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Sage Stallone, Son of Sylvester Stallone, Found Dead

Albert L. Ortega/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Sage Stallone, son of Sylvester Stallone, has died.

The 36-year-old actor and director was found dead in his Los Angeles-area apartment on Friday, according to KABC-TV.  The cause of death is unknown.

Silvester Stallone's publicist Michelle Bega said in a statement that the actor and director is "devastated and grief-stricken over the sudden loss of his son."

Sage Stallone is the child of Sylvester Stallone and his first wife, actress Sasha Czack, to whom he was married from 1974 to 1985.  He made his acting debut in 1990's Rocky V, playing Rocky Balboa's son.  He acted occasionally after that, and also wrote and directed short films.

Braunstein said funeral arrangements are being made.

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