Ralph Macchio or Ralph George Macchio Jr. is a famous American producer and actor, born on 4 November 1961. His best-known and well-known work is also in the three Karate Kid films Daniel La Russo and the next television series Cobra Kai. He also played roles as Jeremy Andretti, Enough in Eight, Eugene Marton in Crossroads, Johnny Cade in The Outsiders, Bill Gambini in My Cousin Vinnie, to mention a few.
Macchio, although he is better known for his films, is also a good dancer. He started his tap dancing classes at the age of three and got a talent agent at the age of 16. His first breakthrough was as Jeremy Andretti in the television series, Eight Is Enough. Soon after, he got the role of Johnny Cage in the film, The Outsiders, 1983. Then he was constantly doing famous movies like the entire franchise of The Karate Kid, which made him famous in the stratosphere.
In 1986, he appeared in the film Crossroads in the role of Eugene Marton, a music student. In the same year, he was cast in Cuba and his Teddy Bear alongside Robert De Niro on Broadway. She was cast alongside Joe Pesci and Marisa Tomei in the 1992 comedy My Cousin Vinny. He also played a lead role in the 1962 US Tour revival, which won the Tony Award-winning musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”. In the year 2005, he played the role of himself in the series Entourage. Then in the year 2007, he appeared in the music video of No More Kings. In 2008, he also appeared in an episode of the ABC Network TV series Ugly Betty.
In 2010, he appeared in Funny or Do’s short, Wax On, Fuck Off. Over the years, he worked on many projects. Recently in the year 2018, he reprized the role of Daniel Larso in Cobra Kai. Along with William Zabka, he is the co-executive producer of the series.
Apart from the film and television industry, Macchio has also worked in theatres. In 1986, at the Public Theater, as Teddy in Cuba and His Teddy Bear. and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, on a national tour of the US in 1996-1997.
Music Video :-
In 2007, Sweep the Leg, in 2010, Enough, In 2011, I Had Bad Ideas, In the year 2012, The Ballad of Danko Jones.
Early life, school and education:-
The famously talented Macchio, born in 1961 in Huntington, New York. His father was half Italian and half Greek. His name is Ralph George Macchio. His mother was an Italian named Rosalie. Ralph Jr. graduated from Half Hollow Hills Central School District in New York City.
His wife is Phyllis Ferro. She is a nurse practitioner by profession. He was being introduced to his grandmother at the age of 15. They married in 1987 on 5th April. They had two children, Julia, born in 1992, and Daniel, born in 1996.
Junior Ralph is a big fan of the New York Islanders hockey team and was also featured as the team celebrity captain in the Pro Set Platinum Trading Card series in 1991. The 2016 bobblehead promotion saw their resemblance to the coveted ‘crane’ for the team’s uniform. Kick pose from the movie The Karate Kid.
In 2014, at the Japanese American National Museum on the 30th anniversary of his film The Karate Kid, he said that his character Danielle was sitting in his garage in the first film, the yellow 1947 Ford convertible he received from Miyagi.
Macchio in his 50s also looks incredibly dashing. He has the form of a god. He attributed his good looks to genetics and a healthy lifestyle. He thinks he’s got a lot of luck in the style department. Thus he blames only his parents for it.
|profession||producer and actor|
|Date of birth||November 4, 1961|
|birth place||Huntington, New York, USA|
|height||5 feet 9 inches|
|family||father: Ralph Macchio Sr.
Mother: Rosalie Macchio
brother: steven macchio
|wife husband||Phyllis Fierro (m. 1987)|
|education||Local High School, New York, USA|
|College||University of Georgia|
|Educational Qualifications||Half Hollow Hills Central School District, New York, United States|
|eye color||dark brown|
|net worth||USD 4 million (approx)|
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