Knowledge Identifier: +Sylvester_Stallone
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1946.
Countries: United States (66%), (8%), United Kingdom (8%)
Linked to: University of Miami, The Party at Kitty and Stud's, Abraham Lincoln High School, Miami Dade College
John Rambo - He first appeared in the 1972 novel "First Blood" by David Morrell, but later became more famous as the protagonist and antihero of the film series, in which he was played by Sylvester Stallone
Ray Stevens (wrestler) - He appeared in the 1974 movie "The Wrestler" and the 1978 Sylvester Stallone movie "Paradise Alley"
Conan the Barbarian (1982 film) - Summer said they considered Charles Bronson, Sylvester Stallone, and William Smith all of whom had played tough figures, but in 1976, the two producers watched a rough cut of the bodybuilding film "Pumping Iron", and agreed Arnold Schwarzenegger was perfect for the role of Conan
Tonga Fifita - Fifita made a cameo appearance in the 1978 Sylvester Stallone movie "Paradise Alley" along with many other professional wrestlers
Gene Kiniski - In addition to his sports pursuits, Kiniski went into acting on occasion, appearing in the 1978 Sylvester Stallone movie "Paradise Alley", as well as "Double Happiness" and the made-in-Vancouver cult film "Terminal City Ricochet" , playing a bit role as a policeman
Don Leo Jonathan - Late in his career, he appeared as one of the wrestlers in the 1978 Sylvester Stallone movie "Paradise Alley"
Anthony Kiedis - Through his father Blackie, Kiedis, who worked under the stage name of Cole Dammett, landed his first acting role appearing as Sylvester Stallone's character's son in the 1978 film, "F.I.S.T."
Lindsay Wagner - Also in the 1980s, Wagner co-starred alongside Sylvester Stallone as his ex-wife in his 1981 movie "Nighthawks" and starred in two more weekly television series; "Jessie" and "A Peaceable Kingdom" , though both of these were short-lived
Keith Emerson - He carried on using it into the 1980s, the instrument dominating the 1981 film soundtrack for "Nighthawks" which starred Sylvester Stallone
Mr. T - In 1980, Mr. T was spotted by Sylvester Stallone while taking part in NBC's "America's Toughest Bouncer" competition, a segment of NBC's "Games People Play"
Jim Peterik - In 1982, Sylvester Stallone commissioned Survivor to write and perform the theme song for "Rocky III"
Dave Bickler - Survivor experienced their big breakthrough in 1982, when they were asked by Sylvester Stallone to provide the theme song for his movie "Rocky III"
Clubber Lang - "'James "Clubber" Lang"' is a fictional character created by Sylvester Stallone for the film "Rocky III", which was released in 1982
In 1984 he co-wrote and starred in the comedy film "Rhinestone" where he played a wannabe country music singer and in 1987 he starred in the drama film "Over the Top" where he played a struggling trucker who, after the death of his wife, tries to make amends with his son who he left behind years earlier
Rocky IV - "'Rocky IV"' is a 1985 American sports film written, directed by, and starring Sylvester Stallone
Fair Game (1995 film) - The film is based on Paula Gosling's novel of the same name, which was previously adapted into the 1986 Sylvester Stallone film "Cobra"
John Amos - Amos co-starred with Sylvester Stallone in the 1989 movie "Lock Up"
Mark Gastineau - Gastineau made a small cameo appearance as a prisoner in a crowd during a prison football game in the 1989 film "Lock Up" starring Sylvester Stallone
Mickey Rourke - After his retirement from boxing, Rourke did accept supporting roles in several 1990s films, including Francis Ford Coppola's adaptation of John Grisham's "The Rainmaker", Vincent Gallo's "Buffalo '66", Steve Buscemi's "Animal Factory", Sean Penn's "The Pledge", and Sylvester Stallone's remake of "Get Carter"
Linda Gray - After "Dallas", Gray starred in the 1991 comedy film "Oscar" with Sylvester Stallone and made guest appearances in British drama "Lovejoy"
In 1995, he played the futuristic character Judge Dredd in "Judge Dredd"
Panerai - The actor Sylvester Stallone spotted and bought a Panerai Luminor in a jewellers in Rome in 1995 to wear during shooting of the film "Daylight
After Stallone's request that his acting and life experiences be accepted in exchange for his remaining credits, he was granted a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree by the President of the University of Miami in 1999
James Mangold - Mangold subsequently wrote and directed "Cop Land" starring Sylvester Stallone, Robert_De_Niro, Harvey Keitel and Ray Liotta; "Girl, Interrupted", which won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 1999 for Angelina_Jolie; "Kate & Leopold", starring Meg Ryan and Hugh Jackman for which Jackman was nominated for a Golden Globe as best actor in a musical or comedy in 2001, and the 2003 thriller "Identity" which starred John Cusack
Jacques Villeneuve - Villeneuve appeared briefly in the 2001 Sylvester Stallone action movie "Driven" as a race car driver
In 2005, Stallone inducted wrestling icon Hulk Hogan, who appeared in "Rocky III" as a wrestler named Thunderlips, into the WWE Hall of Fame; Stallone was the person who offered Hogan the cameo in "Rocky III"
After a three-year hiatus from films, Stallone made a comeback in 2006 with the sixth installment of his successful Rocky series, "Rocky Balboa", which was a critical and commercial hit
Death Wish (film series) - In 2006, Sylvester Stallone announced that he would be directing and starring in his "Death Wish" remake of the 1974 classic
Death Wish (film) - In 2006, Sylvester Stallone announced that he would be directing and starring in his "Death Wish" remake of the 1974 classic
In 2007, customs officials in Australia discovered 48 vials of the synthetic human growth hormone Jintropin in his luggage
Julie Benz - Benz co-starred with Sylvester Stallone in 2008's "Rambo", the fourth film of that series
Judge Dredd (film) - Thirteen years after the release of "Judge Dredd", Sylvester Stallone discussed his feelings about the movie in an issue of "Uncut" magazine in 2008:
In 2009, Stallone expressed interest in starring in a remake of Charles Bronson's 1974 movie "Death Wish"
Liam Hemsworth - In 2009, Hemsworth was selected to act opposite Sylvester Stallone in Stallone's 2010 film, "The Expendables", but his character was written out of the script
Rambo (film series) - On February 4, 2009, Sylvester Stallone quoted, "Yeah, we are doing another Rambo, but the conflict is whether to do it in America or a foreign country
Clint Walker - In December 2009, several internet movie websites had indicated that Sylvester Stallone had or was about to make an approach to Walker to come out of retirement to play the father of John Rambo in Stallone's forthcoming film "Rambo V"
Barney Ross - Filmmaker and actor Sylvester Stallone paid tribute to Ross in his 2010 multi-star blockbuster The Expendables, about a group of mercenaries who undertake a mission to overthrow a South American dictator
Mickey Rourke - In 2010 he appeared as the main villain in the superhero movie "Iron Man 2" and had a small role in Sylvester Stallone's action film "The Expendables"
Action film - The dearth of new action heroes is a popular topic of conversation, so much so that Sylvester Stallone's "The Expendables" and "The Expendables 2" parody the aging crop of 1980s superstars
The Expendables (2010 film) - "'The Expendables"' is a 2010 American ensemble action film written by David Callaham and Sylvester Stallone, and directed by Stallone, who starred in the lead role
Charisma Carpenter - In August 2010, she had a supporting role in Sylvester Stallone's "The Expendables"
Brittany Murphy - She was set to appear in the Sylvester Stallone film, "The Expendables", which was released in August 2010
Sung Kang - In 2013, Kang appeared as Detective Taylor Kwon in Walter Hill's movie "Bullet to the Head" , opposite Sylvester Stallone
On June 24, 2014, German movie company Splendid Films confirmed that Stallone has started work on writing the screenplay for a fifth Rambo movie
The Expendables 3 - "'The Expendables 3"' is a 2014 American ensemble action film directed by Patrick Hughes, and written by Creighton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt, and Sylvester Stallone
Stallone was the recipient of the Heart of Hollywood award from the Board of Governors of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in 2016
Demolition Man (film) - In 2017, Sylvester Stallone's loan-out company filed a lawsuit against Warner Brothers over the disbursement of profits from the film
Rocky - Stallone hand-picked Derek Wayne Johnson to direct and produce a documentary on the making of the original "Rocky", currently entitled "40 Years of Rocky: The Birth of a Classic", due for release in 2019