He made his acting debut in the 1971 film The Asphyx, but it was his role as Apollo Creed in the 1976 film Rocky that catapulted him to stardom

Weathers gained a new generation of fans for his portrayal of Greef Karga, the gruff but compassionate leader of the Mandalorian guild, in the hit Disney+ series “The Mandalorian

Many have taken to social media to pay tribute to the actor, remembering his talent, his personality, and his enduring legacy