Carl Weathers is an American actor and former professional football player best known for portraying Apollo Creed in the Rocky series of films, Al Dillon in Predator, Chubbs Peterson in Happy Gilmore and Little Nicky, and a fictionalised version of himself on the comedy series Arrested Development.
As a football player, Weathers played for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League and the B.C. Lions of the Canadian Football League. Weathers began working as an extra while still playing football before gaining stardom for his acting in the role of Apollo Creed alongside Sylvester Stallone in Rocky. He also reprised the role of Apollo Creed in the next three Rocky films in 1979, 1982, and 1985.
Weathers also starred in a number of action films for the small and big screen, including Force 10 from Navarone (1978), Predator (1987), Action Jackson (1988), and Hurricane Smith (1992). He also appeared in Michael Jackson's "Liberian Girl" music video and co-starred in the Adam Sandler comedy Happy Gilmore, as Chubbs, a golf legend teaching Happy how to play golf. He reprised the role nearly four years later in the Sandler comedy Little Nicky.
Carl Weathers will be attending For The Love Of Sci-Fi on both days of the event 1-2 December 2018
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