Action superstar Sylvester Stallone has uploaded a special picture on his official Instagram account and revealed his admiration for the legendary bodybuilder, Steve Reeves, by painting his famous mandatory pose.
Stephen Lester Reeves was an American professional bodybuilder, actor. He gained his fame in the mid-1950s as a movie star in Italian-made peplum films. He was playing the hero as muscular characters such as Hercules, Goliath, and Sandokan.
Sly showed off his little-known painting talent and posed in front of the painting he did. In the caption, the 73-year-old actor stated that he first saw him in the 1959 Hercules Unchained movie when he was 12, and it changed the course of his life.
Here’s what Sylvester Stallone wrote:
“A painting I did of the legendary Steve Reeves. He played in the Hercules movies. When I saw him in Hercules Unchained when I was 12 years, It changed the course of my life.”
A fan named scap13 asked:
“How long have you been painting?”
Sly replied to him:
“My whole life.”
Another fan named stallonesgirl said:
“You’re the best! I love you, keep inspiring me in drawing❤️”
See the Instagram post below.