Can you believe Sylvester Stallone first became a Hollywood knockout all the way back in 1976? We certainly can't!
In honor of the 69-year-old actor receiving a 2016 Oscar nomination for his supporting role in the Rocky spin-off sequel Creed, we're taking a look back at the original cast of Rocky from 40 years ago!
Click through the gallery below to see the film's cast then and now.
After his lead role in Rocky, Sylvester, 70, went on to have a long and successful acting career appearing in 1993's Cliffhanger, The Expendables franchise and five more Rocky films. He most recently reprised his role as Rocky in the 2015 movie, Creed.