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Ralph Macchio

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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


1980

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


1983

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


1984

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


1986

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


1992

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


1993

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


2005

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


2007

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


2008

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


2010

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


2011

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


2012

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


2013

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


2017

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


2018

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