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"Be peace."

Carl Weathers (January 14, 1948 – February 1, 2024) was an American actor, director, and professional football linebacker.

Prior to his acting career, he played Collegiate American Football at San Diego State, in the National Football League with the Oakland Raiders, and in the Canadian Football League with the B.C. Lions.

His best-known roles are boxing champion Apollo Creed in the Rocky films, CIA operative Al Dillon in Predator, Jericho "Action" Jackson in Action Jackson, retired professional golf player Chubbs Peterson in Happy Gilmore and a fictionalized version of himself in Arrested Development. He voiced Omnitraxus on Star vs. the Forces of Evil and also played Greef Karga in Star Wars: The Mandalorian, two episodes of which he also directed.

He passed away on February 1, 2024. According to his family, he died "peacefully in his sleep."

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  • James Brown: "Living in America" (1985) as Apollo Creed

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