Actor, writer and director – it would seem that Sylvester Stallone is associated with Hollywood since time immemorial. His films live long, and their universal appeal makes them enjoy the next generation. After all these years, Stallone gave us some gems, including Rocky and Rambo.
Many facts about the movie and Stallone’s private life is well known. However, there is still some information which only the biggest fans of the actor know. Let’s find out a few of these Sylvester Stallone facts that may surprise you.
Stallone was born in New York on 6 July 1946. His birth was difficult, and forceps used during childbirth accidentally damaged the nerve, leaving a fragment of a child’s face paralyzed. It was this actor owes its “falling face” and a typical speech.
2. Has ADHD
Stallone was a very troublesome teenager, he suffered from ADHD. His mother said that her son was kicked out of the seventeen schools! Fortunately, this story had a happy ending, and youthful rebellion actor successfully made his career in the Hollywood.
3. His mother was a wrestler
Few know this, the mother of Sylvester Stallone was a wrestler, as well as a promoter of the industry. It’s ironic that her son played later a similar and one of the most memorable roles in the film history – the boxer Rocky.
4. He worked in a beauty salon
You know that Stallone in films portrayed as the biggest tough guy, right? But did you know that when he was a teenager his mother told him to work in a beauty salon owned by a relative.
5. Opponent of weapons
Although in his films like Rambo and Expendables, weapons were one of the main attributes in the movie. However, the actor is an avid opponent of weapons in real life.