Chuck Norris biography

Chuck Norris

Martial Artist

1940 –

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Who is Chuck Norris?

Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris is an American martial artist and actor. After serving in the United States Air Force, he began his rise to fame as a martial artist, and has since founded his own school, Chun Kuk Do.

Norris appeared in a number of action films, such as Way of the Dragon, in which he starred alongside Bruce Lee, and was The Cannon Group's leading star in the 1980s. He played the starring role in the television series Walker, Texas Ranger from 1993 until 2001.

Norris is a devout Christian and politically conservative. He has written several books on Christianity and donated to a number of 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. Norris also writes a column for the conservative website WorldNetDaily. Since 2005 Norris has been widely associated with an internet meme which documents fictional and often absurd feats associated with him.

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Born
Mar 10, 1940
Ryan
Also known as
  • Carlos Ray Norris
  • Ground Chuck
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Christianity
Ethnicity
  • Scotch-Irish American
  • Cherokee
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Eastfield College
  • North High School
    (1955/09 - 1958/06)
Employment
  • Founder, World Combat League
    (2005 - )
  • Founder, United Fighting Arts Federation
    (1979 - )
  • KickStart
Lived in
  • Oklahoma
  • Torrance
  • Prairie Village

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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