(1980s-1990s) TV commercials: Following the success of The Karate Kid
(1984), he performed in a memorable TV spot for King Cobra Beer. ("Don't let the smooth taste fool you!").
1 Interview |
Marty Cove | Marty Kove
6' (1.83 m)
Kove, Jesse Morgan
Did You Know?
From the moment I got to Hollywood, I've always felt like I never really got to do what I wanted to do. In general, artists feel that you're never really allowed to accomplish what you would like to accomplish because there's just so much of this system that gets in the way, the business gets in the way of the art.
Injured his hand during the fateful fight scene between his character, John Kreese, and Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid Part II
(1986). The effects team ill-timed one of the car window shattering shots, causing Kove to inadvertently break the prop window with his own fist. He sustained several injuries to his hand but continued filming.