Friday, April 19, 2024

Watch Sylvester Stallon’s Emotional Tribute to “Rocky” Co-Star Carl Weathers aka Apollo Creed


You may have heard that the great Carl Weathers has died at age 76.

Weathers starred with Sylvester Stallone in four “Rocky” movies as Apollo Creed. His character is the father of the Michael B. Jordan character in the “Creed” movies. Weathers has a long resume besides “Rocky,” but that’s his iconic film character. He was so popular after Rocky that he appeared in the James Brown video, “Living in America.”

See Stallone’s heartfelt video tribute to his old friend.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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