‘Rocky’ Actor Tony Burton Dead At 78
Tony Burton, who starred as Tony “Duke” Evers in “Rocky,” has died. He was 78.
Burton’s co-star Carl Weathers confirmed the news on social media on Thursday.
Weathers wrote: “E_Woodyard @TheSlyStallone Sad news. RIP Tony Burton. His intensity and talent helped make the Rocky movies successful. #BePeace,”
— Carl Weathers (@TheCarlWeathers) February 26, 2016
RIP Tony Burton from the Rocky movies pic.twitter.com/hS50SDVnhK
— Daniel (@Danielmmafan) February 26, 2016