Carl Weathers

American actor
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Carl Weathers (born January 14, 1948) is an American actor, voice actor and former professional football player. He is well known for portraying the roles of Apollo Creed in the Rocky, Al Dillon in Predator, Chubbs Peterson in Happy Gilmore and Little Nicky, and as himself on the comedy series Arrested Development.[1]

As a football player, Weathers played for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League and the B.C. Lions of the Canadian Football League. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana.[2]


  1. Arnold, Gary (June 25, 1979). "Carl Weathers of 'Rocky II,' in Search of Something Cerebral". The Washington Post. Retrieved July 22, 2017.
  2. "Carl Weathers Biography (1948–)". Retrieved July 22, 2017.

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