Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone, better known as Sylvester Stallone, is an American actor and filmmaker, who is best known for his titular roles as Rocky Balboa in the Rocky film series and John Rambo in the Rambo film series. He is also well-known for portraying Barney Ross in The Expendables franchise and Gabriel "Gabe" Walker in the 1993 action adventure film Cliffhanger. Additionally, he voiced Weaver in DreamWorks' Antz, Joe the Lion in Zookeeper, and Victor Von Ion in Ratchet & Clank.
For Disney, he guest-starred on The Muppet Show in Episode 320. He also portrayed Judge Joseph Dredd in Judge Dredd, Angelo "Snaps" Provolone in Oscar, and Stakar Ogord in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
Additionally, Stallone's roles as Rocky Balboa from the Rocky films and John Rambo from the Rambo films were spoofed by Scuttle in The Little Mermaid, Genie in Aladdin and the King of Thieves, later in the TV series, Quack Pack by Donald Duck, Timon & Pumbaa by Timon, and Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers by Dale as Ramdale. In one Aladdin episode, Iago and Abu were seen imitating his role as Rambo, while in another by Abis Mal. The Disney animators later used recordings of him as Rambo in Disney's Raw Toonage, a rooster soldier named Rambones.
He has a strange slurred voice, which is caused by his half-face paralysis.