Best known for his acting, writing, and directing, Sylvester Stallone is best known for his role as Rocky Balboa in Rocky (1976) a movie which earned him his first Golden Globe nominations for not just his performance, but also his screenplay. He was also the writer/director of the four sequels to Rocky and reprised the role for the spinoff film Creed (2015). He has also gone on to star as John Rambo in the First Blood/Rambo (1982, 1985, 1988, 2008) and as Barney Ross in The Expendables (2010, 2012, 2014) series of films, all of which he has written or co-written every film). His other film credits include Paradise Alley (1978), Cliffhanger (1993), Judge Dredd (1995), and Zookeeper (2011). He was again nominated for his role as Rocky Balboa in Creed (2015).