1. Sylvester Stallone's father was from Italy and Mother was a Russian.
  2. His trademark lazy eyes & slurred speech are the result of paralysis in the left side of his face caused by birth complications.
  3. Sylvester Stallone started his acting career as a porn star in a soft core porn movie called, The Party at Kitty and Stud's.
  4. He has been married three times & has five children.
  5. He does oil painting in his spare time.
  6. He considers Leonardo Da Vinci his personal hero.
  7. Philadelphia Museum of Art has steps named as Rocky Steps.
  8. Stallone is the CEO of his nutritional supplement company called Instone Nutrition.
  9. The fight between Muhammad Ali & Chuck Wepner on 1978 March 24 was the real inspiration for Sylvester Stallone for writing Rocky's script.