Carl Weathers: A Footballer who transformed into a Hollywood Legend

Carl Weathers, a name that makes people sigh, was an actor and retired linebacker in the NFL (National Football League) who portrayed Apollo Creed in the “Rocky” series, battled with Arnold Schwarzenegger in “Predator,” and showed his humorous side in “Happy Gilmore.” When he died at 76 years old after dying peacefully during his sleep, Weathers certainly had a major impact on film and television.