Carl Weathers is a 25-year member of the Directors Guild of America. He has served on the DGA’s Western Directors Council, as an alternate to the DGA National Board of Directors, is currently Co-Chair of the DGA PAC, and is Secretary of the Directors Guild Foundation.
Carl Weathers continues to be a “desired brand” in both the film and television industries after more than forty-five years. Feature films in which he has performed have grossed well over One Billion Dollars, worldwide. As a result of this success, fan-mail from Europe, Australia, Africa, the Far East and of course North and South America continues to arrive.
Carl’s celebrity and fan-base around the world continues to grow through industry ancillary markets, internet penetration and with the growth of mobile devices. Performing in movies like ROCKY I, II, III and IV, PREDATOR, ACTION JACKSON and HAPPY GILMORE helped further establish him as a talent who is recognizable and sought after.
From San Diego State University, Mr. Weathers earned a B.A. in Theatre Arts. Later, he was credited for further theatre study at San Francisco State University.
Carl is a National Football League and Canadian Football League alum. He also raised pure bred, cattle, of which many were award winning and sold throughout the United States.
Carl started his professional acting career in San Francisco before moving to Los Angeles where acting studies were continued at Hugh Zetland Acting and Charles Conrad Studios. Since that trip to Hollywood, his good fortune has continued and his love for the industry has grown.