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Tom Cruise
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Ralph Macchio

Knowledge Identifier: +Ralph_Macchio


Ralph Macchio

American actor, best known for his roles as Daniel LaRusso in the Karate Kid series, Eugene Martone in Crossroads, Billy Gambini in My Cousin Vinny, and Johnny Cade in The Outsiders add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1961.

Countries: United States (61%), New York (11%), United Kingdom (9%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Joe Pesci, Patrick Swayze, Tom Cruise

Linked to: American Broadcasting Company, CBS Schoolbreak Special, Japanese American National Museum, Dangerous Company




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Ralph Macchio was born in 1961 add something


His on-screen debut was in the 1980 film "Up the Academy", and his first major role was playing Jeremy Andretti in the television series "Eight Is Enough" add something


Brat Pack (actors) - For example, most of the cast members of "The Outsiders" were mentioned, including Tom Cruise, C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Patrick Swayze and Ralph Macchio, none of whom starred in any other 1980s movies with any "core" Brat Packers, besides Patrick Swayze


In 1983, he appeared as Johnny Cade in "The Outsiders" alongside many young actors who had yet to become major stars, such as C. Thomas Howell, Tom Cruise, Emilio Estevez, Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe, and Matt Dillon add something


In 1984, Macchio became known internationally following the release of the first "Karate Kid" film add something


The Karate Kid, Part II - A sequel to 1984's "The Karate Kid", Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita reprise their respective roles as young karate student Daniel LaRusso and his mentor Kesuke Miyagi


Elisabeth Shue - Shue made her feature film debut in 1984, when she co-starred opposite Ralph Macchio in "The Karate Kid" as the love interest of Macchio's character


The Karate Kid - "'The Karate Kid"' is a 1984 American martial arts romantic drama film directed by John G. Avildsen and written by Robert Mark Kamen, starring Ralph Macchio , Noriyuki "Pat" Morita and Elisabeth Shue


Macchio appeared in the 1986 film "Crossroads", portraying music student Eugene Martone add something


In 1992, he starred opposite Joe Pesci and Marisa Tomei in the hit comedy "My Cousin Vinny", playing William Gambini, who was wrongly accused of murder while passing through a small Alabama town add something


Bobby Garwood - A made-for-TV film starring Ralph Macchio and Martin Sheen was released in 1992


My Cousin Vinny - "'My Cousin Vinny"' is a 1992 American comedy film written by Dale Launer, directed by Jonathan Lynn, and starring Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio, Marisa_Tomei, Mitchell Whitfield, Lane Smith, Bruce McGill and Fred Gwynne


In 1993, Macchio portrayed Chris, the sexually confused best friend of Eric Stoltz's character, in the indie film "Naked in New York", along with such notable actors as Mary-Louise Parker, Jill Clayburgh, Kathleen Turner, and Tony Curtis add something


In 1996, Macchio performed the lead role of J. Pierrepont Finch in the U.S. tour revival of the 1962 Tony award winning musical "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying", and received positive reviews add something


In 2005 Macchio played himself in the HBO series, "Entourage" add something


On May 1, 2007, Macchio played himself in an episode of the Starz series, "Head Case" add something


Since October 2008, he has appeared in several episodes of the ABC Network television series "Ugly Betty" as Archie Rodriguez, a local politician, with a semi-regular role as Hilda's love interest on the show add something


As of November 2008, Macchio was ranked No. 80 among VH1's "100 Greatest Teen Stars" add something


In June 2010, Macchio appeared in Funny or Die's online short, "Wax On, F add something


On September 20, 2010, Macchio played the adult Carl Morelli in a staged reading of the Charles Messina play "A Room of My Own" presented by the Bleecker Street Theater Company add something


In February 2011 it was announced he would compete on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" add something


In April 2012, Macchio was cast in the film "Hitchcock", based on the non-fiction book "Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho", co-starring Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Jessica Biel and Toni Collette, and directed by Sacha Gervasi add something


In April 2013, Macchio appeared in the popular sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" in the episode entitled "The Bro-Mitzvah" add something


William Zabka - In 2013, Zabka guest starred as himself in the season 8 episode of How I Met Your Mother, The Bro Mitzvah, alongside Karate Kid co-star Ralph Macchio


On August 4, 2017, it was announced that Macchio will reprise his role as Daniel Larusso in a 30-minute, 10-part "Karate Kid" revival series for YouTube Red titled "Cobra Kai" that is set to debut in 2018 add something


Macchio reprises his role as Daniel LaRusso in "Cobra Kai", a television sequel to the movie trilogy, that YouTube Red released on May 2, 2018, with a ten-episode first season add something