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In honor of the star's 68th birthday, we celebrate some of the weirdest names he's ever written for films.
Hollywood heavyweight Sylvester Stallone turns 68 today, June 6, and he still looks like he could kill anyone he wanted with one hand tied behind is back - and his other hand inside a hungry crocodile.
What some may not know is that Stallone has had a prolific career as a screenwriter in addition to his acting career. He got nominated for his script for Rocky in 1976 right alongside his Best Actor nomination. He's also written all the Rambo films – including the acclaimed one, First Blood – and all of his Expendable films, not to mention several others.
One common thread that Stallone loves is giving his characters some crazy names. In celebration of the beloved action star's 68th birthday, let's take a look at some of the bonkers names he's given characters in his films.
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Feature Nicholas Higton 14 Jan 2014 - 06:37
Action star, writer and director Sylvester Stallone gave an evening of anecdotes at the London Palladium on Saturday. Here's what went on...
Sylvester Stallone was on fine form as he entertained a near capacity crowd at London’s famous Palladium theatre last Saturday night. The evening was compèred by an excellent Jonathan Ross (here far removed from his usual television interview persona), who talked with Mr Stallone over the remarkable highs and lows of his film career to date.
Stallone spoke about his way into the acting world, performing in Death Of A Salesman while teaching physical education at a boarding school in Switzerland. Sly even sang a short duet with Jonathon Ross from the main theme of Paradise Alley, written by brother Frank Stallone, and impressed the audience with a quotation from Shakespeare’s Comedy Of Errors.
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