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For other uses, see Chuck (disambiguation).

Chuck is a masculine given name or a nickname for Charles. It may refer to:


Arts and entertainment[edit]

  • Chuck Berry (born 1926), American rock and roll musician
  • Chuck Close (born 1940), American painter and photographer
  • Chuck Comeau (born 1979), Canadian drummer
  • Chuck D (born 1960), stage name of Carlton Douglas Ridenhour, American rapper
  • Chuck Garric, rock bassist of Alice Cooper.
  • Chuck Leavell (born 1952), American pianist and keyboardist
  • Chuck Mangione (born 1940), American flugelhorn player and composer
  • Chuck Norris (born 1940), American martial artist, actor and media personality
  • Chuck Palahniuk (born 1962), American novelist and freelance journalist
  • Chuck Schuldiner (1967–2001), American singer, songwriter, and guitarist
  • Chuck Woolery (born 1941), American actor, singer and game show host



  • Chuck Fager (born 1942), American activist, author, editor, publisher, and prominent member of the Religious Society of Friends
  • Chuck Grassley (born 1933), senior United States Senator from Iowa, serving since 1981
  • Chuck Hagel (born 1946), United States Secretary of Defense, February 27, 2013 to February 13, 2015.
  • Chuck Kleckley (born 1960), businessman and politician in Louisiana


Fictional characters[edit]


  • ChucK, an audio programming language
  • Chuck, US TV spy drama (2007–12)

See also[edit]