Sylvester Stallone is known for old movies like: Rocky and Rambo. But his newest movies (Escape Plan and Expendables) are equally known. This actor has an interesting life. Now, he is rich and famous, but it wasn’t always like this. Because of his interesting life, there are many interesting facts about this actor.
• Sylvester Stallone did porn. Back in the 70s, he appeared in a soft-core porn. After his movie Rocky, the porn movie was released again, under the different name (The Italian Stallion).
• He always wanted to be a hero. So, he wore a superhero costume under his school uniform. He also tried to fly (jumped from a window).
• Sylvester Stallone was bullied at school, so he wanted to start bodybuilding, but it was expensive. He started moving large car parts on local junkyard. It was very effective.
• Sylvester Stallone was expelled from 14 schools. Luckily, his mother managed to sign him to a US college. But this college was in Switzerland.
• Before he become famous, Sylvester Stallone had many interesting jobs. He worked as a hairdresser and cleaned the lion cage in the Zoo.
• When Sylvester Stallone wrote the script for the Rocky, producers Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler, wanted to give him $350.000, but someone else would be in the main role. Stallone had a pregnant wife and just $100 in a bank. He refused his proposal, until producers accepted him as the main actor.
• Rambo III is one of the most violent movies. It presents 108 deaths and 221 acts of violence.
• Stallone launched a magazine in 2005. It was full with health tips and interviews.