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Carl Weathers

Carl Weathers at the Calgary Expo 2015
Born (1948-01-14) January 14, 1948 (age 68)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Occupation Actor, professional football player
Years active 1973–present (actor)
1970–74 (football player)
Spouse(s) Mary Ann Castle (m. 1973; div. 1983)
Rhona Unsell (m. 1984; div. 2006)
Jennifer Peterson (m. 2007; div. 2009)
Children 2

Football career

No. #49, #55
Position: Linebacker
Career information
College: San Diego State
San Francisco State University
Undrafted: 1970
Career history

Oakland Raiders (1970–71)
B.C. Lions (1971–74)

Career NFL statistics
Sacks: None
NFL Games Played: 8 games, 1970–71
Total Games Played: 18: 8 in NFL, 10 in CFL
Player stats at

I really try to take care of myself. I really put forth the effort to make a regimen just a part of my life. When I can't, for instance if I'm in a location someplace and I can't work out because of the schedule of the picture or whatever it is, as much as I normally do when I'm home, I still do something.
Carl Weathers
I've made some films for the military that are teaching things like cultural awareness and leadership issues, that sort of stuff. And try to, in essence, look at what training they're doing and say, 'This is how you can improve the training from a humanistic point of view.'
Carl Weathers
When I start to get that few pounds, which I try to monitor, then I just pull back. So it's really just being conscious.
Carl Weathers
My first love was acting. I went to Sidney Poitier films as a kid. I sat in the theater and dreamed of being an actor.
Carl Weathers
I majored in theater at San Diego State. My one eye was on football, and my other eye was on Hollywood.
Carl Weathers
I've been fortunate. I've worked in a lot of things where I had those kinds of experiences with actors who were perceived as very macho guys, everybody from Lee Marvin to Charlie Bronson to Harrison Ford to Robert Shaw.
Carl Weathers