Date of Birth:
4 November 1961
Ralph Macchio played in 12 movies in the Crime, Drama, Romance, Music, Comedy, Music, Mystery, Action, Family, Sport, Animation, Adventure, Musical, Thriller, Documentary genres.
Ralph Macchio got succeed with average imdb rating 5.8.
Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1984" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 36.
Graduated in 1979 from Half Hollow Hills West High School.
His career started back in the late 70s doing commercials for Bubble Yum and Dr. Pepper.
When Joel Siegel first did a review for The Karate Kid (1984), he pronounced his name "MA-Key-O" instead of "Ma-chee-o". The latter pronunciation was the way Ralph Macchio pronounced his name, but the former is the proper Italian pronunciation. Siegel was called in at 4:00am the day of his review's airing to correct the pronunciation. He later expressed annoyance at being called in at 4:00am in the morning because Macchio "didn't know how to pronounce his own name."
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