• Ralph Macchio is an iconic American actor
  • He is best known for his work on The Karate Kid
  • Macchio is still active as an actor today

He made his debut as "Daniel LaRusso" in 1984's The Karate Kid as a 16-year-old underdog who, with the help of his mentor "Mr. Miyagi" enters into the karate world becoming a teenage idol! After the first installment, the successful sequels The Karate Kid Part II and The Karate Kid Part III followed in 1986 and 1989.

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Following his stint as the "Karate Kid", Ralph Macchio appeared in numerous other productions. The actor could be seen in the series Ugly Betty, in the popular sitcom How I Met Your Mother and in the crime series Law & Order: Criminal Intent. But he also filmed the cinema hit Hitchcock in 2012 alongside Hollywood stars such as Scarlett Johansson and Anthony Hopkins. Since 2018, he has starred in the 'Karate Kid' reboot - 'Cobra Kai'. 

Watch the video above to learn more about Ralph!