Sylvester Stallone: ​​"Rocky is the best thing that ever happened to me "

Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone was born on July 06, 1946 in New York City (USA), but there were complications. A forceps delivery, where his head had to be covered with tongs spoons, he wore them irreparable damage. Sylvester Stallone suffered a nervous paralysis in the face and had for that reason an additional speech impediment. This disability made it difficult to create because he was ridiculed as a child in a later episode often. Because he found no support in his family, he developed a very difficult character. By brawls and vandalism Sylvester Stallone constantly got into trouble at school, the only bright spot in this difficult time he found especially in sports. He was an avid football player and could here some success.

Sylvester Stallone: ​​"I really had a hard time. I suffered my lopsided face that I had because of a birth defect "

Sylvester Stallone also had a big dream, because he wanted to be a famous actor. He played in the theater with and felt very comfortable here, but his wish was not respected by the teachers. They advised him of an acting career from, for the coincident opinion was that he'd never make that goal with his muscle paralysis in the face. After a short visit to the University, which he left without completion, Sylvester Stallone tried now to put everything on one card, to further his acting career.

He was able to get smaller theater roles and had cameo appearances in insignificant films. But the real movie deals failed to materialize and he lived at subsistence level, which is why he had to accept even low-value-time jobs. Over time, disillusionment was spreading at Sylvester Stallone because he came with his acting career just not on. The role offers were made and no one would give him a chance. The penniless Sylvester Stallone had already sell some belongings in order to be able to afford food at all. However, when he on 24 March 1975 watched a boxing match of heavyweight champions Muhammad Ali against an unknown challenger in the television, he got the idea to an exceptional history.

Sylvester Stallone: ​​"I was at the end, I was desperate"

Immediately, he began to write a screenplay, which should act by a poor boxer. Sylvester Stallone was thereby incorporated many aspects of his own life, because just as he fought his title role for a better life and for recognition and respect. When he was finished with his manuscript, he enlisted immediately in some film producers for which were also very interested in the screenplay. They offered him a lot of money and wanted to also well-known actor for the title role commit. But Sylvester Stallone refused to surprise the producers all offers from, because his condition was that he had even played the lead role in this film. He thus was taking a very high risk, because he could drive again by this headstrong attitude all film studios.

Sylvester Stallone: ​​"You have to do everything. Not half. Everything. Because if you lose then, you know that you have given everything "

With a large dose of optimism managed Sylvester Stallone eventually, but to find a film studio, where he was allowed to play the lead role. In return his fee but was greatly shortened and linked with possible business results. Sylvester Stallone was a risk of this, the film had to be just successful and he was also dependent on the money urgently. He started very hard to train for his role, he fortified his body and prepared mentally for this movie. On November 21, 1976, the Boxfilm "Rocky" with Sylvester Stallone celebrated as a leading actor in New York premiere and the tension rose, as people would react to this film.

At the end of the show all the spectators were thrilled by Sylvester Stallone and the dedication with which he played the hero Rocky Balboa. Despite modest production costs was "Rocky" the surprise hit in theaters and developed in 1976 for commercially important strip in the film industry. But not only in America was this sports movie a success with the public, all over the world cheered the man Rocky Balboa, which rise from failure to a successful boxing champion. The film won three Oscars and Sylvester Stallone was practically overnight a celebrated star. This was the start of an extraordinary film career, exactly as it had always dreamed of Sylvester Stallone.

Sylvester Stallone always believed it, even to be a successful actor, even though many skeptics he advised against because of his facial paralysis it. But his face was spoiled at a later date to a distinctive hallmark of him and with his invented character "Rocky" he managed to rise to a true film legend.

Sylvester Stallone: ​​"You may simply not be afraid. I'm not a classic beauty, but somehow it works. Rocky is the best thing that ever happened to me "