Martial artist and actor who has starred in a wide number of action films, and is best known for his starring role as Ranger Cordell Walker in the television series Walker, Texas Ranger, from 1993 to 2001. He starred alongside Bruce Lee in the 1972 film, Way of the Dragon. His other notable film credits include The Hitman, The Delta Force, Missing in Action and its sequels, Sidekicks, and Firewalker. He was born Carlos Ray Norris on March 10, 1940 in Ryan, Oklahoma, USA. He is the eldest of three children of his parents Wilma and Ray Norris, and brother to Wieland and Aaron. He has founded two of his own martial arts: Chun Kuk Do and American Tang Soo Do.
Chuck Norris Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 10 March 1940
Birth Place: Ryan, Oklahoma, USA
Birth Name: Carlos Ray Norris
Nickname: Ground Chuck
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Occupation: Actor, Martial artist, Film producer, Screenwriter, Air policeman (U.S. Air Force)
Hair Color: Red
Eye Color: Light Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Chuck Norris Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 170 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 77 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 10″
Height in Meters: 1.78 m
Shoe Size: 11 (US)
Chuck Norris Family Details:
Father: Ray Norris
Mother: Wilma Scarberry
Spouse: Gena O’Kelly (m. 1998-), Dianne Holechek (m. 1958-1989)
Children: Mike Norris, Eric Norris, Danilee Kelly Norris, Dina Norris, Dakota Alan Norris
Siblings: Aaron Norris (Younger Brother), Wieland Clyde Norris (Younger Brother)
Chuck Norris Education:
North High School, Torrance
Chuck Norris Facts:
*He is the eldest of three children of his parents.
*His father was a truck driver, mechanic, and bus driver, and was killed in a car accident.
*He served in the U.S. Air Force.
*Often trained with Bruce Lee.
*He started studying martial arts in Korea in the 1950s.
*He holds a 10th degree black belt in Tang Soo Do, and also an 8th degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do…that is, the Korean styles of each.
*He campaigned for Mike Huckabee for the 2008 primary election.
*He owns a karate studio in Norfolk, Virginia.
*Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.