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Also Known As: Died:
Born: January 14, 1948 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Profession: actor, director, football player

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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.

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.

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CAST: (feature film)

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 Comebacks, The (2007)
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 Alien Siege (2005)
5.
 Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights (2002) Voice Of Gnc Guy
6.
 Little Nicky (2000) Chubbs
8.
 Assault on Devil's Island (1997) Roy Brown
9.
  (1996) Chubbs
10.
 In the Heat of the Night: By Duty Bound (1995) Chief Hampton Forbes
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Milestones close milestones

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Played football with the Oakland Raiders and then the British Colombian Lions
1976:
Gained attention as actor playing Apollo Creed in "Rocky"
1985:
Formed production company, Stormy Weather Productions

Education

San Diego State University: San Diego , California - 1968

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