Carl, who has a talented past, took birth in New Orleans. He attended St. Augustine High School and Long Beach City College after attending San Diego State University. He also has a B. A. Degree in Drama from when he attended San Francisco State University in 1974. Although he is mostly known as a talented actor, he wasn’t as serious about it when he was in high school. During high school, he was active in all sorts of athletic activities, including gymnastics, judo, wrestling, etc. From this, he even developed a professional career in football. He was a linebacker when he played football professionally or in college.

His professional career in football, though brief, started with Oakland Raiders, with whom he played eight games for two years (1970-1971). Afterward, he joined the BC Lions (Canadian FL) and played eighteen games with them until 1973. The highlight of his professional football career was when he played for the coaches of Hall of Fame. Carl retired from his football career in 1974 since he knew deep in his heart that he wanted to act. He began his career with parts in two films that were based on the exploitation of the black people.

The films were directed by his old friend, Arthur Marks. After that, he did several small parts in films, TV shows, advertisements, etc. He has featured in several sitcoms like Good Times (in which his role was of a husband whose wife is cheating on him with the show’s main character), Street Justice (in which his part was of a sergeant), In the Heat of the Night (in which he played the police chief), in the CBS show Tour of Duty, Arrested Development, etc.

His film career is also bright as well with roles in films like the three Rocky series as Apollo Creed, in Not This Time (in which he played a misogynist), in action movies like Predators, Force 10 from Navarone, Hurricane Smith, Action Jackson, in comedy films like Happy Gilmore (in which he worked alongside Adam Sandler), Little Nicky, etc. He has also contributed his voice for a video game by Pandemic Studios, called Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction. He was also a narrator for an eighteen-part TV show called Conquest! The Price Of Victory - Witness The Journey of the Trojans!

Currently, he can be seen in various ads, like in the commercials for Old Spice, Bud Lights, etc. Acting and football kept aside, Weathers is also a part of the US Olympic Committee and also a member of Big Brothers. He’s had three marriages, all of which ended in divorce. The first marriage was with Mary Ann Castle, with whom he has two children. His second marriage was with Rhona Unsell while the third one was with Jennifer Peterson.

Jeremy Irons English Actor

Jeremy Irons

Elegant and handsome, British performing artist, Jeremy Irons, was born in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, which is a little island off the south shoreline of England. Jeremy is the child of Paul Dugan Irons, a bookkeeper, and Barbara Anne Brereton Brymer. He has a sister, Felicity Anne, and a brother, Christopher. They are both elder to him. He married on-screen actress Sinead Cusack. He had appeared with Sinead in ‘Waterland’ (1992) and in the Royal Shakespeare Company plays. He has two sons, Samuel Irons and Max Irons. Max is an actor, and Samuel does photography along with acting. When Jeremy was 13 years old, he went to Sherborne School in Dorset, and there he was delighted as he could take after his most cherished sport of horse-riding. He was also a part of the school band, the Four Pillars of Wisdom. He played the harmonica and drums in the band. Before turning into a performing artist, Jeremy had considered the profession of a veterinarian specialist. He went to the Bristol Old Vic, which was a theatre school. After that, he enrolled himself in Bristol Old Vic repertoire organization, where he increased his experience by working in many shows that ranged from the genres of contemporary to Shakespeare. His debut was in the play, ‘The Winter's Tale’, in 1969. In 1971, Jeremy shifted to London and had various odd occupations before getting the part of John. The role was in the hit musical drama, ‘Godspell’. He went ahead to have a successful, early profession in the West End arena. He has done approximately 30 plays. Some of them are ‘Much Ado About Nothing’, ‘Godspell’, ‘The Taming of the Shrew’, ‘Macbeth’, ‘Embers’, and ‘Richard II’. Jeremy was also fortunate in Television. In 1980, he debuted in the on-screen production, ‘Nijinsky’. He increased global consideration with his featuring part in the Granada TV adjustment of the fantastic novel by the name ‘Brideshead Revisited’. From then on, there was no turning back for Jeremy. His career moved on to be a steady one. He appeared on Broadway in ‘The Real Thing’. He has acted in over 50 films. Some of the movies that he performed in are ‘Reversal of Fortune’, ‘Kafka’, ‘Damage’, ‘M. Butterfly’, ‘The House of the Spirits’, ‘Die Hard with a Vengeance’, ‘Stealing Beauty’, ‘The Man in the Iron Mask’, ‘The Time Machine’ and ‘Eragon’. In 1989, he showed up with son, Samuel and Cyril Cusack, who is Sinead's father, in the film ‘Danny, the Champion of the World’. He is also known for his mesmerizing voice and occasionally lends his voice in various platforms. In 1994, he gave voice to the character Scar in the most famous, animated cartoon, ‘The Lion King’ by Disney. For this contribution, he won the Annie Award for Best Achievement for Voice Acting. Also, he was nominated for MTV Film Award for the Best Villain. Jeremy has won over 26 awards and had more than 20 nominations. Some of the prominent ones are listed below. In 1984, he won a Tony for the Best Actor in the play, ‘The Real Thing’. He won the NY Critics Award for Best Actor, for his role in David Cronenberg's movie, ‘Dead Ringers’ (1988). In 1990, he received a Golden Globe Award for his part in ‘Reversal of Fortune’ as Claus von Bulow. He also got an Oscar for Best Actor for the same. Among his numerous accomplishments, his part as Professor Higgins, in the acclaimed musical, ‘My Fair Lady’, shows his strength as an actor. Recently, he appeared in the movie ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’. He played the role of Alfred, who is Batman's loyal butler. His ongoing works include ‘Assassin's Creed’, which is in the process of filming, and ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’, which has released recently.


John Gallagher Jr

John was born to June Gallagher and John Gallagher Sr. who are folk musicians. He has two older sisters with whom he was raised in Wilmington, Delaware. Gallagher Jr. is as talented an actor as he is a musician. He began acting as a child artist when he portrayed the character of Tom Sawyer at Delaware Children’s Theatre. His musical journey has been strengthened as he has been a part of many bands like What Now, Not Now Murray, Annie’s Autograph and Old Springs Pike. He worked on Broadway while he was a part of Old Springs Pike, the band which changed its name to The Springs Standard after he left the band. He did three plays by David Lindsay-Abaire- Kimberly Akimbo, which was a hit; Fuddy Meers, which wasn’t taken well by the audience; Rabbit Hole, which served as his Broadway debut. He has also been seen in the Manhattan Theatre Club for its production, Current Events. The highlight of the beginning of his career was his role in Spring Awakening as Moritz Stiefel. He performed the role in workshops and also in places other than Broadway. When it finally opened on Broadway, he bagged a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical. He performed in dramas, Port Authority and Farragut North, which were performed in the same theater in which Spring Awakening was performed. The dramas were the production of the same theater, which is the Atlantic Theater Company. John was seen in the musical based upon a Green Day album which had the same name, American Idiot. The show was initially set off-Broadway for a few months. Just like it happened with Spring Awakening, this show also won two out of three Tony Awards when it premiered on Broadway. The next Broadway he did was that of the Royal Court Theater. The production, named Jerusalem, opened in April 2011, and he worked with it until July 2011. Gallagher is expected to return to Broadway in 2016 with a production called Long Day’s Journey into Night, along with three friends. Apart from Broadway and plays, he has also appeared in several TV series and films. Some of the famous TV series that he appeared on are The West Wing, Law & Order, Ed, Love Monkey, etc. and also in a miniseries called Olive Kitteridge which is based on a novel. He has also been featured in several movies like Whatever Works, Jonah Hex, Pieces of April, Margaret, etc. He has also played a lead in Short Term 12. His most recent release is the movie The Heart Machine, which was released in April. The next expected one may be released in 2016 and is called 10 Cloverfield Lane. On the musical front, his debut album was released in 2016 and is called Six Day Hurricane. He had been planning on releasing an album for a long time as he has been writing music since a young age. He also performs frequently in live spaces.

John Gallagher Jr English Actor