Ralph Macchio

1961 - Today

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Ralph George Macchio Jr. ( MAH-chee-oh, Italian: [ˈmakkjo]; born November 4, 1961) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Daniel LaRusso in three Karate Kid films, the 1984 film The Karate Kid and its sequels, The Karate Kid Part II (1986) and The Karate Kid Part III (1989), as well as in Cobra Kai, a sequel television series on Netflix. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ralph Macchio has received more than 16,509,676 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Ralph Macchio is the 1,700th most popular actor (down from 995th in 2019), the 2,816th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,804th in 2019) and the 786th most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 17M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.34

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Ralph Macchios by language

Over the past year Ralph Macchio has had the most page views in the with 1,607,516 views, followed by Spanish (242,956), and German (138,568). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Greek (494.64%), Egyptian Arabic (117.66%), and Simple English (95.53%)


Among actors, Ralph Macchio ranks 1,700 out of 13,578Before him are Izabella Scorupco, Eric Campbell, Bernard Farcy, Lea Thompson, Tate Donovan, and Mario Brega. After him are Sofiko Chiaureli, Vladimir Menshov, Jason Miller, Choi Min-sik, Vic Morrow, and Aleksey Batalov.

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Among people born in 1961, Ralph Macchio ranks 89Before him are Billy Ray Cyrus, Chad Smith, Kim Tok-hun, Abdourahamane Tchiani, Elizabeth McGovern, and Lea Thompson. After him are Liam Cunningham, Andrey Kurkov, Jacky Cheung, Ignazio Cassis, Jonas Jonasson, and Dylan McDermott.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ralph Macchio ranks 2,816 out of 20,380Before him are Art Pepper (1925), Michael J. Sandel (1953), Ralph Nader (1934), Eddie Eagan (1897), Lea Thompson (1961), and Tate Donovan (1963). After him are Don Bluth (1937), Laurie Anderson (1947), Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860), William A. Wellman (1896), Leonard Susskind (1940), and Jason Miller (1939).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Ralph Macchio ranks 786Before him are Melissa McBride (1965), Monica Potter (1971), Marilyn Chambers (1952), Denise Richards (1971), Lea Thompson (1961), and Tate Donovan (1963). After him are Jason Miller (1939), Vic Morrow (1929), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (1958), Ronny Cox (1938), Jessica Biel (1982), and Bea Arthur (1922).

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