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Marty Cove | Marty Kove
6' (1.83 m)
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[on one of his most famous roles, in The Karate Kid
(1984)] Over the years, kids have come up to me in places like supermarkets, and hit me and said things like, "You hurt Ralph (Ralph Macchio
)!". It makes me feel like the Darth Vader of the contemporary cinematic world. As Sensei John Kreese, I'm truly hated and I love it. I had no idea how much anxiety people would be releasing by hating this ...
Injured his hand during the fateful fight scene between his character, John Kreese, and Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid 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.