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Cobra Kai Season 5 – Who is Ralph Macchio aka Daniel LaRusso and where have you seen him before?

Cobra Kai Season 5, the highly anticipated brand new season of the hit martial arts comedy-drama, is set to debut exclusively on Netflix this Friday, September 9, 2022.

Cobra Kai Season 5 was created by Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg. The official synopsis for Season 5 released by Netflix reads:

“The battle for the soul of the valley may be over, but the war is just beginning…. After the shocking results of the All Valley Tournament, sensei Terry Silver expands the Cobra Kai empire and seeks to reintroduce his “No Mercy” style of… Karate the Only Game in Town While Kreese is behind bars and Johnny Lawrence puts karate aside to focus on repairing the damage he’s caused, Daniel LaRusso must enlist the help of an old friend… While Terry Cobra Kai leads into an adventure new regime, Daniel, Johnny and an old ally join forces in a fight that goes far beyond the mat.”

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The series stars actor Ralph Macchio, who will be reprising his fan-favorite character Daniel LaRusso in the upcoming Season 5 of the show.

Since Netflix has released the official trailer for Cobra Kai In Season 5, fans have been eagerly awaiting what their beloved character LaRusso will bring to the table in this all-new and highly immersive season.

Without further ado, let’s jump right in and find out all about acclaimed actor Ralph Macchio before he arrives Cobra Kai Season 5 on Netflix.


Find out all about Ralph Macchio beforehand Cobra Kai Season 5 arrives on Netflix this Friday

Ralph Macchio, currently 60 years old, is a critically acclaimed American actor, best known worldwide for his role as Daniel LaRusso in the popular film The Karate Kid franchise, entailing The Karate Kid, The Karate Kid Part II and The Karate Kid Part III and its sequel Cobra Kai.

The actor is also known for his portrayal of the character Johnny Cade in the 1983 film The outsiderBill Gambini in the 1992 film My cousin VinnyEugene Martone in the 1986 film CrossingJeremy Andretti in the 1977 comedy-drama series Eight is enough and Archie Rodriguez in the 2006 comedy series Ugly Betty.

Over the years, Ralph Macchio has been part of several other notable films including To the academy, Billy Grier’s Three Wishes, Distant Thunder, Too much sun, Naked in New York, Can’t be heaven, A good night to die for, beer league, Hitchcock, Lost Cat Corona, A little game, Psycho: The Movie and several others.

The actor was also part of television series, including CBS Afternoon Playhouse, The Outer Limits, Chicken soup for the soul, Twice in life, Law & Order: Criminal intent, The whole truth, How I met your mother, The two, Whose line is it anyway?, Kevin can wait, entourage, head fall, robot chicken and many more.


Aside from Ralph Macchio, the cast list for Cobra Kai Season 5 also features William Zabka, Courtney Henggeler, Xolo MaridueƱa, Tanner Buchanan, Peyton List, Vanessa Rubio, Thomas Ian Griffith, Dallas Dupree Young and more.

Don’t forget to look Cobra Kai sSeason 5 premieres Friday, September 9, 2022 on Netflix.


Edited by Adelle Fernandes

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