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Carl Malcolm

Biography

b. July 1952, Dark River, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, Western world Indies. Malcolm learnt to try out the key pad by hearing at the neighborhood Methodist cathedral and his musical skill was acknowledged by those around him from an early on age. After departing the St. Elizabeth Techie SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL he spent 2 yrs doing work for a footwear business in Kingston and was a reserve for the Jamaica Defence Push. Music continued to be his enthusiasm and in 1965 he became involved with a band known as the Volcanoes alongside Al Brownish. The two performers shared vocal responsibilities and remained with the group until they disbanded four years later on. Malcolm retired from music and came back to studying. It had been in his second yr of research that he was involved with a vehicle accident where he suffered a broken calf and damaged ribs. Time for music, he became a member of a band known as Big Relationships, led by Jo Jo Bennett. Malcolm documented with Coxsone Dodd on his 1st tune, ‘Dad Totally free Us’, before departing the isle for the united states, where he performed at different clubs and home parties. Then came back to Jamaica where he discovered work with Rupie Edwards because the branch supervisor of Success Information, located at Fifty percent Method Tree. While doing work for Edwards he was allowed studio room time and energy to record ‘Make It ONCE YOU Try’, but, like his previously effort, it had been forgotten by Jamaican music enthusiasts. Accompanied by Pores and skin Flesh And Bone fragments in 1973, he documented ‘No Jestering’, and 2 yrs later on when released in the united kingdom, it held the quantity 1 position within the reggae graphs. Malcolm’s career became popular using the follow-up, ‘Miss Cable Waistline’, which shown his clean vocals. In order to appease his enthusiasts, he also recognized his like of larger ladies in the music ‘Fattie Bum Bum’, which became a UK Top 10 strike in Sept 1975. The lyrics, ‘Hey fatty bum bum, you lovely sugars dumpling, hey fatty bum bum without a doubt something, no not really because your therefore big and extra fat, don’t believe I’m scared of that, hardly ever allow big size fool you’, appealed to numerous, however in the eye of the United kingdom record-buying open public he was a one-hit-wonder. The melody was included in a UK-based group, the Diversions, who diverted more than enough product sales from Malcolm to take pleasure from a chart strike alongside the initial version. He came back towards the reggae graphs in the past due 70s using the discharge of ‘Repatriation’ with Rank Trevor. In 1992, Scotty reactivated Malcolm’s profession when he protected ‘Miss Cable Waist’. Despite the fact that Malcolm acquired a UK Top 10 strike, no album premiered to capitalize on his achievement. DJ Special deals (VP 1981) highlighted both ‘No Jestering’ and ‘Miss Cable Waist’, providing the building blocks towards the DJ tracks.

Quick Facts


Full Name Carl Malcolm
Profession Singer
Education St. Elizabeth Technical High School
Nationality Jamaican
Music Songs Fattie Bum Bum, No Jestering, Miss Wire Waist, Jah Jah See Dem, Judgement Come, Don't Worry Daddy, It Must Be Love, Jestering, Part 2, Natty Jestering, One Day


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#Fact
1 Has two sons Jason and Matthew.
2 Inducted into the International Mustache Hall of Fame in 2016.
3 Currently assisting the US Military with simulated Iraqi villages at Fort Irwin, California. He has directed and narrated at least one training video: "IFAK First Aid." IFAK stands for "individual first aid kit". [April 2006]
4 Took drama classes with Donna Pescow.
5 Graduated from San Diego State with a degree in theater arts.
6 College football coach at San Diego State was College Football Hall-of-Fame coach Don Coryell ("Air").
7 His most famous character, the flashy boxer Apollo Creed from the Rocky films, was loosely based on Muhammad Ali.
8 Played for the B.C. Lions of the Canadian Football League from 1971 to 1973. Played linebacker in 18 games and wore #55.
9 During his professional football career, he played for the Oakland Raiders and a Canadian Football League squad.
10 Before his career as an actor, he was a professional football player.
11 One of the original actors that auditioned for the part of Captain Benjamin Lafayette Sisko on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993).
12 Played college football at San Diego State University. One of his teammates was Fred Dryer.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chicago Justice 2017 TV Series announced Mark Jefferies
Chicago Fire 2016 TV Series Mark Jefferies
Chicago P.D. 2016 TV Series Mark Jefferies
Colony 2016 TV Series Beau
Defrost 2015 Video short Doctor Bedford
Mortal Kombat X 2015 Video Game Jax - 'Dillon' Skin (voice)
Think Like a Man Too 2014 Mr. Davenport (uncredited)
Regular Show in Space 2011-2013 TV Series God of Basketball / Basketball King
Toy Story of Terror 2013 TV Short Combat Carl Combat Carl Jr. (voice)
Arrested Development 2004-2013 TV Series Carl Weathers
Sheriff Tom Vs. The Zombies 2013 President Weathers
American Warships 2012 Video General Hugh McKraken
Psych 2010 TV Series Boone
Chadam 2010 TV Series Narrator
Brothers 2009 TV Series 'Coach' Trainor / Trainor / Coach
Cubed 2009 TV Series Carl Weathers
ER 2008 TV Series Louie Taylor
Phoo Action 2008 TV Movie Chief Benjamin Benson
The Comebacks 2007 Freddie Wiseman
The Shield 2003-2007 TV Series Joe Clark
The Sasquatch Gang 2006 Dr. Artimus Snodgrass
Alien Siege 2005 TV Movie General Skyler
Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction 2005 Video Game Colonel Samuel Garrett (voice)
Balto III: Wings of Change 2004 Video Kirby (voice)
Eight Crazy Nights 2002 GNC Guy (voice)
Little Nicky 2000 Chubbs (uncredited)
Elevator Seeking 1999 Video William
Assault on Death Mountain 1999 TV Movie Roy Brown
Assault on Devil's Island 1997 TV Movie Roy Brown
Happy Gilmore 1996 Chubbs
In the Heat of the Night 1993-1995 TV Series Chief Hampton Forbes Inspector Hampton Forbes
OP Center 1995 TV Movie Gen. Mike Rodgers
Street Justice 1991-1993 TV Series Adam Beaudreaux
Hurricane Smith 1992 Billy 'Hurricane' Smith
Tour of Duty 1989-1990 TV Series Col. Brewster Col. Carl Brewster Colonel Brewster
Dangerous Passion 1990 TV Movie Kyle Western
Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl 1989 Video short Carl Weathers (uncredited)
Action Jackson 1988 Sgt. Jericho 'Action' Jackson
Predator 1987 Dillon
Fortune Dane 1986 TV Series Fortune Dane
The Defiant Ones 1986 TV Movie Cullen Monroe
Rocky IV 1985 Apollo Creed
Braker 1985 TV Movie Lieutenant Harry Braker
Rocky III 1982 Apollo Creed
Death Hunt 1981 Sundog
Rocky II 1979 Apollo Creed
Force 10 from Navarone 1978 Weaver
The Bermuda Depths 1978 TV Movie Eric
Semi-Tough 1977 Dreamer Tatum
Close Encounters of the Third Kind 1977 Military Police
The Hostage Heart 1977 TV Movie Bateman Hooks
Tales of the Unexpected 1977 TV Mini-Series Dalby
The Streets of San Francisco 1977 TV Series Officer Hague
Delvecchio 1977 TV Series Sgt. Bell
Serpico 1976 TV Series Snake
Barnaby Jones 1976 TV Series Jack Hopper
Starsky and Hutch 1976 TV Series Al Martin
Rocky 1976 Apollo
McCloud 1976 TV Series Officer Delaney
Friday Foster 1975 Yarbro
Bronk 1975 TV Series
Switch 1975 TV Series Lt. Gifford
Cannon 1975 TV Series Dan Holloway
The Six Million Dollar Man 1975 TV Series Stolar
S.W.A.T. 1975 TV Series Ed
The Four Deuces 1975 Taxi cab driver
Bucktown 1975 Hambone
Kung Fu 1975 TV Series Bad Sam
Good Times 1975 TV Series Calvin Brooks
Magnum Force 1973 Demonstrator (uncredited)

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Always Night 2013 TV Mini-Series 1 episode
ABC/TTV Micro-Mini Series 2004 TV Mini-Series short episode "Not Now, Kitty"
For the People 2002 TV Series 1 episode
Sheena 2001 TV Series 3 episodes
18 Wheels of Justice 2000-2001 TV Series 3 episodes
Strong Medicine 2001 TV Series 1 episode
Pensacola: Wings of Gold 1999-2000 TV Series 2 episodes
Silk Stalkings 1993-1997 TV Series 8 episodes
Renegade 1995 TV Series 1 episode

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Red Faction Guerrilla 2009 Video Game voice-over director
Transformers: The Game 2007 Video Game voice-over director
Battlefield 2: Modern Combat 2005 Video Game voice director: USA
Catwoman: The Game 2004 Video Game dialogue director

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Always Night 2013 TV Mini-Series producer - 1 episode
Fortune Dane 1986 TV Series supervising producer - 1 episode
The Defiant Ones 1986 TV Movie co-producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Happy Gilmore 1996 performer: "We've Only Just Begun"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Iron and Beyond 2002 Video documentary short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs 2017 Documentary filming Himself
Teens Wanna Know 2015 TV Series Himself
Unsung Hollywood 2014 TV Series documentary Himself
Celebrity Poker Live 2012 TV Series Himself
Biography 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
The Rocky Saga: Going the Distance 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Jace Hall Show 2010 TV Series Himself
Island Summer Celebrity Sports Invitational 2009 TV Movie Himself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2007 TV Series Himself
In the Ring 2006 Video documentary Himself
The Opponents 2006 Video documentary short Himself
Tribute to Burgess Meredith 2006 Video documentary short Himself (voice)
The Contender 2005 TV Series Himself
Saturday Night Live 1988-2003 TV Series Himself / Himself - Host / Various
Iron and Beyond 2002 Video documentary short Himself - Co-star: Predator
If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of 'Predator' 2001 Video documentary short Himself
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies 2001 TV Special documentary Himself
Predator: Classified Action 2001 Video short Himself
Predator: Old Painless 2001 Video documentary short Himself
Predator: The Life Inside 2001 Video documentary short Himself
Predator: The Unseen Arnold 2001 Video documentary short Himself
Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II 1997 Video documentary Himself (segment "Liberian Girl")
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1992 TV Series Himself
The 12th Annual Black Achievement Awards 1991 TV Special Himself
All-Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1989 TV Movie Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1989 TV Series Himself
Ebony/Jet Showcase 1988 TV Series Himself
The 55th Annual Academy Awards 1983 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Sound Effects Editing
The 4th Annual Black Achievement Awards 1983 TV Special Himself
The Merv Griffin Show 1982 TV Series Himself
The John Davidson Show 1980-1981 TV Series Himself
The 6th People's Choice Awards 1980 TV Special Himself - Accepting Favourite Motion Picture Award
The Mike Douglas Show 1977-1980 TV Series Himself - Actor / Himself
NFL Monday Night Football 1970 TV Series Himself - Oakland Raiders Linebacker

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Coffee Time me ta Asteria tou Leo 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary Apollo Creed
Rude Tube 2011 TV Series Dillon
Banda sonora 2008 TV Series Apollo Creed
5 Second Movies 2008 TV Series Apollo Creed
Century of Black Cinema 2003 Video documentary Himself
Femmes Fatales: Sharon Stone 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting Award Behind the Voice Actors Awards Best Male Vocal Performance in a TV Special/Direct-to-DVD Title or Theatrical Short Toy Story of Terror (2013)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting Award Behind the Voice Actors Awards Best Vocal Ensemble in a TV Special/Direct-to-DVD Title or Theatrical Short Toy Story of Terror (2013) · Tom Hanks
· Tim Allen
· Joan Cusack
· Timothy Dalton
· Stephen Tobolowsky
· Wallace Shawn
· Don Rickles
· Kristen Schaal
· Kate McKinnon
· Lori Alan
· Peter Sohn
· Dawnn Lewis
· Emily Hahn
· Ken Marino


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#Quote
1 I majored in theater at San Diego State. My one eye was on football, and my other eye was on Hollywood.
2 When I start to get that few pounds, which I try to monitor, then I just pull back. So it's really just being conscious.
3 I really try to take care of myself. I really put forth the effort to make a regimen just a part of my life. When I can't, for instance if I'm in a location someplace and I can't work out because of the schedule of the picture or whatever it is, as much as I normally do when I'm home, I still do something.
4 I've been fortunate. I've worked in a lot of things where I had those kinds of experiences with actors who were perceived as very macho guys, everybody from Lee Marvin to Charlie Bronson to Harrison Ford to Robert Shaw.
5 I've made some films for the military that are teaching things like cultural awareness and leadership issues, that sort of stuff. And try to, in essence, look at what training they're doing and say, 'This is how you can improve the training from a humanistic point of view.'
6 "My first love was acting. I went to Sidney Poitier films as a kid. I sat in the theater and dreamed of being an actor".


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