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Sylvester Stallone

Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone (/stəˈloʊn/; born July 6, 1946), 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. Stallone's film Rocky was inducted into the National Film Registry as well as having its film props placed in the Smithsonian Museum. Stallone's use of the front entrance to the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the Rocky series led the area to be nicknamed the Rocky Steps. Philadelphia has a statue of his Rocky character placed permanently near the museum, on the right side before the steps. It was announced on December 7, 2010 that Stallone was voted into boxing's Hall of Fame. Sylvester Stallone was born Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone in New York City, the elder son of Frank Stallone, Sr., a hairdresser, and Jackie Stallone (born Jacqueline Labofish), an astrologer, former dancer, and

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Sylvester Stallone -- What's Good for Floyd Mayweather Jr. ... Is Great for 'Creed'

Sylvester Stallone
What's Good for Mayweather ... Is GREAT for 'Creed'

Floyd Mayweather won't be in 'Creed,' but his swag will be -- Sylvester Stallone tapped Floyd's favorite boxing glove company to be the official mitt of the movie. Elvis Grant,… READ MORE >

Sylvester Stallone -- I Support De La Hoya Comeback ... He's Still Got It

Sylvester Stallone
I Support De La Hoya Comeback ... He's Still Got It

Rocky Balboa fought until he was 60 ... so, it's probably not a shocker that Sylvester Stallone says he's all about an Oscar De La Hoya comeback fight!  The… READ MORE >

- 37 days ago
Arnold Schwarzenegger -- I'm a Pauper Compared to Sylvester Stallone (VIDEO)

Arnold Schwarzenegger
I'm a Pauper Compared to Sly

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone have been long-time buds, but on Saturday Arnold illustrated a big difference between them. They had just left their… READ MORE >

- 47 days ago
Sly Stallone -- Boxer Earns Role In 'Creed' ... After Brutal Real-Life Fight

Sly Stallone
Boxer Earns Role In 'Creed' ... After Brutal Real-Life Fight

This is a pretty great story ... A real-life pro boxer earned himself a role in Sylvester Stallone's upcoming "Creed" movie ... all because producers were super… READ MORE >

- 63 days ago
Sylvester Stallone -- I'm Not Putting Manny Pacquiao In 'Expendables 4'

Sylvester Stallone
I'm Not Putting Pacquiao In 'Expendables 4'

More heartbreaking news for the Philippines ... Manny Pacquiao is OUT of "Expendables 4." In fact, Sylvester Stallone tells TMZ Sports he was never really IN in the… READ MORE >

- 79 days ago
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylverster Stallone -- Ordinary Lunch Buddies (PHOTO)

Arnold and Sly
Ordinary Lunch Buddies

Hollywood legends Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone like what they like ... and they like Cafe Roma for lunch. The action stars have been going to the Bev Hills restaurant for years ...… READ MORE >

- 82 days ago
Apollo Creed's Grandson -- Screw Hugo Boss ... We're A Nike Fam Now

Apollo Creed's Grandson
Screw Hugo Boss We're A Nike Fam Now!

Hugo Boss is out ... Nike is in -- at least that's the way it seems when it comes to the "Rocky" franchise ... with Apollo Creed's grandson decked out in Swoosh gear on the set of the upcoming… READ MORE >

- 108 days ago
Sylvester Stallone to Mayweather & Pacquiao -- Let's Make a Deal

Sylvester Stallone
to Mayweather & Pacquiao: Let's Make a Deal!

// Sylvester Stallone is a regular Monty Hall -- 'cause he's got an interesting proposition for Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather ... and it all has to do with "The Expendables."  With… READ MORE >

- 116 days ago
Sylvester Stallone -- Busts Up Brawl on the Set of 'Creed'

Sylvester Stallone
Busts Up Brawl On Set of 'Creed'

Rocky's not taking any mess on his set -- Sylvester Stallone had to bust up a very real brawl during filming of the latest Rocky flick, "Creed" ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to production say… READ MORE >

- 150 days ago
Sylvester Stallone -- Roberto Duran Kicked My Ass

Sylvester Stallone
Roberto Duran Kicked My Ass

Did you know ... Sylvester Stallone sparred with REAL championship boxer Roberto Duran when he shot "Rocky II?"Well, he did ... and according to Sly -- Duran took him to school. Sly brought… READ MORE >

- 267 days ago

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