Why Famous: Martial artist who rose to fame in the 1970s and 1980s as an action star. Since 2005 he has been widely associated with an internet meme which documents fictional and often absurd feats associated with him.
- 1998-11-28 Actor and martial arts expert Chuck Norris (58) weds former model Gena O'Kelley (30) at The North Church in Carrolton, Texas
- 1993-04-21 Action TV series "Walker, Texas Ranger" starring Chuck Norris debuts on CBS
- "Men are like steel - when they lose their temper, they lose their worth."