Sylvester Stallone’s BiographySylvester Stallone is an actor whose terrific contribution to Hollywood cinema in the 1970s and 1980s is hard to underappreciate. A lovely pulp fiction hero starred in more than 50 movies, among which are 6 movies about a Rocky boxer and 4 motion pictures featured the fearless soldier called Rambo. Eventually, they discovered to him the path of fame throughout several generations world-wide.
Childhood and familySilvester was born June 6, 1946, on the same day as George Bush Jr. came into life. However, opposite to future president’s ones, his cradle days dared to be hard and gloomy.
Career begins hereFinishing college, he was full of confidence to become an actor. He succeeded to gain an episode role in the sports drama «Downhill Racer», also featuring Robert Redford (the man, who sits at the table behind protagonists). Other attempts to seize the screen were doomed to be miscarried, thus Silvester used to win bread as doorkeeper, a bouncer in a restaurant, and, eventually, cage-cleaner in a nursery.
RockyOn March 24, 1975, Stallone came to see the Muhammad Ali–Chuck Wepner fight. When he came back tonight, he stayed home for 92 hours and drafted the script starring the boxer who never gives up. Nevertheless, Stallone subsequently denied that Chuck Wepner provided him any inspiration for screenwriting: in Stallone’s iconic movie, Rocky stands on his feet till to the end, whereas Chuck gave up after knockdown in Round 15.
It was followed by 4 sequential parts of Rocky: in 1979, 1982, 1985 and 1990. Although even the plot was simply similar, all Rocky’ movies aroused public warm welcomes. At that time Rocky Balboa faced heroes from Karl Waser, Dolf Lundgren, Mr. Tee, and Thomas Morrison.
RamboWhereas the third part was only released, new fiction under the name «Rocky: First Blood» was simultaneously performed on the screens. It wasn’t that well-known sporting drama, but a bloody thriller starring Stallone, who represented a ruthless Vietnam veteran, obsessed with revenge, master of a weapon, shooting bunches of enemies to death. The nickname Rambo won world-wide fame.
In December 2015 FOX Channel together with Stallone as an executive producer continued to work on the series «Rambo: New Blood». The story revolves about strained relations between John Rambo and his son, who followed his dad’s footsteps by joining the Navy. D-Day of the series has not been announced yet.
Another worksIn 2010 Stallone gathered miscellaneous cheap Hollywood-fiction masters in blood-splendid franchise «The Expendables» , starring apart himself Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, and Mickey Rourke. The plot revolved around the group of elite mercenaries tasked with a mission to overthrow tyranny in a concrete third-world country. Although even Stallone got a Golden Raspberry Award as Worst Director for animation, The Expendables received high reviews and was extremely commercially successful.
Stallone’s personal lifeWhen Stallone celebrated his 50 year anniversary, The Journal Star «granted» him an album provided with 595 sticky-icky pictures of all Stallone’s women. 595 females! «Wow! How six hundred women got dragged into my bed?».
Early in his career, his wife Sasha Czack, whom he married in 1974, had intruded him to set feet into love affairs, even before he achieved a bit of fame. He didn’t believe that reality: Sasha, a walked in beauty top-model and Andy Warhol’s muse, gave him a hand and acceptation! Furthermore, she used to reject some generous offers from producers in order to assist her husband at work on Rocky’s first part.