CARL WEATHERS BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
Carl Weathers was born on January 14th, 1948 in New Orleans, Louisiana. After excelling in football in high school he enrolled at San Diego State and played college football and later went on to play for the Oakland Raiders. In 1974 he decided it was time to retire from playing professional football and began embarking on a new career as an actor.
Some of his earlier career roles were in such films as, "Friday Foster" (1975) and "Bucktown" (1975). It was just a matter of time before Hollywood began to take notice of him and he was cast in the film, "Rocky" (1976) starring Sylvester Stallone, playing Apollo Creed for which he later on repeated the role in three other "Rocky" films.
As his career progressed he continued to grace the big screen with roles in such features as, "Predator' (1987), "Action Jackson" (1988) and four of the "In the Heat of the Night" series on television in 1988.
Some of his more recent roles have been in, "Happy Gilmore" (1996), "Assault on Death Mountain" (1999) and the television series, "Cubed" (2009), "Brothers" (2009), "Chadam" (2010), "Psych" (2010) and "Regular Show" (2011).
Along with working as an actor and having a professional football career he is also a member of the Big Brothers Association and works with the United States Olympics Committee handling various athletes careers.
Carl has married three times throughout his lifetime. His first wife was Mary Ann Castle whom he wed in 1973 and after having two children this marriage came to an end in 1983. He then married Rhona Unsell in 1984 however this marriage did not last either. His third wife was Jennifer Peterson whom he wed in 2007 and two years later this marriage also came to an end. He has not re-married and only has two biological children.
2011 Regular Show
2008 Phoo Action
2007 The Comebacks
2003-2007 The Shield
2006 The Sasquatch Gang
2005 Alien Siege
2005 Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction
2004 Balto III: Wings of Change
2002 Eight Crazy Nights
1999 Assault on Death Mountain
1999 Elevator Seeking
1997 Assault on Devil's Island
1996 Happy Gilmore
1995 In the Heat of the Night: Grow Old Along with Me
1995 OP Center
1993-1995 In the Heat of the Night
1995 In the Heat of the Night: By Duty Bound
1994 In the Heat of the Night: Who Was Geli Bendl?
1994 In the Heat of the Night: A Matter of Justice
1994 In the Heat of the Night: Give Me Your Life
1991-1993 Street Justice
1992 Hurricane Smith
1989-1990 Tour of Duty
1990 Dangerous Passion
1988 Action Jackson
1986 Fortune Dane
1986 The Defiant One
1985 Rocky IV
1982 Rocky III
1981 Death Hunt
1979 Rocky II
1978 Force 10 from Navarone
1978 The Bermuda Depths
1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind
1977 The Hostage Heart
1977 Tales of the Unexpected
1977 The Streets of San Francisco
1976 Barnaby Jones
1976 Starsky and Hutch
1976 The Four Deuces
1975 Friday Foster
1975 The Six Million Dollar Man
1975 Kung Fu
1975 Good Times