William Zabka

Writer / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Actor / Film Director | * 10/20/1965 (57) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
William Michael Zabka (born October 20, 1965) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Johnny Lawrence in The Karate Kid (1984), The Karate Kid Part II (1986) and the TV series Cobra Kai (2018–present). In 2004, he was nominated for an Academy Award for co-writing and producing the short film Most. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Comedies | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for William Zabka

Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film
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Movies with William Zabka as Actor(34)

as Milton Malcolm2014 Where Hope Grows
as Saw2011 Cross
as Prison Guard2007 Smiley Face
as Self / Johnny2005 The Way of The Karate Kid
as Slick Salesman2004 Wild Roomies
as Rance2002 Gale Force
as Curt Peters2002 Ablaze
as Otto Emmerick2002 Antibody
as The Executive2002 Hyper Sonic
as Greg Larson2002 Python 2
as Marty2002 Dark Descent
as Rover Driver Joe2001 Epoch
as John - Security Guard2001 Falcon Down
as Rojack2001 Project: Human Weapon
as Greg Larsen2000 Python
as Dave1999 Interceptors
as Bulldog1997 High Voltage
as Alexander1996 To the Ends of Time
as Ruben1996 Shootfighter II
as Raymond Vonn1995 The Power Within
as Howie1994 Unlawful Passage
as Johnny Lawrence (archive footage) (uncredited)1989 The Karate Kid Part III
as Russell Cooper1989 Protect and Surf
as Randy1987 A Tiger's Tale
as Johnny Lawrence1986 The Karate Kid Part II
as Chas1986 Back to School
as Greg Tolan1985 Just One of the Guys
as Johnny Lawrence1984 The Karate Kid

TV Shows/Series with William Zabka as Actor(5)

as himself2021 The Netflix Afterparty
as Johnny Lawrence2018 Cobra Kai
as himself2005 How I Met Your Mother
as Scott McCall1985 The Equalizer
1984 E/R

Movies with William Zabka as Crew(2)

Production/Producer2003 Most
Writing/Writer2003 Most

TV Shows/Series with William Zabka as Crew(1)

Production/Co-Executive Producer2018 Cobra Kai

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: William Zabka
Born: Wednesday, 10/20 1965 (October) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 57 years + 108 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: El Camino Real High School
Other names for William Zabka (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Billy Zabka"
William Zabka frequently works together with these people:
Phillip J. Roth (14x, Crew)
Francie Hart (10x, Crew)
John G. Avildsen (8x, Crew)
Jeffery Beach (7x, Crew)
Pat E. Johnson (7x, Actor)
Richard Smith (7x, Actor)
Martin Kove (6x, Actor)
Kourtney Kang (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:7219, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/05/2023