Carl Weathers Biography (1948-)

Born January 14, 1948, in New Orleans, LA; married Maryann Castle, 1973 (divorced); children: Matthew, Jason. Addresses: Agent: David Shapira and Associates, 15301 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91403-3102.; Contact: 10960Wilshire Blvd., #826, Los Angeles, CA 90024.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer, director
Birth Details
January 14, 1948
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Yarbro, Friday Foster, American International, 1975
  • Hambone, Bucktown, American International, 1975
  • Apollo Creed, Rocky, United Artists, 1976
  • Military policeman, Close Encounters of the Third Kind (also knownas Watch the Skies), Columbia, 1977
  • Dreamer Tatum, Dallas team captain, quarterback #12, Semi-Tough, United Artists, 1977
  • Sergeant Watter Weaver, Force 10 from Navarone, American International, 1978
  • Apollo Creed, Rocky II, United Artists, 1979
  • Sundog/George Washington Lincoln Brown, Death Hunt, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981
  • Apollo Creed, Rocky III, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1982
  • Apollo Creed, Rocky IV, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1985
  • Dillon, Predator, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987
  • Jericho "Action" Jackson (title role), Action Jackson, Lorimar, 1988
  • Billy "Hurricane" Smith (title role), Hurricane Smith (also knownas Dead on Delivery), Warner Home Video, 1992
  • Chubbs Peterson, Happy Gilmore, Universal, 1996
  • Chubbs Peterson, Little Nicky, New Line Cinema, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Title role, Fortune Dane, ABC, 1986
  • Colonel Carl Brewster, Tour of Duty, CBS, 1989-1990
  • Sergeant Adam Beaudreaux, Street Justice, syndicated, 1991-1993
  • Chief Hampton Forbes, In the Heat of the Night, CBS, 1993-1994
  • Movies
  • Bateman Hooks, The Hostage Heart, CBS, 1977
  • Eric, The Bermuda Depths (also known as It Came up from the Depths and Bamyuda no nazo), ABC, 1978
  • Cullen Monroe, The Defiant Ones, ABC, 1986
  • Kyle Western, Dangerous Passion, 1990
  • Chief Hampton Forbes, In the Heat of the Night: A Matter of Justice, CBS, 1994
  • Chief Hampton Forbes, In the Heat of the Night: Who Was Geli Bendl?, CBS, 1994
  • Chief Hampton Forbes, In the Heat of the Night: Give Me Your Life,CBS, 1994
  • Chief Hampton Forbes, In the Heat of the Night: Grow Old Along with Me, CBS, 1995
  • Chief Hampton Forbes, In the Heat of the Night: By Duty Bound, CBS, 1995
  • Roy Brown, Assault on Devil's Island (also known as Shadow Warriors), TNT, 1997
  • Roy Brown, Shadow Warriors II: Hunt for the Death Merchant (also known as Assault on Death Mountain), TNT, 1998
  • Miniseries
  • General Mike Rodgers, OP Center (also known as Tom Clancy's OPCenter), NBC, 1995
  • Pilots
  • Lieutenant Harry Braker (title role), Braker, ABC, 1985
  • Specials
  • Golden Globe Awards, syndicated, 1987
  • All-Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, NBC, 1989
  • Sunday Night with Larry King, NBC, 1990
  • The Making of Adam Sandler's Video, Comedy Central, 1996
  • Himself, AFI's 100 Years, 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies, CBS, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Contestant, The Dating Game, ABC, 1970
  • "Criss-Cross," S.W.A.T., ABC, 1975
  • Bad Sam, "The Brothers Caine," Kung Fu, ABC, 1975
  • Calvin, "The Nude," Good Times, 1975
  • Stolar, "One of Our Running Backs Is Missing," The Six Million DollarMan, 1975
  • Dan Holloway, "The Hero," Cannon, 1975
  • "There's Gonna Be a War," Bronk, 1975
  • Jack Hopper, "The Bounty Hunter," Barnaby Jones, 1976
  • Snake, "Danger Zone," Serpico, 1976
  • Al Martin, "Nightmare," Starsky and Hutch, 1976
  • Sergeant Bell, "Bad Shoot," Delvecchio, 1977
  • Host, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1988
  • The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1992
  • Also appeared in "Love Is Never Lost," Chicken Soup for the Soul.
  • Television Work
  • (With Robert Urich) Producer, The Defiant Ones (movie), ABC, 1986
  • Supervising producer, Fortune Dane (series), 1986
  • Co-executive producer, Dangerous Passion (movie), 1990
  • Also directed episodes of Pensacola: Wings of Gold, two episodes of Silk Stalkings, USA Network, one episode of Renegade, syndicated, and Sheena, syndicated.
  • Stage Appearances
  • Nevis Mountain Dew, Los Angeles Actors' Theatre, Los Angeles, 1981
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Himself, "Liberian Girl," Michael Jackson: History on Film--Volume II, 1997
  • Himself, If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of "Predator," Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Black Biography, Volume 10, Gale Research, 1995
    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, April 20, 2001, p. 53
    • Jet, January 13, 1997, p. 33
    • People Weekly, April 29, 1996, p. 123

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