Profile of the Day: Chuck Norris
Happy birthday Chuck Norris! Can you believe he’s turning 74 today? The action icon was born Carlos Ray Norris in Ryan, Oklahoma to Wilma and Ray Norris on March 10, 1940. After serving in the United States Air Force, Norris rose to fame as a martial artist. During one of his martial arts demonstrations, he caught the eye of Bruce Lee who cast him in the film Return of the Dragon, which helped launch Norris to international stardom. In the 1990s, he successfully transitioned to television as the star of Walker, Texas Ranger.
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Image credit: Lance Cpl. Ben Eberle, U.S. Marine Corps