Why Famous: Well known for his Hollywood action roles.
Two notable characters he has portrayed are the boxer Rocky Balboa and soldier John Rambo.
- 1985-12-15 Actor Sylvester Stallone (39) weds "Rocky IV" actress Brigitte Nielsen (22) in Beverly Hills, California
- 1997-05-17 Actor Sylvester Stallone weds actress Jennifer Flavin in London
- 1976-11-21 "Rocky" directed by John G. Avildsen and starring Sylvester Stallone premieres in New York (Best Picture 1977)
- 1986-03-13 12th People's Choice Awards: Sylvester Stallone & Meryl Streep win (Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby, Linda Evans win (TV)
- 2006-08-08 Actor Sylvester Stallone and former heavyweight boxing contender Chuck Wepner settle lawsuit out of court for an undisclosed sum; Wepner claims he was the inspiration for the "Rocky" movies