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The Story Behind The Iconic 'Karate Kid' Headband

OWN | Posted 01.23.2014 | OWN

Ralph Macchio's character Daniel LaRusso in the 1984 martial arts drama "The Karate Kid" wouldn't have been complete without his iconic blue and whit...

Ralph Macchio's New Film, Across Grace Alley, Proves He's More Than an Actor

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

The undertaking wasn't easy. "I had a 10-year-old boy who had limited acting experience, a dancer/celebrity speaking in her second language, acting for the first time. And I had an Oscar-nominated pro of pros in Marsha Mason," explains Macchio.

Hamptons Journal: Hall & Oates Rock Rydell High Evoking Nostalgia for the Mid-Century

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.25.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Among the many pleasures of the Grease-themed benefit for the Prostate Cancer Foundation this weekend in Wainscott, was seeing Michael Milken in a let...

What Does The 'Karate Kid' Actor Look Like Now?

Posted 07.16.2013 | Celebrity

He's forever known as the kid who crane-kicked that mean guy and as a general "wax on, wax off" enthusiast, but Ralph Macchio of "Karate Kid" fame is ...

Holiday Spin Stars Ralph Macchio but Garrett Clayton Steals the Show

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.16.2013 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

First it was David Hasselhoff and now it is Ralph Macchio. Lifetime is really bringing the golden oldies home for the holidays.

Ralph Macchio Brings 'American Gypsies' To Life

The Huffington Post TV Canada | Rick Mele | Posted 09.02.2012 | TV

Ralph Macchio may be better known for delivering crane kicks than reality TV, but the former Karate Kid has learned a few new moves in recent years (a...

'American Gypsies' Brothers Fight Over How To Save Dad's Life

Posted 08.08.2012 | TV

With their father's life on the line, the Johns brothers came to physical blows in the hospital on "American Gypsies" (Tue., 9 p.m .ET on National Geo...

'American Gypsies' Throw Down Over Gypsy Law

Posted 07.18.2012 | TV

Viewers have already gotten a glimpse into the world of gypsy culture with "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding." Executive producer Ralph Macchio is ta...

'RHONJ' Melissa Gorga Is The Cousin Of 'Karate Kid' Actor (UPDATED)

Posted 07.18.2012 | Celebrity

"Cause I'm on display, display, display," Melissa Gorga not-so-famously opined in her debut single on "The Real Housewives of New Jesey," but it looks...

Naughty But Nice Rob

Ralph Macchio Compares 'American Gypsies' To 'The Sopranos'

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 07.17.2012 | Celebrity

If you thought the Kardashians were the most outrageous reality show family on TV, think again. Tuesday night, "American Gypsies" premieres on the Nat...

Meet The New 'Hannibal'

Posted 07.14.2012 | TV

Mads Mikkelsen has been cast as the title character in NBC's upcoming drama series "Hannibal," Deadline reports. In the 13-episode series from Brya...

PHOTOS: Happy 50th Birthday, Ralph Macchio!

Posted 01.04.2012 | Fifty

Ralph Macchio may be turning 50 on Friday, but you'd never guess it from looking at the perpetually baby-faced star of "The Karate Kid" and "My Cousin...

From the Father of Our Country to the Brat Pack in Three Easy Biographies

Tom Alderman | Posted 09.13.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

If your summer reading includes Ron Chernow's MASSIVE George Washington: A Life, you're going to need some relief, aren't you? Here are a few biographies that are sometimes edifying and a bit more, uhhh, recreational.

Kimmel: Johnny Shows No Mercy For Karate Kid On 'DWTS'

Posted 06.05.2011 | Comedy

William "I was the bully in every '80s movie" Zabka made a cameo appearance on Monday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," as the merciless Johnny Lawrence. Wearin...

'Dancing With The Stars' Pairs Announced!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

First, we were given the stars. Now, the pros that will try to teach them to dance. The cast of the 12th season of "Dancing With The Stars" was ann...

'Dancing With The Stars' Cast Announced!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Off the sidelines and back on the floor -- the 12th season cast of "Dancing With The Stars" has been announced. ABC, which announced the cast durin...

The Karate Kid Is Back! (But Not Before He Becomes A Badass)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Funny or Die has resurrected Ralph Macchio. In this faux-documentary starring the original Karate Kid (no offense Jaden...or Hilary Swank), we witness...