Sylvester Stallone is another actor who made it big the 70's and 80's doing big budget action films. His first big role was in Rocky where he played Rocky Balboa an aspiring boxer who gets a shot at the title. Rocky would spawn 5 sequels all penned by Stallone. This film opened the door to many other acting opportunities. His next big movie that would launch a series of films was Rambo. He played John Rambo who was a troubled Nam vet returning home. Throughout the 90's he would do several films of varying success from Judge Dredd to Demolition Man. Recently he starred in the Expendables, which stars a great number of his friends and fellow action stars. Stallone continues to act and is famous for doing most of his own stunts. During Rocky IV he told fellow actor Dolph Lundgren to punch him in the chest as hard as he can, which landed Stallone 4 days in intensive care. He also broke his neck filming a scene in Expendables with Steve Austin. Stallone is a huge soccer fan and has appeared in a Bollywood film.