The great legend of Hollywood Sylvester Stallone has a great film career that spans almost five decades in which he has not only acted in a large number of films, but has also given rise to some of the most successful franchises in cinema, such as rocky or Rambo.
Although most of his career has been limited to being the tough guy in action movies, now Stallone admits he’s become something of a father figure to younger actors on the shooting set.
And while he may not enjoy it all that much, he seems to appreciate the experience he’s gained over the years. age. Aging, according to the own actorhas added a kind of gravitas to her performance that she could never have brought in her early days, so she has no regrets about her career choices.
However, yes there seems to be a huge regret that Sylvester Stallone still harbors about his choices and that continues to haunt him even today.
Sylvester Stallone’s Big Regret
In an interview conducted for Esquire magazine in 2021, the Rambo star explained that when he was younger he took a lot of things for granted thinking there would always be time to catch up on them later.
What he didn’t realize at the time, he said, is that even if you have time left, the people around you may notbecause age spares no one. And this is what the biggest missed opportunity of his life taught him.
“There’s a piece of paper on my wall that says something like ‘Dear Mr. Stallone, I want to congratulate you on your Academy Award nominations for Rocky. Signed Charlie Chaplin.’ I never met Charlie Chaplin.
I was really stupid at the time. I was young and I thought: ‘There will be time for that later.’ But six months later, he was dead. It is one of my biggest regrets in life, not having seized that moment“said the actor Rocky.
Sylvester Stallone commented that he learned his lesson and as a result, even now, decades later, he tries not to waste any more time, neither his own nor that of the people around him. And it is that, as the saying goes, “do not leave for tomorrow what you can do today”.