Who does not know Sylvester Stallone? He is a world-famous actor, filmmaker, and writer of Hollywood. But not many know about his first wife and mother of his two children, Sasha Czack. Here we shall highlight the life of Sasha and talk about her relationship and married life with Sylvester.
- 1 Sasha Czack’s birth, age, and life before the fame
- 2 Sasha Czack’s brief career in Hollywood
- 3 Sasha Czack marriage to Sylvester, son, and divorce
- 4 Sasha’s career after marriage
- 5 Her second marriage and divorce
- 6 Sasha Czack personal tragedy- son’s death
- 7 Sasha Czack blames painkillers for Sage’s death
Sasha Czack’s birth, age, and life before the fame
If we go down memory lane and dig into the life of Sasha before her fame, we note that she was born on 17 July 1950 as Alexandra Jane Czack in Chester, Pennsylvania, the USA. Her current age is 68. Information about her family, parents, and siblings is not found. She had a bend and liking for acting right from her young days. She is an American with Caucasian ethnicity.
After her high school graduation, Sasha joined the University of Notre Dame du Lac, the USA. She holds a degree in Media Studies from this University.
Sasha Czack’s brief career in Hollywood
Sasha started looking for jobs and work after her graduation from the University. She was basically interested in acting in TV and films. She was cast in the CBS Network’s soap opera called Love of Life. She did few other roles in both TV and films when she met Sylvester.
She got the lead role to play in 1972’s American drama film named Play it as it Lays which was directed by Frank Perry. But unfortunately, she was held back by her fiancé Sylvester who said that he needed her help in typing screenplays.
Sasha Czack marriage to Sylvester, son, and divorce
Sylvester soon started getting popular with his roles in films and in 1974 the couple married. The marriage took place on 28 December 1974 and it gathered a lot of media attention at that time. It was a great celebrity affair and soon after the marriage, the couple moved to California.
On 5 May 1976, the couple’s first son was born and they named him Sage Moonblood. Their second child son Seargeoh was born in 1979. However, it was later revealed when he was a toddler that the child is suffering from autism. Sasha became deeply involved with the care of this child and also took active participation in the activities of The Autistic Foundation in the US.
After 11 years of togetherness and happiness, the couple decided to separate and divorced on 14 February 1985. Sylvester paid Sasha $ 12 million at that time and the divorce also led to strained relations between father Stallone and Sage. These relations later improved a bit when they worked together on some films.
Sasha’s career after marriage
Sasha is also a talented photographer and she worked on her son Sage’s debut directorial project called Vic (2006). She portrayed the role of Lily in this movie. She also worked as a photographer on this film. She was also the director and writer of the short film of 1996 called ‘Long Lost Love’. She was the lead still photographer of the film Rocky which was Sylvester’s blockbuster movie which had won 3 Oscars. This film also made a superstar of Stallone.
Her second marriage and divorce
Sasha met Rick Ash during the making of the film Long Lost Love. She married him in the year 1997 but this marriage was also a brief one and the two divorced though the exact date and year of divorce are not known. There were no children from this relationship.
Sasha Czack personal tragedy- son’s death
Sasha had this backdrop of unhappiness due to her second son’s autistic problem. She was just about getting some happiness in her life when her son Sage entered the film industry and started directing movies. But this happiness was also short-lived.
Sage died in 2012 due to a probable drug overdose or heart ailment. The death of Sage has brought Sasha and Sylvester closer and Sylvester now takes part in the upbringing of his autistic child.
Sasha has not remarried and is currently single and taking care of Seargeoh. She is said to have a net worth of $ 10 million.
Sasha Czack blames painkillers for Sage’s death
Sasha finally opened up about the death of her son Sage. She blamed the painkillers he was taking after having 5 of his tooth removed 2 weeks before his death.
“I told him not to do that. I’ve heard about people dying having multiple procedures done to your mouth. Do not have more than one tooth [pulled].”
Reference: (Wikipedia.org, people.com, dailytelegraph.com.au)