Netflix's 'Cobra Kai' Season 4: 5 things you didn't know about Ralph Macchio
‘Cobra Kai’ is one of the biggest shows on the planet right now and has given several iconic moments throughout its run. The first three seasons were massively successful and garnered a lot of nominations at various award ceremonies. So, it comes as no shock that Netflix is coming out with another season of the highly popular show.
Season 4 of ‘Cobra Kai’ will see Miyagi-Do and Eagle Fang dojos joining forces to take down Cobra Kai at an upcoming tournament. Will Cobra Kai be able to beat them? The answer to that question will be given when the upcoming edition arrives on Netflix.
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The show is one of the most-watched titles on the streaming giant and makers will be hoping to receive a rousing reception once again. The original cast members will be returning for the fourth and there will be some new faces as well. So, let’s take a look at the cast of ‘Cobra Kai’ Season 4.
Ralph Macchio as Daniel LaRusso
Macchio is one of the most-loved personalities in Hollywood and has had the chance to work with some of the biggest names in the industry. Born on November 4, 1961, Macchio received one of his first major acting roles in 1983. He was cast as Johnny Cade on the Television show ‘The Outsiders’. This role led him to be cast as Daniel LaRusso in the blockbuster 1984 movie ‘The Karate Kid’. The movie turned out to be really successful and spawned two sequels. Macchio garnered worldwide recognition with that role and became a star.
Since then, he has been seen in a wide range of projects like ‘Distant Thunder’, ‘Hitchcock’, ‘Psych: The Movie’, ‘Entourage’, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and ‘The Deuce’.
William Zabka as Johnny Lawrence
Born on October 20, 1965, William Zabka started his career as an assistant director of ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’. His first movie as an actor, ‘The Karate Kid’, turned out to be his breakout role. During the 1990s and 2000s, he acted mostly in independent films while studying to be a filmmaker. In 2003, he wrote and produced a short movie titled ‘Most’. The movie won several awards at prestigious film festivals and was nominated for an Academy Award in the Live Action Short Film category.
Some of his other acting credits include ‘The Equalizer’, ‘Hot Tub Time Machine’, ‘Python’, ‘Robot Chicken’, ‘How I Met Your Mother’, and ‘Psych’.
Courtney Henggeler as Amanda LaRusso
Henggeler wanted to be a part of the entertainment since her childhood and started acting when she was in high school. She did a lot of plays in the initial part of her career and started off her professional acting career with the main role in the horror movie ‘The Bog Creatures’ in 2003. In 2008, Henggeler took on the guest role of Missy Cooper, the twin sister of the show's main character, Sheldon Cooper, in the popular sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’. She reprised her role in 2018 as well.
Since then, she has appeared on projects such as ‘Criminal Minds’, ‘Friends with Benefits’, ‘NCIS’, ‘Mom’, ‘The Mysteries of Laura’, ‘Bones’, ‘Jane the Virgin’ and ‘Fuller House’.
Xolo Mariduena as Miguel Diaz
Born in Los Angeles, California, Xolo started acting at the tender age of 11 and made his debut with the TV series ‘Parenthood’, for which he was nominated at the Imagen Awards and Young Artist Awards. His appearance on the show made him a star and he started getting pivotal roles on various shows. Xolo has featured on projects such as ‘Rush Hour’, ‘Twin Peaks’, and ‘Cleopatra in Space’.
Mary Mouser as Samantha LaRusso
Born on May 9, 1996, Mary Mouser is one of the brightest young talents working in the industry right now. She started her career at the age of 6 when she was chosen as a photo double for Abigail Breslin’s character in ‘Signs’. Mary garnered her first TV role in 2004 with ‘Without a Trace’.
She has also appeared in guest-starring roles on ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’, ‘Without a Trace’, ‘The King of Queens’, ‘Monk’, ‘Inconceivable’, ‘Scrubs’, ‘One Life to Live’ and had a recurring role on ‘NCIS’.
Tanner Buchanan as Robby Keene
Buchanan began his acting career at the tender age of 10 and played a child role in the blockbuster hit TV series ‘Modern Family’. In 2013, he made his debut in movies with ‘Jake Squared’ and was also featured on an episode of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’. The actor garnered his first major acting role in the 2015 movie ‘The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards’ which also starred James Franco.
However, his moment of glory came in 2016 when he was cast as one of the main characters in ‘Designated Survivor’. Earlier this year, he played the lead role of Cameron Kweller in Netflix’s ‘He’s All That’ alongside Addison Rae.
Vanessa Rubio as Carmen Diaz
The Colombian-American actress has been a part of the industry since 2007 and has garnered a lot of recognition for her roles. She began her acting career with a couple of short films before making his TV series debut in ‘Deception’ (2013). After making her debut, she got the chance to appear on shows such as ‘Golden Boy’, ’20-Something’, ‘The Girl is in Trouble’, ‘Life, Coached’, ‘Master of None’, and ‘Gone’.
She received her first major acting role with the Netflix series ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’.
Dallas Dupree Young as Kenny
Dallas is a talented young man who has proved his brilliance even at such a young age. Starting his career in 2016 with short films, Dallas quickly started getting roles on TV and appeared on shows like ‘The Good Place’, ‘The Mayor’ and ‘Shameless’. On the other hand, he made his feature film debut with Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’.
His first major acting roles came in 2018 with shows like ‘The Fosters’ and ‘Cousins for Life’. Last year, he was cast in a pivotal role on ‘The Big Show Show’.
Excited about 'Cobra Kai' Season 4? Catch the upcoming season premiering exclusively on Netflix on Friday, December 31.