Chuck Norris

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Chuck Norris
Chuck Norris May 2015.jpg
Chuck Norris
Born
Carlos Ray Norris

(1940-03-10) March 10, 1940 (age 82)
Notable work
Cordell Walker in Walker, Texas Ranger
Joshua McCord in The President's Man and The President's Man 2: A Line in the Sand

Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris (born March 10, 1940) is an American martial artist and actor. He served in the United States Air Force. He became famous as a martial artist and started his own school, Chun Kuk Do. Norris was cast in a number of action movies, such as Way of the Dragon. He was The Cannon Group's star in the 1980s. He played Cordell Walker in the action television series Walker, Texas Ranger from 1993 to 2001.

Norris is a politically conservative. He has written books on Christianity and supports Republican candidates and causes. In 2007 and 2008, he campaigned for former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, who was running for the Republican nomination for President in 2008. In the 2012 election he endorsed former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, and he supported Donald Trump in 2016.[1] Norris also writes a column for the conservative website WorldNetDaily.

Norris during a meeting with USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) commanding officer Captain J. R. Haley, in June 2005
Chuck Norris' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Film[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
1968 The Wrecking Crew Man in the House of 7 Joys Uncredited extra
1972 The Way of the Dragon Colt
1973 The Student Teachers Karate Advisor Cameo [2]
1974 Yellow Faced Tiger Chuck Slaughter / Himself
1977 Breaker! Breaker! John David "J.D." Dawes Also fight choreographer
1978 Good Guys Wear Black Major John T. Booker Also martial arts choreographer
1979 A Force of One Matt Logan Also fight choreographer
1980 The Octagon Scott James Also fight choreographer
1981 An Eye for an Eye Detective Sean Kane
1982 Silent Rage Sheriff Daniel "Dan" Stevens
1982 Forced Vengeance Chief Joshua Harrin "Josh" Randall
1983 Lone Wolf McQuade Ranger Jim "J.J." McQuade
1984 Missing in Action Colonel James Braddock
1985 Missing in Action 2: The Beginning Colonel James Braddock
1985 Code of Silence Sergeant Eddie Cusack
1985 Invasion U.S.A. Agent Matt Hunter Also writer
1986 The Delta Force Major Scott McCoy
1986 Firewalker Max Donigan
1988 Braddock: Missing in Action III Colonel James Braddock Also writer
1988 Hero and the Terror Detective Danny O'Brien
1990 Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection Colonel Scott McCoy
1991 The Hitman Detective Cliff Garret / Danny Grogan
1992 Sidekicks Himself Limited release; also executive producer
1994 Hellbound Sergeant Frank Shatter
1995 Top Dog Lieutenant Jake Wilder
1996 Forest Warrior Jedidiah McKenna Direct-to-video
2003 Bells of Innocence Matthew Limited release
2004 Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Himself Cameo
2004 Birdie & Bogey None Limited release; еxecutive producer only
2005 The Cutter Detective John Shepherd Direct-to-video; also executive producer
2012 The Expendables 2 Booker "The Lone Wolf"

Television[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
1986 Karate Kommandos Himself 5 episodes; voice role
1993 Wind in the Wire Himself Television film; cameo
1993–2001 Walker, Texas Ranger Sergeant Ranger Cordell Walker / Hayes Cooper 196 episodes; also executive producer for 80 episodes story for 5 episodes and writer for 1 episode
1998 Logan's War: Bound by Honor Jake Fallon Television film; also story and executive producer
1999 Sons of Thunder Sergeant Ranger Cordell Walker 4 episodes; also executive producer for 6 episodes and creator for 1 episode
2000 Martial Law Sergeant Ranger Cordell Walker Episode: "Honor Among Strangers"
2000 The President's Man Agent Joshua McCord Television film; also executive producer
2002 The President's Man: A Line in the Sand Agent Joshua McCord Television film; also executive producer
2003 Yes, Dear Himself Episode: "Jimmy and Chuck"
2005 Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire Captain Ranger Cordell Walker Television film; also executive producer
2007 Inside World Combat League None Television film; executive producer only
2015 The Goldbergs Himself Episode: "Boy Barry"; voice role
2019 Chuck Norris's Epic Guide to Military Vehicles None Television special; executive producer only
2020 Hawaii Five-0 Sergeant Major Lee Phillips Episode: "A 'ohe ia e loa'a aku, he ulua kapapa no ka moana"; cameo
2020 TNA iMPACT! Wrestling Himself Episode: "Contenders Beware"

References[change | change source]

  1. The Auditor, NJ Advance Media (2016-07-27). "5 reasons Chuck Norris wants you to vote Trump | Auditor". NJ.com. Retrieved 2020-11-04.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. The Student Teachers (1973), retrieved May 26, 2018

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