Los Angeles, CA, USA
Martin Kove, is an American actor best known for The Karate Kid (1984), in which he played John Kreese, the head teacher of the Cobra Kai karate dojo. He has reprised the role in two sequels, The Karate Kid Part II (1986) and The Karate Kid Part III (1989) as well as the 2018 television sequel series Cobra Kai. He also appeared as Nero the Hero in Death Race 2000 (1975), and afterward as Clem in White Line Fever (1975). He was a regular on the TV series Cagney and Lacey (1982-1988), portraying Police Detective Victor Isbecki. He appeared in Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985).
In 2018, Kove returned to the character of John Kreese for the YouTube Premium web series, Cobra Kai, a sequel series of The Karate Kid franchise set 34 years after the 1984 film.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- MegaCon Orlando 2023 - March 30 - April 2, 2023 in Orlando, FL, USA 2022
- Fan Expo San Francisco 2022 - November 25-27, 2022 in San Francisco, CA, USA
Fan Expo Canada 2022 - August 25-28, 2022 in Toronto, ONCancelled Appearance
- Fan Expo Boston 2022 - August 12-14, 2022 in Boston, MA, USA
- Fan Expo Denver 2022 - July 1-3, 2022 in Denver, CO, USA
- Fan Expo Dallas 2022 - June 17-19, 2022 in Dallas, TX, USA
- MegaCon Orlando 2022 - May 19-22, 2022 in Orlando, FL, USA
- Calgary Expo 2022 - April 21-24, 2022 in Calgary, AB
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