American actor, film director, screenwriter, producer, and playwright. New York City, New York, U. Stallone’s film Rocky was handelszeiten forex sylvester stallone movies into the National Film Registry, and had its props placed in the Smithsonian Museum.
In 1977, Stallone was nominated for two Academy Awards for Rocky, Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor. Stallone later explained that he had done the film out of desperation after being evicted from his apartment and finding himself homeless for several days. Stallone also starred in the erotic off-Broadway stage play Score which ran for 23 performances at the Martinique Theatre from October 28 to November 15, 1971 and was later made into the 1974 film Score by Radley Metzger. In 1972, Stallone appeared in the film No Place to Hide, which was re-cut and retitled Rebel, the second version featuring Stallone as its star. After the style of Woody Allen’s What’s Up, Tiger Lily? Stallone refused to sell unless he played the lead character and eventually, after a substantial budget cut to compromise, it was agreed he could be the star. Rocky was nominated for ten Academy Awards, including Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay nominations for Stallone.
Following the success of Rocky, Stallone made his directorial debut and starred in the 1978 film Paradise Alley, a family drama in which he played one of three brothers who enter the world of wrestling. That same year he starred in Norman Jewison’s F. In 1981 he starred alongside Michael Caine in Escape to Victory, a sports drama in which he plays a prisoner of war involved in a Nazi propaganda soccer game. During this time period, Stallone cultivated a strong overseas following. He also attempted, albeit unsuccessfully, roles in different genres. In 1984 he co-wrote and starred alongside Dolly Parton in the comedy film Rhinestone where he played a wannabe country music singer. Stallone’s 1990s began with starring in the fifth installment of the Rocky franchise, Rocky V.
This film brought back the original film’s director John G. It was considered a box office disappointment. In 1996, he starred in the disaster film Daylight. Following his breakthrough performance in Rocky, critic Roger Ebert had stated that Stallone could become the next Marlon Brando, though he barely recaptured the critical acclaim achieved with Rocky.
1971 British Michael Caine film of the same name—but the film was poorly received by both critics and audiences. Stallone also had a cameo appearance in the 2003 French film Taxi 3 as a passenger. In 2005, he was the co-presenter, alongside Sugar Ray Leonard, of the NBC Reality television boxing series The Contender. That same year he also made a guest appearance in two episodes of the television series Las Vegas. After a three-year hiatus from films, Stallone had a comeback in 2006 with the sixth installment of his successful Rocky series, Rocky Balboa, which was a critical and commercial hit.