(Carlos Ray Norris)
Birthplace: Ryan, Oklahoma
Norris won the World Middleweight Karate Championship seven times before entering the entertainment business. He is famous for playing a karate master in movies like Way of the Dragon (1972) and Game of Death (1978). He later took on the action-hero role in films like Breaker-Breaker! (1977), Good Guys Wear Black (1979) and Force of One (1979). He stared in the weekly television series, Walker, Texas Ranger (1993–2001).