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Carl Weathers

1948 - 2024

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Carl Weathers (January 14, 1948 – February 2, 2024) was an American actor, director and gridiron football linebacker. His roles included boxer Apollo Creed in the first four Rocky films (1976–1985), Colonel Al Dillon in Predator (1987), Chubbs Peterson in Happy Gilmore (1996), and Combat Carl in the Toy Story franchise. He also portrayed Det. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Weathers has received more than 11,342,190 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Carl Weathers is the 514th most popular actor (up from 540th in 2019), the 963rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,002nd in 2019) and the 262nd most popular American Actor.

Carl Weathers is most famous for his role as Apollo Creed in the Rocky movies.

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  • 62.38

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  • 35

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  • 5.17

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  • 3.43

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Among actors, Carl Weathers ranks 514 out of 9,996Before him are Ali MacGraw, Pierre Brice, Scott Glenn, Robert Carlyle, Shelley Winters, and Jennifer Jones. After him are Mel Ferrer, Gert Fröbe, Horst Buchholz, Mark Wahlberg, Michel Galabru, and Cillian Murphy.

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Among people born in 1948, Carl Weathers ranks 49Before him are Jerzy Kukuczka, Tony Iommi, Grace Jones, Elizabeth Blackburn, Rudolf Schenker, and Bernard-Henri Lévy. After him are Ian McEwan, Brian Eno, Sven-Göran Eriksson, Ian Paice, Powers Boothe, and Patrizia Reggiani. Among people deceased in 2024, Carl Weathers ranks 8Before him are Mário Zagallo, Sebastián Piñera, Arno Allan Penzias, Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, Frank Farian, and Niklaus Wirth. After him are Luigi Riva, Johan Galtung, Kurt Hamrin, Hage Geingob, Alexei Navalny, and Andreas Brehme.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Carl Weathers ranks 963 out of 18,182Before him are James M. Buchanan (1919), Shelley Winters (1920), Jennifer Jones (1919), Richard Rorty (1931), Daniel Dennett (1942), and Murray Rothbard (1926). After him are Mel Ferrer (1917), Mark Wahlberg (1971), Judith Butler (1956), Joel Schumacher (1939), Jeffrey Dahmer (1960), and Richard E. Byrd (1888).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Carl Weathers ranks 262Before him are Louise Fletcher (1934), Forest Whitaker (1961), Ali MacGraw (1939), Scott Glenn (1939), Shelley Winters (1920), and Jennifer Jones (1919). After him are Mel Ferrer (1917), Mark Wahlberg (1971), Gena Rowlands (1930), Winona Ryder (1971), Elliott Gould (1938), and Richard Dreyfuss (1947).

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