Chuck Norris

American martial artist, actor, film producer and screenwriter

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.

Chuck Norris
Chuck Norris May 2015.jpg
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

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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FilmographyEdit

Feature filmsEdit

     Denotes lead role

Title Year Functioned as Notes
Actor Producer Writer Role
The Wrecking Crew 1968       Man in the House of 7 Joys Uncredited cameo
Way of the Dragon 1972       Colt
The Student Teachers 1973       Karate Advisor Cameo[2]
Yellow Faced Tiger 1974       Chuck Slaughter / Himself
Breaker! Breaker! 1977       John David "J.D." Dawes
Good Guys Wear Black 1978       Maj. John T. Booker
A Force of One 1979       Matt Logan
The Octagon 1980       Scott James
An Eye for an Eye 1981       Officer Sean Kane
Silent Rage 1982       Sheriff Daniel "Dan" Stevens
Forced Vengeance 1982       Cf. Josh Randall
Lone Wolf McQuade 1983       Ranger J.J. McQuade
Missing in Action 1984       Col. James Braddock
Missing in Action 2: The Beginning 1985       Col. James Braddock
Code of Silence 1985       Sgt. Eddie Cusack
Invasion U.S.A. 1985       Agent Matt Hunter
The Delta Force 1986       Maj. Scott McCoy
Firewalker 1986       Max Donigan
Braddock: Missing in Action III 1988       Col. James Braddock
Hero and the Terror 1988       Det. Danny O'Brien
Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection 1990       Col. Scott McCoy
The Hitman 1991       Cliff Garret / Danny Grogan
Sidekicks 1992       Himself
Hellbound 1994       Sgt. Frank Shatter
Top Dog 1995       Lt. Jake Wilder
Forest Warrior 1996       Jedidiah McKenna Direct-to-video
Bells of Innocence 2003       Matthew Limited release
DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story 2004       Himself Cameo
Birdie & Bogey 2004      
The Cutter 2005       John Shepherd Direct-to-video
The Expendables 2 2012       Booker "The Lone Wolf"

TelevisionEdit

     Denotes lead role

Title Year Functioned as Network Notes
Actor Producer Writer Role
Karate Kommandos 1986       Himself Broadcast syndication 5 episodes; voice role
Wind in the Wire 1993       Himself Unknown Television film; cameo
Walker Texas Ranger 3: Deadly Reunion 1994       Ranger Cordell Walker Unknown Television film
Logan's War: Bound by Honor 1998       Jake Fallon CBS Television film
Sons of Thunder 1999       Ranger Cordell Walker CBS 4 episodes (Producer in 6 ep.)
Martial Law 2000       Ranger Cordell Walker CBS Episode "Honor Among Strangers"
The President's Man 2000       Agent Joshua McCord CBS Television film
Walker, Texas Ranger 1993–2001       Ranger Cordell Walker CBS 196 episodes (Producer in 70 ep. / Writer in 6 ep.)
The President's Man: A Line in the Sand 2002       Agent Joshua McCord CBS Television film
Yes, Dear 2003       Himself CBS Episode "Jimmy and Chuck"
Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire 2005       Ranger Cordell Walker CBS Television film
Inside World Combat League 2007       Unknown Television film
The Goldbergs 2015       Himself ABC Episode "Boy Barry"; voice role
Chuck Norris's Epic Guide to Military Vehicles 2019       Himself Unknown Television special
Hawaii Five-0 2020       Sgt. Maj. Lee Phillips CBS Episode "A 'ohe ia e loa'a aku, he ulua kapapa no ka moana"

Miscellaneous crewEdit

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

Soundtrack appearancesEdit

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

Related pagesEdit

Other websitesEdit




  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