Peter O'Brian was plucked off the streets of Jakarta, mistaken by an Indonesian film producer as Sylvester Stalone.
O'Brian went on to star in a rip-off of Rambo and was catapulted to fame.
Over the next decade, he starred in eight feature films and became one of the biggest stars in Indonesia.
O'Brian stars in Operation: Rambu!, one of eight Loading Docs short documentaries available online from Thursday, August 29.
The Kiwi actor spoke to The AM Show.
Watch the video.