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Everything about Ralph Macchio (Karate Kid’s fame actor)

Ralph Macchio ( Ralph George Macchio Jr) is an American actor & Producer who worked in many plays, movies, theater, video games, etc was born on November 4, 1961, in Huntington, New York. 

He is the son of Ralph George Macchio Sr and Rosalie. His father owned a ranch & was of mixed ethnicity as half Italian and half Greek. His mother was pure Italian. He has one brother named Steve Macchio.

Ralph Macchio’s Education:

Ralph’s parents sent him to dance school to make him more confident in his life. They don’t want to make him as shy as them. He got his early education from Local High School, Newyork.  Then, He graduated from the Half Hollow Hills Central School, Newyork.

Ralph Macchio’s Wife:

The Karate Kid’s famous actor is happily married in1987 to his girlfriend Phyllis Fierro who is a nurse practitioner. The reason behind his success is also his successful marriage and a cooperative and caring wife. His wife plays a vital role during the covid pandemic.

How he met his wife:

The actor met his wife for the first time at his cousin’s 16th birthday party when he was 15 & Phyllis was 16, one year older than him. He was introduced to Phyllis Fierro by his grandmother.

Ralph Macchio Family:

Ralph and his wife have two children, one daughter, and one son. After five years of marriage, in 1992 the couple welcomed their first daughter. They named her Julia Macchio who is a movie dancer by profession & played a role in various projects.

In 1996, the couple was blessed with a boy.  They named him Daniel inspired by his famed character Daniel LaRusso.  Daniel Macchio is a singer & director by profession. Both the children of the actor keep the legacy of their father.

How Ralph Macchio entered in showbiz industry:

Ralph started attending dance classes when he was just three years old. When he was 16, he was discovered by a talent agent and cast into the tv serial “Eight is enough” as Jeremy Andretti.

From this role, Ralph’s career started.

Ralph Macchio Theatre, Music videos, Video games, Movies,  & tv Shows:

Ralph Macchio worked in many serials, movies i.e “My Cousin Vinny”, “Ugly Betty”, “The outsiders”, “The Deuce” and the most popular Netflix “Karate Kid” from which he gets immense fame as ‘Daniel LaRusso’. Then he worked in 2 of Karate Kid’s movies. In 2018, He worked in the sequel television series, “Cobra Kai” along with his fast friend William Zabka.

Theatre:

YEAR

Title Character Notes

1986

Cuba and His Teddy Bear Teddy

The Public Theater

1996-1997 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying J. Pierrepont Finch

US national tour

Music videos:

YEAR

Title Artist Character

2007

Sweep the Leg No More Kings Himself

2010

“Had Enough” Danko Jones

Dr. Lee Dorian

2011 “I Think Bad Thoughts” Danko Jones

Dr. Lee Dorian

2012 “The Ballad of Danko jones” Danko Jones

Dr. Lee Dorian

Ralph Macchio in Cobra Kai

Movies:

YEAR

Title Character

Notes

1980 Up the Academy Chooch Bambalazi

1982

High Powder Eddie

Television film

1982

Dangerous Company Denny Brody

Television film

1983

The Outsiders

Johnny Cade

1984

The Karate Kid

Daniel LaRusso

1984

Teachers

Eddie Pilikian

1984

The Three Wishes of Billy Grier Billy Grier

Television film

1986

Crossroads

Eugene Martone

1986

The Karate Kid Part 2

Daniel LaRusso

1988

Distant thunder

Jack Lambert

1989

The Karate Kid Part 3

Daniel LaRusso

1990

Too Much Sun

Frank JR.

1992

The Last P.O.W.: The Bobby Garwood Story Robert Garwood

Television film

1992

My Cousin Vinny

Bill Gambini

1993

Naked in New York

Chris

1998

Dizzyland N/A

Short film

1998

The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue Timmy Brisby (voice)

Direct-to-video film

1999

Can’t Be Heaven

Hubbie Darling

2000

The Office Party Sean

Short film

2001 Popcorn Shrimp Cop #2

Short film

2003 A Good Night to Die

Donnie

2006

Beer League Maz

2009

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead

Bobby Bianchi

2010

Wax On, F*ck off Himself, concept writer Short film
2012 Hitchcock

Joseph Stefano

2012 Holiday Spin Robin

Television film

2013

He’s Way More Famous Than You 

Himself

2014

A Little Game 

Tom

2015 Lost Cat Corona Dominic

2017

Psych: The Movie Nick Conforth

Television film

TBA

A Dog and Pony Show

Aaron

Post-production

Ralph Macchio.

Television Show:

YEAR

Title Character

Notes

1980-81

Eight Is Enough Jeremy Andretti

Recurring role (19 episodes)

1982

CBS Afternoon Playhouse Tony Barnett

Episode: ”Journey to Survival”

1999 The Outer Limits Dr. Neal Eberhardt

Episode: ”The Other Side”

2000

Chicken Soup for the Soul Max

Episode: ”Letters to Suzie”

2000

Twice in a Lifetime Officer Dan Payello

Episode: ”My Blue Heaven”

2005

Entourage Himself

Episode: ”Aquamansion”

2007

Head Case Himself

Episode: ”Ralph Macchio and Liz Phair”

2008-2009

Ugly Betty Archie Rodriguez

Recurring role (11 episodes)

2010

Law & Order(Criminal Intent) Louis Marciano

Episode: ”Inhumane Society”

2010

Psych Nick Conforth Episode: We’d Like to Thank the Academy”

2011

The Whole Truth Frankie Berlito

Episode: ”Lost in Translation”

2011 Dancing with the Stars Himself (contestant)

Placed in fourth (17 episodes)

2012 Happily Divorced Frankie

Episode: ”Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place“ (Parts 1&2)

2013

Robot Chicken Daniel Larusso, Colonel Steven Shay, Janitor Episode: ”Caffeine-Induced Aneurysm”
2013 Who I Met Your Mother Himself

Episode: ”The Bro Mitzvah”

2014

Psych Logan Phelps Episode: ”Remake A.K.A.Cloudy …With a Chance of Improvement”

2016

Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe Himself / roaster

Television special

2017 Whose Line Is It Anyway? Himself

Special Guest (Season10, Episode 8)

2017-2019

The Deuce Officer Haddix Recurring role(17 episodes)
2018 Kevin Can Wait Alviti

2 episodes: ”The Smoking Bun” and “Phat Monkey”

2018

Conan Himself Episode: ”Conan Without Borders:Japan;  pre-recorded video clip
2018 Cobra Kai Daniel LaRusso

Main role Continuation of The Karate Kid film series

Video Game:

YEAR

Title Character
2020 Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues

Daniel LaRusso (voice)

 

Ralph Macchio Politics:

As the actor isn’t so vocal about his political beliefs, it’s unpredictable who he is supporting or not.

Ralph Macchio Networth:

Ralph Macchio‘s net worth is approximately $4 million as per records.

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