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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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Known For

The Karate Kid
My Cousin Vinny
My Cousin Vinny Bill Gambini
The Outsiders
The Outsiders Johnny Cade


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 2017 The Deuce (TV Series) (announced)
Officer Haddix
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... Officer Haddix
- Why Me? (2017) ... Officer Haddix
- What Kind of Bad? (2017) ... Officer Haddix
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Officer Haddix
- Show and Prove (2017) ... Officer Haddix
 2015 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 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Ralph Macchio
- The Bro Mitzvah (2013) ... Ralph Macchio
 2013 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Daniel Larusso / Gibby / Janitor
- Caffeine-Induced Aneurysm (2013) ... Daniel Larusso / Gibby / Janitor (voice)
 2012 Holiday Spin (TV Movie)
 2012 Hitchcock
Joseph Stefano
 2012 The Ballad of Danko Jones (Short)
Dr. Lee Dorian
 2011 I Think Bad Thoughts (Short)
Dr. Lee Dorian
 2011 The Whole Truth (TV Series)
 2010 Had Enough (Short)
Dr. Lee Dorian
 2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Louis Marciano
- Inhumane Society (2010) ... Louis Marciano
 2006 Beer League
 2005 Entourage (TV Series)
Ralph Macchio
- Aquamansion (2005) ... Ralph Macchio
 2001 Popcorn Shrimp (Short)
Cop #2
 2000 The Office Party (Short)
 2000 Can't Be Heaven
 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
 1998 Dizzyland (Short)
 1994 The Ties That Bind (TV Series)
 1993 Naked in New York
 1992 The Last P.O.W.? The Bobby Garwood Story (TV Movie)
Robert Garwood
 1988 Distant Thunder
Jack Lambert
 1986 Crossroads
Eugene Martone
 1984 The Three Wishes of Billy Grier (TV Movie)
Billy Grier
 1984 Teachers
Eddie Pilikian
 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 Up the Academy
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Stage: Appeared in "Only Kidding", off-Broadway. See more »

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5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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(2012, on Crossroads) That film was arguably one of the better-looking films I've ever been in, and some of the coolest music ever, including probably one of the greatest guitar duels ever to come out of Hollywood, between Steve Vai and myself, although it wasn't me. I was faking it all the way. But it's still a very cool project. Joe Seneca was phenomenal in that movie, Jami Gertz. And I'll run ... See more »


Born in the same Long Island town as superstar Mariah Carey. See more »


Daniel LaRusso in the Karate Kid films

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