the years

Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone is one of the iconic actors of the Hollywood and till date, his fame and fan-base is growing immensely.

His most iconic roles to date are that off ‘Rocky Balboa’ and Vietnam War veteran, ‘John Rambo’. Some of his most recent commercial hits include his collaboration with the other big guns of the industry such as Jean-Claude Van Damme and Arnold Schwarzenegger in the movies, ‘The Expendables’ and ‘The Expendables 2’.

A multi-talented personality, Stallone is currently an actor, writer, director and producer and is best-known for his trademark garbled speech patterns and his lopsided smile.

Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone was born on July 6, 1946 to Frank Stallone and Jacqueline Stallone in New York City. He is of Italian-Russian-French-Jewish descent.

Sylvester Stallone

The year 1976 brought with it a lot of promise and hope for Stallone as he starred in his first breakthrough film, ‘Rocky’, an action-drama feature, for which he also wrote the script. The movie is considered one of his most commercially successful movies till date.

In 1979, he wrote and starred in the sequel of ‘Rocky’ titled ‘Rocky II’, which also went on to become a sleeper hit. Two years later, he starred in ‘Escape to Victory’ and ‘Nighthawks’.

Sylvester Stallone

After a break from films, he made a comeback in Hollywood with the sixth Rocky instalment, ‘Rocky Balboa’, which became a critical sleeper hit, in 2006. Two years later, he released the fourth instalment of the ‘Rambo’ series, simply titled as ‘Rambo’. This movie also became equally successful.

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