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Old 02-02-24, 01:35 PM
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RIP: Carl Weathers - Dead at 76



Carl Weathers, who starred as Apollo Creed in the first four Rocky films and appeared in Predator, The Mandalorian, Happy Gilmore, Action Jackson and dozens of other films and TV shows, died Tuesday, his family announced. He was 76.

“We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Carl Weathers,” his family said in a statement. “He died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, February 1st, 2024. … Carl was an exceptional human being who lived an extraordinary life. Through his contributions to film, television, the arts and sports, he has left an indelible mark and is recognized worldwide and across generations. He was a beloved brother, father, grandfather, partner, and friend.”
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Re: RIP: Carl Weathers - Dead at 76

Wow, what a bummer. I, and I assume everyone else, loved him. He'll be missed in The Mandalorian going forward.
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Re: RIP: Carl Weathers - Dead at 76

Damn... that sucks. He will be missed.
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Re: RIP: Carl Weathers - Dead at 76

Damn RIP
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Damn. He will be missed.
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Re: RIP: Carl Weathers - Dead at 76

"He's just a man, Rock. He's just a man, right?

BE MORE MAN THAN HIM!"


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Re: RIP: Carl Weathers - Dead at 76

Nooooo. I did not want to ever hear this.
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He's in a national ad campaign right now with Gronk for Fan Duel that will presumably have a big spot during the super bowl. It's going to be bittersweet to see him in that to say the least.
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RIP. He's got a stew going in Heaven now.
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Re: RIP: Carl Weathers - Dead at 76

Awe, that sucks. RIP
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Re: RIP: Carl Weathers - Dead at 76

Awww, what a bummer to hear. He's always looked good for his age. I wonder if it was sudden.
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Re: RIP: Carl Weathers - Dead at 76

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Yep. I just saw that last night, too.

RIP
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I just saw a screening of Predator less than a week ago. I think he was highly underrated as an actor and he seemed to be able to do action, drama, and comedy near-equally well. Definitely recommend Action Jackson if you want to see him in a headlining role.
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He was always adventurous in the roles he took.


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2 main characters from the Rocky series, Carl Weathers and Burt Young have recently passed.
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I can never say I've seen Action Jackson but have always want to. What else to say that won't already be said as I have loved the Rocky Movies, Predator, and Happy Gilmore. It was nice to see him have a good part in the Mandalorian that will now be looked at as the Swan Song of his career. RIP

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Re: RIP: Carl Weathers - Dead at 76

Oh man, that sucks.
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Re: RIP: Carl Weathers - Dead at 76

Man, this really sucks. I'm a big fan of Carl. AZTEC FOR LIFE!!!

He will be missed.
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Re: RIP: Carl Weathers - Dead at 76

Originally Posted by Bluelitespecial
I can never say I've seen Action Jackson but have always want to. What else to say that won't already be said as I have loved the Rocky Movies, Predator, and Happy Gilmore. It was nice to see him have a good part in the Mandalorian that will now be looked at the Swan Song of his career. RIP
Blue, you need to see Action Jackson. It is a fun movie to watch and Vanity and Sharon Stone are also in the film. Kind-of surprised you have not seen this movie yet but it is certainly worth at least 1 viewing if you are a fan of action films. I remember going to the theater with my brother to see this film.

RIP Carl Weathers. We lost an extremely talented man today and at least from what I have seen of him the past couple of years on-line via interviews and EPK stuff regarding the projects he was working on, he seemed like a nice person.

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Re: RIP: Carl Weathers - Dead at 76

Going to watch Predator this weekend in his honor.
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Re: RIP: Carl Weathers - Dead at 76

Damn. Sad news.

He was always fun to watch. I can’t think of a single performance of his that wasn’t entertaining.
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Re: RIP: Carl Weathers - Dead at 76

Damn. Definitely an iconic actor. He looked pretty good in The Mandalorian so I wouldn’t have expected his passing, but I guess at 76 anyone can be on limited time. RIP.
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Re: RIP: Carl Weathers - Dead at 76

Originally Posted by Maxflier
Going to watch Predator this weekend in his honor.
RIP
I think I'll do the same. RIP

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