Carl Weathers

Actor, Director, Football player
Strapping black actor who graduated from the gridiron to the screen, first gaining prominence as the showboating heavyweight champ in "Rocky" (1976). Weathers has since featured in a number of action films and landed ... Read more »
Born: 01/13/1948 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Filmography

Actor (49)

Toy Story Of Terror! 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Voice

Regular Show 2011 (Tv Show)

Voice

Brothers 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Psych 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

ER 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Comebacks 2007 (Movie)

Freddie Wiseman (Actor)

The Sasquatch Gang 2007 (Movie)

Dr Artemis Snodgrass (Actor)

The Shield 2003, 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Alien Siege 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights 2002 (Movie)

Voice of GNC Guy (Actor)

AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Chicken Soup For the Soul 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Little Nicky 2000 (Movie)

Chubbs (Actor)

Shadow Warriors 2 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Happy Gilmore 1996 (Movie)

Chubbs (Actor)

The Making of Adam Sandler's Video 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

In the Heat of the Night: A Matter of Justice 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

In the Heat of the Night 1993 - 1994 (Tv Show)

Actor

Street Justice 1991 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Hurricane Smith 1992 (Movie)

Billy Smith (Actor)

Sunday Night With Larry King 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Tour of Duty 1987 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

All-Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Action Jackson 1988 (Movie)

Jericho "Action" Jackson (Actor)

Golden Globe Awards 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Predator 1987 (Movie)

Dillon (Actor)

The Defiant Ones 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Rocky IV 1985 (Movie)

Apollo Creed (Actor)

Rocky III 1982 (Movie)

Apollo Creed (Actor)

Death Hunt 1980 (Movie)

Sundog (Actor)

Rocky II 1979 (Movie)

Apollo Creed (Actor)

Force 10 From Navarone 1978 (Movie)

Sergeant Walter Weaver (Actor)

The Bermuda Depths 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Close Encounters of the Third Kind 1977 (Movie)

Military Policeman (Actor)

Semi-Tough 1977 (Movie)

Dreamer Tatum (Actor)

The Bermuda Depths 1977 (Movie)

(Actor)

Rocky 1976 (Movie)

Apollo Creed (Actor)

Friday Foster 1975 (Movie)

Yarbro (Actor)

Bucktown 1974 (Movie)

Hambone (Actor)

Assault on Devil's Island (TV Show)

Actor

Braker (TV Show)

Actor

Dangerous Passion (TV Show)

Actor

Fortune Dane (TV Show)

Actor

Good Times (TV Show)

Actor

The Hostage Heart (TV Show)

Actor

Tom Clancy's Op Center (TV Show)

Actor
Director (4)

For the People 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

Sheena 1993 - 1994, 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

Silk Stalkings 1991 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

Strong Medicine 2001 (Tv Show)

Director

Biography

Strapping black actor who graduated from the gridiron to the screen, first gaining prominence as the showboating heavyweight champ in "Rocky" (1976). Weathers has since featured in a number of action films and landed his first starring role in the chaotic demolition derby, "Action Jackson" (1988). He has also found a second career helming episodes of numerous TV dramas.

EDUCATION

San Diego State University

San Diego , California 1968
attended on football scholarship

Milestones

1985

Formed production company, Stormy Weather Productions

1976

Gained attention as actor playing Apollo Creed in "Rocky"

Played football with the Oakland Raiders and then the British Colombian Lions

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