Sylvester Stallone (Sylvester Stallone), the full name of Sylvester Gardentsio Stallone (Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone), born July 6, 1946 in New York (USA) in a family of Italian immigrants.
Stallone attended school in a suburb of Philadelphia, then two years -. at the American college in Geneva (Switzerland)
Back in the States, Stallone entered the department of dramatic Arts at the University of Miami, but not graduated from university, he moved to New York to begin an acting career .
After a dozen unsuccessful castings, Stallone starred in the film polupornograficheskom “Italian Stallion”. At the same time he started writing scripts.
The first major film role played by the actor in 1974 in the film “The Lords of Flatbush” (The Lord`s of Flatbush), removed, including, and in his scenario.
The real success came to Stallone in 1976 with the movie “Rocky” (Rocky), where he had written the script, he acted as a kind, honest and hard-working guy, achieves convincing victories in the boxing ring. Popularity picture of the audience, critics and fellow film (the award “Oscar” for the film and the director, the nomination Stallone as a writer and actor) contributed to the fact that he played a dramatic role of a trade union leader in the film “Fist” (The FIST, 1978), including the same year he made his debut as a director in the musical drama “Bar” Paradise Alley “(Paradise Alley, 1978), and later staged the musical” Lost “(Staying alive, 1983).
as directed by Stallone took enjoyed great box office success three series “Rocky” in 1979, 1982 and 1985, in 1990, John G. Avildsen, director of the first film, shot “Rocky 5″.
in 2006, Stallone returned to the theme of Rocky and took thriller “Rocky Balboa” (Rocky Balboa) in 2016 for a supporting role in the movie “The Creed Legacy Rocky”. (Creed, 2015), he got his first “Golden globe”, as well as an Academy award nomination in 2016
No less a triumph brought Stallone picture of Superman lone Rambo – “First blood” (First blood, 1982), “Rambo II” (Rambo II, 1986), “Rambo III” (Rambo III, 1988). In 2007, Stallone took the final part -. “Rambo IV” (Rambo IV)
The actor has also continued to star in action films – “Nighthawks” (Nighthawks, 1981), “The Cobra” (Cobra, 1986) “Lockdown” (Lock Up), “Tango and Cash” (Tango & amp; Cash, 1989), “Cliffhanger” (Cliffhanger, 1993), “The specialist” (The specialist, 1994) and others. Despite the failure at the box office, not without interest, and his attempts to work in the comedy genre in the film “Oscar” (Oscar, 1991) and “Stop, and then my mom will shoot” (Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot, 1992). He also played the role of Toymekera in comedy franchise “Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over” (3D: Game Over, 2003).
In the 2000s, Stallone starred in the action films “Get Carter” (Get Carter , 2000), “Detoxification” (D-Tox, 2001), “The angel of vengeance” (Avenging Angelo, 2002), “escape plan” (escape Plan, 2010), “Irresistible” (2012) and others.
He also starred in the sports film “rider” (Driven, 2001) and “Grudge Match” (Grudge Match, 2013)
in 2010 came Stallone project -. thriller “The Expendables” (The Expendables) in which he has directed and starred in the title role. In the film, attended by well-known Hollywood actors Jason Statham, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
In the sequel to “The Expendables 2″ (Expendables 2, 2012) and trikvele “The Expendables 3″ (Expendables 3) Stallone played as a writer and performer of the title role.
He also wrote the screenplays for the films “Hell’s kitchen” (1978), “Fist” (1978), “Rhinestone” (1984), “The Cobra” (1986 ), “Struggling” (1987), “Cliffhanger” (1993), “Racer” (2001), “On” (2009). “Creed Legacy Rocky” (2015), etc. In the painting “The Last frontier” (Homefront, 2013) in addition to writing the script Stallone was the operator
Stallone produced their own picture, “Lost”, “Racer”, “to”, “Creed Legacy Rocky”..
Cinematography creativity Sylvester Stallone was marked by prestigious awards. He is the winner of the “Jupiter” (1982), “Cesar” (1992), the “Golden Camera” (2004), “Golden Globe” (2016) and others.
In 1984, on the Walk of Fame Hollywood appeared his “star”.
In 2011, Stallone has announced the launch of his own line of clothing, eyewear and fragrances.
Stallone is interested in painting and sculpture. Exhibitions of his paintings were on the contemporary art fair Art Basel in Switzerland, at the Museum of Fine Arts named after AS Pushkin in Moscow, at the Museum of Modern Art in Nice, France
Stallone married his third marriage to model and actress Jennifer Flavin, has three daughters -. Sophia (born in 1996), Sistina (born in 1998) and Scarlet (born in 2002). His first wife was actress Sasha Zack, the second – the actress Brigitte Nielsen. His son from his first marriage Sage (born 1976) – actor, director and film producer, died in 2012. The second son from his marriage to Sasha Zack – Sergio (born in 1979) was diagnosed with autism
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