Carl Weathers Dies: Star of ‘Rocky’ Films & ‘The Mandalorian’ Was 76

ROCKY IV, (aka ROCKY IV: ROCKY VS. DRAGO, aka ROCKY IV: ROCKY VS. DRAGO: THE ULTIMATE DIRECTOR'S CUT), Carl Weathers, in 2021 director's cut, 1985.
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Carl Weathers, the actor known for his work as Apollo Creed in the Rocky films, The MandalorianHappy Gilmore, and many more titles, has died. He was 76 years old.

News of Weathers’s death was announced in a statement released by his family and posted by Deadline. “We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Carl Weathers,” the statement began.