Carl Weathers, known for roles such as Chubbs in ‘Happy Gilmore,’ has died at 76

Carl Weathers, known for roles such as Apollo Creed in “Rocky,” Chubbs Peterson in “Happy Gilmore” and Greef Karga in “The Mandalorian,” has died at the age of 76.

Weathers’ death was confirmed Friday by his family to Deadline and by his manager to The Associated Press.

“We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Carl Weathers,” his family said in a statement. “He died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, Feb. 1st, 2024. … Carl was an exceptional human being who lived an extraordinary life. Through his contributions to film, television, the arts and sports, he has left an indelible mark and is recognized worldwide and across generations. He was a beloved brother, father, grandfather, partner, and friend.”

Chubbs is one of the best characters from a golf movie off all time, so it’s no surprise to see a huge reaction from golf Twitter.

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