Carl Weathers, ‘Apollo Creed’ from the ‘Rocky’ franchise, dies at 76

Carl Weathers, ‘Apollo Creed’ from the ‘Rocky’ franchise, dies at 76
Carl Weathers, ‘Apollo Creed’ from the ‘Rocky’ franchise, dies at 76
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Reproduction / X @starwarsCarl Weathers passed away at age 76

Carl Weathersthe eternal Apollo Creed of the franchise “Rocky”, died at the age of 76 this Thursday, the 1st, while sleeping. The announcement was made by the star’s family. “Through his work in films, television, arts and sports, he left an incredible legacy recognized by everyone, spanning generations. He was a loving brother, father, grandfather, companion and friend”, says the note. Weathers was born on January 14, 1948, in New Orleansus U.S. He began his career in the spotlight in the professional league of NFLbefore acting in more than 75 film series.

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His most recent work was in the series “The Madalorian”, from Disney+, in which he appeared for nine episodes. The series is derived from the franchise “Star Wars”. In addition to Rocky, he was also famous for acting alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in the movie “The predator”. On X (formerly Twitter), Schwarzenegger mourned his friend’s death. “Carl Weathers will always be a legend. An extraordinary athlete, a fantastic actor and a great person. We couldn’t have made Predator without him. And we certainly wouldn’t have had as much fun making the movie,” he said.

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