Los Angeles, Feburary 28 (CINEWS): Tony Burton was suspected to be experiencing pneumonia taking after along sickness. Tony Burton, who drew on his vocation as a prizefighter to play boxing mentor Tony “Duke” Evers in each of the six Rocky movies, kicked the bucket on Thursday .
Sylvester Stallone, who stars in the establishment, drove the tributes after relatives declared Burton’s demise in a southern California doctor’s facility from suspected pneumonia taking after a long sickness.
Burton played the coach of Apollo Ideology, the opponent of the initial two Rocky movies, before changing to Rocky’s corner in the consequent films.
“Tony Burton who played the character of Duke splendidly in each of the six Rocky motion pictures… Rest in peace,” Stallone said on Instagram, posting a still from Rocky IV of the pair with Apollo Statement of faith performing artist Carl Climates.