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 81)
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

Filmography[change | change source]

Film[change | change source]

  Denotes lead role

Title Year Functioned as Notes Ref(s)
Actor Producer Writer Role
The Wrecking Crew 1968 Uncredited No No Man in the House of 7 Joys Cameo
The Way of the Dragon 1972 Yes No No Colt
The Student Teachers 1973 Yes No No Karate Advisor Cameo [2]
Yellow Faced Tiger 1974 Yes No No Chuck Slaughter / Himself
Breaker! Breaker! 1977 Yes No No John David "J.D." Dawes
Good Guys Wear Black 1978 Yes No No Major John T. Booker
A Force of One 1979 Yes No No Matt Logan
The Octagon 1980 Yes No No Scott James
An Eye for an Eye 1981 Yes No No Officer Sean Kane
Silent Rage 1982 Yes No No Sheriff Daniel "Dan" Stevens
Forced Vengeance Yes No No Chief Josh Randall
Lone Wolf McQuade 1983 Yes No No Ranger Jim "J.J." McQuade
Missing in Action 1984 Yes No No Colonel James Braddock
Missing in Action 2: The Beginning 1985 Yes No No Colonel James Braddock
Code of Silence Yes No No Sergeant Eddie Cusack
Invasion U.S.A. Yes No Yes Agent Matt Hunter
The Delta Force 1986 Yes No No Major Scott McCoy
Firewalker Yes No No Max Donigan
Braddock: Missing in Action III 1988 Yes No Yes Colonel James Braddock
Hero and the Terror Yes No No Detective Danny O'Brien
Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection 1990 Yes No No Colonel Scott McCoy
The Hitman 1991 Yes No No Detective Cliff Garret / Danny Grogan
Sidekicks 1992 Yes Executive No Himself
Hellbound 1994 Yes No No Sergeant Frank Shatter
Top Dog 1995 Yes No No Lieutenant Jake Wilder
Forest Warrior 1996 Yes No No Jedidiah McKenna Direct-to-video
Bells of Innocence 2003 Yes No No Matthew Limited release
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story 2004 Yes No No Himself Cameo
Birdie & Bogey No Executive No N/A
The Cutter 2005 Yes Executive No John Shepherd Direct-to-video
The Expendables 2 2012 Yes No No Booker "The Lone Wolf"

Television[change | change source]

  Denotes lead role

Title Year Functioned as Notes Ref(s)
Actor Producer Writer Role
Karate Kommandos 1986 Yes No No Himself 5 episodes; voice role
Wind in the Wire 1993 Yes No No Himself Television film; cameo
Walker, Texas Ranger 1993–2001 Yes Executive Story Ranger Cordell Walker 196 episodes (producer in 80 episodes and writer in 6 episodes)
Logan's War: Bound by Honor 1998 Yes Executive Story Jake Fallon Television film
Sons of Thunder 1999 Yes Executive Creator Ranger Cordell Walker 4 episodes (producer in 6 episodes and writer in 1 episode)
Martial Law 2000 Yes No No Ranger Cordell Walker Episode "Honor Among Strangers"
The President's Man Yes Executive No Agent Joshua McCord Television film
The President's Man: A Line in the Sand 2002 Yes Executive No Agent Joshua McCord Television film
Yes, Dear 2003 Yes No No Himself Episode "Jimmy and Chuck"
Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire 2005 Yes Executive No Captain Ranger Cordell Walker Television film
Inside World Combat League 2007 No Executive No N/A Television film
The Goldbergs 2015 Yes No No Himself Episode "Boy Barry"; voice role
Chuck Norris's Epic Guide to Military Vehicles 2019 No Executive No N/A Television special
Hawaii Five-0 2020 Yes No No Sergeant Major Lee Phillips Episode "A 'ohe ia e loa'a aku, he ulua kapapa no ka moana"; cameo
TNA iMPACT! Wrestling Yes No No Himself Episode "Contenders Beware"

Miscellaneous crews[change | change source]

Title Year Fight choreographer Martial arts choreographer Notes Ref(s)
Breaker! Breaker! 1977 Yes No
Good Guys Wear Black 1978 No Yes
A Force of One 1979 Yes No
The Octagon 1980 Yes No

Soundtrack appearance[change | change source]

Title Performer Song Notes Ref(s)
Walker, Texas Ranger Yes "Eyes Of The Ranger" 159 episodes; theme song
Uncredited "The Streets of Laredo" Episode: "A Ranger Christmas"

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 2018-05-26

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