Before They Were Stars: Sylvester Stallone Mugs Jack Lemmon

Sylvester Stallone being chased down and beaten up by Jack Lemmon?! That sounds like a pretty silly scenario, but this scene did take place before Stallone became an action hero. In 1975, Stallone had a small role in The Prisoner of Second Avenue, a screen adaptation of Neil Simon’s Tony Award-nominated Broadway play. His part consists of mugging Jack Lemmon and stealing his wallet before he is chased down.

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