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Ralph George Macchio was born on November 4, 1961 in Huntington, Long Island, New York. He started out in various TV commercials in the late 1970s before appearing in the puerile comedy movie Up the Academy (1980), then a regular role in 1980 on the television series Eight Is Enough (1977) followed by a decent performance as teenager Johhny Cade ... See full bio »

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The Karate Kid
The Karate Kid Part III
The Karate Kid Part III Daniel LaRusso
The Outsiders
The Outsiders Johnny Cade
My Cousin Vinny
My Cousin Vinny Bill Gambini


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 2018 Cobra Kai (TV Series) (post-production)
Daniel LaRusso
- Quiver (2018) ... Daniel LaRusso
- Counterbalance (2018) ... Daniel LaRusso
- Strike First (2018) ... Daniel LaRusso
- Esqueleto (2018) ... Daniel LaRusso
- Cobra Kai Never Dies (2018) ... Daniel LaRusso
 2018 A Dog and Pony Show
 2017 Psych: The Movie (TV Movie)
Nick Conforth
 2017 The Deuce (TV Series)
Officer Haddix
- Au Reservoir (2017) ... Officer Haddix
- Why Me? (2017) ... Officer Haddix
- What Kind of Bad? (2017) ... Officer Haddix
- I See Money (2017) ... Officer Haddix
- Show and Prove (2017) ... Officer Haddix
 2017 Lost Cat Corona
 2014 A Little Game
 2010-2014 Psych (TV Series)
Logan Phelps / Nick Conforth
- We'd Like to Thank the Academy (2010) ... Nick Conforth
 2013 Across Grace Alley (Short)
 2013 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Ralph Macchio
- The Bro Mitzvah (2013) ... Ralph Macchio
 2013 He's Way More Famous Than You
Ralph Macchio
 2013 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Daniel LaRusso / Gibby / Janitor
- Caffeine-Induced Aneurysm (2013) ... Daniel LaRusso / Gibby / Janitor (voice)
 2012 Happily Divorced (TV Series)
 2012 Holiday Spin (TV Movie)
 2012 Hitchcock
Joseph Stefano
 2012 The Ballad of Danko Jones (Short)
Dr. Lee Dorian
 2011 The Whole Truth (TV Series)
 2011 I Think Bad Thoughts (Short)
Dr. Lee Dorian
 2010 Had Enough (Short)
Dr. Lee Dorian
 2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Louis Marciano
- Inhumane Society (2010) ... Louis Marciano
 2008-2009 Ugly Betty (TV Series)
Archie Rodriguez
- Be-Shure (2009) ... Archie Rodriguez
- The Bahamas Triangle (2009) ... Archie Rodriguez
- Backseat Betty (2009) ... Archie Rodriguez
- The Wiener, the Bun and the Boob (2009) ... Archie Rodriguez
- The Butterfly Effect: Part 1 (2009) ... Archie Rodriguez
 2007 Head Case (TV Series)
Ralph Macchio
- Ralph Macchio and Liz Phair (2007) ... Ralph Macchio
 2006 Beer League
 2005 Entourage (TV Series)
Ralph Macchio
- Aquamansion (2005) ... Ralph Macchio
 2003 A Good Night to Die
 2001 Popcorn Shrimp (Short)
Cop #2
 2000 The Office Party (Short)
 2000 Twice in a Lifetime (TV Series)
Officer Dan Payello / Phillip Barbosa
- My Blue Heaven (2000) ... Officer Dan Payello / Phillip Barbosa
 2000 Chicken Soup for the Soul (TV Series)
- Letters to Suzie (2000) ... Max
 1999 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dr. Neal Eberhardt
- The Other Side (1999) ... Dr. Neal Eberhardt
 1999 Can't Be Heaven
 1998 Dizzyland (Short)
 1998 The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (Video)
17 Year Old Tim (voice)
 1994 The Ties That Bind (TV Series)
 1993 Naked in New York
 1992 My Cousin Vinny
Bill Gambini
 1992 The Last P.O.W.? The Bobby Garwood Story (TV Movie)
Robert Garwood
 1990 Too Much Sun
Frank, Jr.
 1989 The Karate Kid Part III
Daniel LaRusso
 1988 Distant Thunder
Jack Lambert
 1986 The Karate Kid Part II
 1986 Crossroads
Eugene Martone
 1984 The Three Wishes of Billy Grier (TV Movie)
Billy Grier
 1984 Teachers
Eddie Pilikian
 1984 The Karate Kid
 1983 The Outsiders
Johnny Cade
 1982 High Powder (TV Movie)
 1982 CBS Afternoon Playhouse (TV Series)
Tony Barnett
- Journey to Survival (1982) ... Tony Barnett
 1982 Dangerous Company (TV Movie)
Denny Brody
 1980-1981 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
Jeremy Andretti
- Father Knows Best? (1981) ... Jeremy Andretti
- Goals (1981) ... Jeremy Andretti
- Starting Over (1981) ... Jeremy Andretti
- The Idolbreaker: Part 2 (1981) ... Jeremy Andretti
- The Idolbreaker: Part 1 (1981) ... Jeremy Andretti
 1980 Up the Academy
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(2012, on My Cousin Vinny) We all knew it was a funny script, and obviously Joe Pesci was at a peak there, with Goodfellas and everything going on. And Marisa [Tomei]... Who knew she would be the spectacular talent she is? I mean, we knew when we saw her, but who knew that was going to be an Oscar-winning performance? And Fred Gwynne... The whole cast was great. I had the part that was the least ... See more »


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Daniel LaRusso in the Karate Kid films

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Zach Braff on "Alex, Inc." and the Art of Directing

Zach Braff takes "The IMDb Show" behind the scenes of his new series "Alex, Inc." and reveals Morgan Freeman’s favorite on-set prank.

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