Chuck Norris

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Chuck Norris
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Chuck Norris
Born
Carlos Ray Norris

(1940-03-10) March 10, 1940 (age 80)
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.

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Filmography[change | change source]

Feature films[change | change source]

     Denotes lead role

Title Year Functioned as Notes
Actor Producer Writer Role
The Wrecking Crew 1968 Yes No No Man in the House of 7 Joys Uncredited cameo
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 Maj. 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 1982 Yes No No Cf. Josh Randall
Lone Wolf McQuade 1983 Yes No No Ranger J.J. McQuade
Missing in Action 1984 Yes No No Col. James Braddock
Missing in Action 2: The Beginning 1985 Yes No No Col. James Braddock
Code of Silence 1985 Yes No No Sgt. Eddie Cusack
Invasion U.S.A. 1985 Yes No Yes Agent Matt Hunter
The Delta Force 1986 Yes No No Maj. Scott McCoy
Firewalker 1986 Yes No No Max Donigan
Braddock: Missing in Action III 1988 Yes No Yes Col. James Braddock
Hero and the Terror 1988 Yes No No Det. Danny O'Brien
Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection 1990 Yes No No Col. Scott McCoy
The Hitman 1991 Yes No No Cliff Garret / Danny Grogan
Sidekicks 1992 Yes Yes No Himself
Hellbound 1994 Yes No No Sgt. Frank Shatter
Top Dog 1995 Yes No No Lt. 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 2004 No Yes No
The Cutter 2005 Yes Yes 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 Network Notes
Actor Producer Writer Role
Karate Kommandos 1986 Yes No No Himself Broadcast syndication 5 episodes; voice role
Wind in the Wire 1993 Yes No No Himself Unknown Television film; cameo
Walker Texas Ranger 3: Deadly Reunion 1994 Yes No No Ranger Cordell Walker Unknown Television film
Logan's War: Bound by Honor 1998 Yes Yes Yes Jake Fallon CBS Television film
Sons of Thunder 1999 Yes Yes Yes Ranger Cordell Walker CBS 4 episodes (Producer in 6 ep.)
Martial Law 2000 Yes No No Ranger Cordell Walker CBS Episode "Honor Among Strangers"
The President's Man 2000 Yes Yes No Agent Joshua McCord CBS Television film
Walker, Texas Ranger 1993–2001 Yes Yes Yes Ranger Cordell Walker CBS 196 episodes (Producer in 70 ep. / Writer in 6 ep.)
The President's Man: A Line in the Sand 2002 Yes Yes No Agent Joshua McCord CBS Television film
Yes, Dear 2003 Yes No No Himself CBS Episode "Jimmy and Chuck"
Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire 2005 Yes Yes No Ranger Cordell Walker CBS Television film
Inside World Combat League 2007 No Yes No Unknown Television film
The Goldbergs 2015 Yes No No Himself ABC Episode "Boy Barry"; voice role
Chuck Norris's Epic Guide to Military Vehicles 2019 No Yes No Himself Unknown Television special
Hawaii Five-0 2020 Yes No No Sgt. Maj. Lee Phillips CBS Episode "A 'ohe ia e loa'a aku, he ulua kapapa no ka moana"
Impact Wrestling 2020 Yes No No Himself Unknown Episode "Contenders Beware"

Miscellaneous crew[change | change source]

Title Year Choreographer Notes
The Green Berets 1968 Yes Rumored; uncredited
Breaker! Breaker! 1977 Yes
Good Guys Wear Black 1978 Yes
A Force of One 1979 Yes
The Octagon 1980 Yes

Soundtrack appearances[change | change source]

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

Related pages[change | change source]

Other websites[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.
  2. The Student Teachers (1973), retrieved 2018-05-26