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Carl Weathers died on February 1, at the age of 76. His passing deeply saddened the stars who shared the set with him, from Rocky to Star Wars: The Mandalorian

Hollywood is troubled by the disappearance of Carl Weathers, who died in his sleep on Thursday, February 1, at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 76. As is known, he achieved fame for having lent his face to the boxer Apollo Creed in the first four films of the Rocky saga. Sylvester Stallone, star of the franchise, dedicated a moving social tribute to his colleague, but he wasn’t the only one. Arnold Shwarzenegger, who starred in Predator with Weathers, also expressed his sadness at the loss. It was his manager who announced that Carl Weathers had passed away Matt Luber.

Carl was an exceptional human being who lived an extraordinary life – reads the official note – Through his contributions to cinema, television, the arts and sport, he left an indelible mark and is recognized throughout the world and beyond generations. He was a much loved brother, father, grandfather, partner and friend.

Carl Weathers: Rocky and The Mandalorian actor dies

Before establishing himself as an actor, Weathers was a promise of American football and Canadian. In college he played for the University of San Diego, winning the Pasadena Bowl, then 8 games with the Oakland Raiders in the NFL. His big break in cinema came in 1976, when for the first time he played Apollo Creed, the reigning world heavyweight boxing champion. His adventure ended in 1985, with the fourth film of the series in which he was killed in the ring by Ivan Drago.

After learning of Carl Weathers’ death, Sylvester Stallone he shared a video on Instagram in which, visibly moved, he expressed his pain. In her short speech, the star specified that Carl was an integral part of her life, her career and her success. Without him, the Rocky saga would not have been the same.

The memory of Arnold Schwarzeneggerhowever, appeared on X. Among the faces of Hollywood who have dedicated a public thought to the late actor, there are also Adam Sandlerwho starred with him in the comedy The Unpredictable Guy, Robert Rodriguez, Danny Trejo and Peter Pascalrecently co-starring in the Star Wars: The Mandalorian series.

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Magdalena Skrok is an accomplished writer who delves into the realm of new movies and TV series. With an unwavering passion for cinematic storytelling, Magdalena keeps readers informed about the latest releases, upcoming projects, and exciting developments in the world of entertainment.