Chuck Norris
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Name
Chuck Norris
Birthplace
Ryan, OK, USA
Birth date
March 10, 1940 (1940-03-10) (age 81)
Occupation
Actor, Martial Artist
Active Years
1968 - present
Notable Films
The Expendables 2, Missing in Action, The Wrecking Crew, Code of Silence, Firewalker

Chuck Norris is an American actor and martial artist. He is also the center of the internet phenomenon, "Chuck Norris Facts", which assigns impossible and grand feats to Norris.

Early Career[edit | edit source]

Norris enlisted in the United States Air Force as an Air Policeman in 1958. He was stationed in South Korea. There, he began to become interested in martial arts. Norris began his Hollywood work as a martial artist, appearing in The Green Berets in 1968. In 1969, he was named "Fighter of the Year" by Black Belt Magazine.

Breakthrough and Acting[edit | edit source]

Norris made his acting debut in the 1969 film, The Wrecking Crew. He starred in many action films during the 1970s, and 1980s, and in 1984, he started acting in the Missing in Action films, which gained him critical acclaim as an actor and martial artist. In 1993, he began acting in the series, Walker, Texas Ranger which further propelled him into the mainstream.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

  • Way Of The Dragon 1973
  • Breaker! Breaker! 1977
  • Good Guys Wear Black 1977
  • A Force Of One 1978
  • The Octagon 1980
  • An Eye For An Eye 1981
  • Silent Rage 1982
  • Lone Wolf McQuade 1983
  • Missing In Action 1984
  • Code Of Silence 1985
  • The Delta Force 1986
  • Firewalker 1986
  • Hero And The Terror 1988
  • The Hitman 1991
  • Delta Force 2: Colombian Connection 1991
  • Hellbound 1994
  • Dodgeball 2012 (Cameo)
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