Adam Sandler is remembering a “legend.”
On Friday, actor Carl Weathers‘ population showed to ET that he died in his vacay the era prior. He used to be 76.
Weathers and Sandler famously starred within the 1996 comedy Satisfied Gilmore. Sandler portrayed the hockey player-turned-golf professional, life Weathers took at the position of his golfing trainer, Derick “Chubbs” Peterson, a professional golfer who needed to renounce then his hand used to be bitten off through an alligator.
Upon listening to the scoop of his co-star’s loss of life, Sandler took to Instagram to celebrate Weathers. “A true great man. Great dad. Great actor. Great athlete,” the 57-year-old comic captioned a order of footage of the overdue big name. “So much fun to be around always. Smart as hell. Loyal as hell. Funny as hell. Loved his sons more than anything. What a guy!! Everyone loved him.”
Sandler added, “My wife and I had the best times with him every time we saw him. Love to his entire family and Carl will always be known as a true legend.”
Julie Bowen, who performed Virginia Venit in Satisfied Gilmore, additionally remembered Weathers on Instagram. “Dearest Carl, you’ll always be my Chubbs. What a glorious spirit you had. Thanks for making me smile. I hope they golf wherever you are. ❤️❤️❤️,” she captioned a photograph of him within the position of Chubbs.
Weathers’ loss of life comes only some months then the loss of life of Bob Barker, who had a well-known cameo in Satisfied Gilmore. The Value Is Proper host died on Aug. 26, 2023. He used to be 99.
Along with Satisfied Gilmore, Weathers used to be recognized for a slew of alternative roles. He portrayed Greef Karga for 3 seasons of Disney+’s The Mandalorian, and in addition lent his tonality to the nature Battle Carl within the Oscar-winning Toy Tale 4. Moreover, Weathers starred within the 1988 movie Motion Jackson and shared the display with Arnold Schwarzenegger within the 1987 clash Predator. However in all probability his maximum iconic position is that of Apollo Creed, the charismatic and robust heavyweight champion within the Rocky movie order.
Weathers is survived through his ex-wife, Mary Ann, and their two sons.