Occupation:Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
Birthday:July 6, 1946
Sylvester Stallone is an American actor, screenwriter, producer and director raised primarily in Washington, DC. Early in his career, Stallone appeared in minor roles in films such as No Place to Hide, Bananas, Klute, and The Prisoner of Second Avenue. His career changed dramatically with the release of Rocky in 1976, a film Stallone both wrote and starred in. He earned Academy Award nominations as both actor and screenwriter for Rocky, which won the Oscar for Best Picture and launched one of the iconic Hollywood franchises of the past several decades. Stallone is widely regarded as one of Hollywood's most accomplished multi-hyphenate stars.