R.I.P.: Tony Burton, 'Rocky' Actor, Dead At 78

Fri, 26 Feb 2016 06:13:18 UTC by Jeremy Smith

Tony Burton, the actor who played Tony "Duke" Evers in the "Rocky" movies has died. He was 78.

The former football player and boxer appeared alongside Sylvester Stallone and Carl Weathers in the first six films of the hit franchise as Apollo Creed's trainer.

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