Ten fun facts about Sylvester Stallone


Fact 1
Stallone is well known for his Hollywood action roles.

Fact 2
Two notable characters he has portrayed are the boxer Rocky Balboa and soldier John Rambo.

Fact 3
Stallone's film Rocky was inducted into the National Film Registry as well as having its film props placed in the Smithsonian Museum.


Fact 4
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.

Fact 5
Philadelphia has a statue of his Rocky character placed permanently near the museum.

Fact 6
He has been nominated for two Academy Awards for Rocky, Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor.

Fact 7
He is the third man in history to receive these two nominations for the same film, after Charles Chaplin and Orson Welles.

Fact 8
His younger brother is actor and musician Frank Stallone.

Fact 9
Stallone had his first starring role in the soft core pornography feature film The Party at Kitty and Stud's (1970). He was paid $200 for two days' work.

Fact 10
Stallone also starred in the erotic off-Broadway stage play Score which ran for 23 performances at the Martinique Theatre.


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