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Carl Weathers
Carl Weathers
Born:
January 14, 1948
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Awards:
1 win.
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Some Facts
During his professional football career, he played for the Oakland Raiders and a Canadian Football League squad.
Currently assisting the US Military with simulated Iraqi villages at Fort Irwin, California. He has directed and narrated at least one training video: "IFAK First Aid." IFAK stands for "individual first aid kit". [April 2006]
Before his career as an actor, he was a professional football player.
Played college football at San Diego State University. One of his teammates was Fred Dryer.
Graduated from San Diego State with a degree in theater arts.
Personal Quotes
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.'
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I majored in theater at San Diego State. My one eye was on football, and my other eye was on Hollywood.
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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.
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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.
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"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".
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Filmography
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