Tony Burton

Tony Burton, most famous for his role as Tony “Duke” Evers, the trainer of both Apollo Creed and later Rocky Balboa in the Rocky franchise,…

Tony Burton, best known for his pivotal role in the Rocky franchise, has died at the age of 78, USA Today reports. The actor was most famous for playing Tony “Duke” Evers, the trainer to Carl Weathers’ character Apollo Creed in the original 1976 film. Burton continued the role as Rocky Balboa’s trainer in the next […]

Tony Burton, most famous for his role as Tony “Duke” Evers, the trainer of both Apollo Creed and later Rocky Balboa in the Rocky franchise,…