Sylvester Stallone stands 5 feet 9 inches in height. Often called as “Sly Stallone”, Sly was born as Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone on July 6, 1946 in New York City. He works as an American movie actor, director, producer and screenwriter. He is one of the most popular and highest paid Hollywood action starts of all time. He usually plays the role of an underdog hero and is best known for his portrayal of the famous boxer Rocky Balboa in 1976 and Vietnam War veteran John Rambo in 1982. Known for his enthusiasm in doing most of his own action stunts, Stallone had suffered several injuries including his neck injury during a fight scene with actor Steve Austin in The Expendables. While attempting to widen his expertise in filming comedies and drama, his greatest box office success still continues in action films.