How Chuck Norris Facts became the internet’s first great meme

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Hollywood is constantly in search of the next big action star. The prototypical person who can fill movie scenes and movie theaters as the protagonist in summer blockbusters. But more importantly these days, also captivate the internet.

In the late 1970s and early 80s, there were few action heroes larger than Chuck Norris. After serving in the United States Air Force, Norris rose to fame as a martial artist, starring along side Kung Fu legend Bruce Lee in Way of the Dragon and became a bankable box office force in the mid-80s with films like Missing In Action and Delta Force.

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