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William Zabka


William Zabka was born on October 20, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Karate Kid (1984), European Vacation (1985) and Back to School (1986). See full bio »

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 2014 Produce: Where Hope Grows
Milton Malcolm
 2014 Psych (TV Series)
Coach Baggs
- A Nightmare on State Street (2014) ... Coach Baggs
 2013 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Johnny Lawrence / Colonel Steven Shay / Werewolf
 2012 The Man in the Silo
Kevin
 2011 Cross (Video)
Griff
 2011 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
Johnny Lawrence
- Episode #9.105 (2011) ... Johnny Lawrence
 2010 Mean Parents Suck
Detective Ted Clement (as Billy Zabka)
 2007 Starting from Scratch
Bill Bowman
 2007 Smiley Face
Prison Guard
 2004/I Wild Roomies
Slick Salesman
 2002 Antibody (Video)
Emmerich
 2002 Descent Into Darkness
Marty
 2002 Python 2 (Video)
Greg Larson (as Billy Zabka)
 2002 Landspeed
Bob Bailey
 2002 Hyper Sonic (Video)
The Executive
 2002 Gale Force (Video)
Rance
 2001 Epoch (TV Movie)
Rover Driver Joe
 2001 Ablaze
Curt Peters
 2001 Falcon Down
Security Guard John
 2001/II Mindstorm
Rojack
 2000 Python (TV Movie)
Greg Larsen
 1999 Interceptor Force
Dave
 1997 High Voltage
Bulldog
 1996 To the Ends of Time (TV Movie)
Alexander
 1996 Shootfighter II
Ruben
 1995 The Power Within (Video)
Raymond Vonn
 1994 Unlawful Passage
Howie
 1991 For Parents Only
Ted
 1989 Protect and Surf (TV Movie)
Russell Cooper
 1987 A Tiger's Tale
Randy
 1986 Dreams of Gold: The Mel Fisher Story (TV Movie)
Kim Fisher
 1985 European Vacation
Jack
 1984-1985 E/R (TV Series)
Thief / Martin Unger
- All Tied Up (1985) ... Thief
- Son of Sheinfeld (1984) ... Martin Unger
 1984 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Rick Peterson
- Contract for Life: The S.A.D.D. Story (1984) ... Rick Peterson
 1984 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Jeffrey
- Sam's First Love (1984) ... Jeffrey
 1983 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Clarence Mortner Jr.
- Space Ranger (1983) ... Clarence Mortner Jr.
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Other Works:

Directed and acted in the music video for the song "Sweep the Leg" by the band, No More Kings. "Sweep the Leg" is sung from the point of view William Zabka's character of Johnny in The Karate Kid (1984). The music video was filmed August 24 - 25, 2006. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Billy Zabka

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

Prior to 'The Karate Kid', I did commercials - Kool-Aid, Pepsi, milk - and I had always been cast as the all-American nice guy. See more »

Trivia:

Speaks Czech fluently. See more »

Trademark:

Has essayed the "class bully" role in several memorable teen-oriented films

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Libra

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Sweep The Leg Music Video SKfilmbaby
And he's a nice guy! cameronPA
Aged so much better than Ralph Macchio... pamelajoon
Best high school movie jerk. superchrguy
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Favorite Zabka Movie? zamu_kaukonen
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