Sylvester Stallone & Dolph Lundgren "Ivan Drago" Signed ROCKY IV 16x20 Photo
Sylvester Stallone has established worldwide recognition as an actor, writer and director since he played the title role in his own screenplay of Rocky, which won the Academy Award in 1976 for Best Picture. Rocky grew to a franchise of five sequels and in 2006 Stallone concluded the series with Rocky Balboa, a critical and audience success which resolutely confirmed both Stallone and Rocky as iconic cultural symbols. In more recent times, Stallone wrote, directed and starred in Rambo, which continued the saga of Vietnam vet John Rambo twenty five years after the debut of Rambo: First Blood. Stallone then released his a most ambitious project , the action thriller The Expendables, which he has wrote, directed and starred in. This makes Sylvester Stallone the only actor to open a Number One Film across Five Decades.
Dolph Lundgren is a Swedish actor, director, and martial artist. He belongs to a generation of film actors who epitomize the action hero stereotype, alongside Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Steven Seagal, and Jean-Claude Van Damme. Lundgren's breakthrough came when he starred in rocky IV as the imposing Russian boxer Ivan Drago. Since then, he has starred in more than 40 movies, almost all of them in the action genre. He portrayed He-Man in the 1987 fantasy/science fiction film Masters of the Universe, and Frank Castle in the 1989 film The Punisher. In 2010 Lundgren was in The Expendables which also included an on-screen reunion with Sylvester Stallone.
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