Character

Mark Jefferies

Played by Carl Weathers

Actor Bio

Carl Weathers plays Cook County State's Attorney Mark Jefferies on the NBC drama "Chicago Justice."

Weathers has worked for more than 40 years in both film and television and his feature films have grossed more than $1 billion in box office revenue. His celebrity and fan base around the world continues to grow through industry ancillary markets, Internet penetration and social media. He is most recognized for roles in "Rocky," "Predator" and "Happy Gilmore," and those performances have solidified Weathers as a sought-after and recognizable talent.

Weathers earned a bachelor's degree in theater arts from San Diego State University. He accumulated additional theater study credits from San Francisco State University and started his professional acting career in San Francisco before moving to Los Angeles, where he continued to study acting at Hugh Zetland Acting and Charles Conrad Studios. Since that trip to Hollywood, his good fortune has continued and his love for the industry has grown.

Weathers currently resides in Los Angeles.

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