Where Is He Now: Tony Burton (Actor) - The Rocky series.
Name: Tony Burton
Born: March 23, 1937, Flint, Michigan, U.S.
Claim To Fame: He is best known for his role as Tony "Duke" Evers in the Rocky series
Family Life: Is currently married. Info on his wife could not be found.
Info: After a football and boxing career, as well as a three and a half year stint in prison for robbery, Burton began working with small theater companies in and around Los
Some of his credits inclduing a role on the 1980s CBS
comedy-drama Frank's Place, and parts in films such as Hook, The Toy, and John Carpenter's action film Assault on Precinct 13. He is well-known for starring in the Rocky films as a trainer to Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers) and Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone).
Trivia: Was a Michigan Golden Gloves heavyweight boxing
champion and two-time all-state football player.
In 1993, Burton was inducted into the Greater Flint Afro-
American Hall of Fame.
Posted a 16-3 professional boxing record and held the
Light-Heavyweight Championship of Arizona.
Along with Sylvester Stallone and Burt Young, he is the
only other actor to have appeared in all six 'Rocky' movies.
Did three and a half years in prison for robbery at the
California Institution for Men in Chino, California.
Is known as a talented chess player.
Where Is He Now: He has been living in California for nearly 40 years. He is married and currently attends Immanuel Baptist Church in Highland, California.