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.
Convention Guest Appearances
- Comic Con Liverpool 2021 - November 13-14, 2021 in Liverpool
- Rhode Island Comic Con 2021 - November 5-7, 2021 in Providence, RI, USA
Fanboy Expo Knoxville Convention 2021 - October 29-31, 2021 in Knoxville, TN, USACancelled Appearance
- Big Texas Comicon 2021 - October 8-10, 2021 in San Antonio, TX, USA
- FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2021 - September 16-18, 2021 in Salt Lake City, UT, USA
- Lexington Comic & Toy Convention 2021 - September 9-12, 2021 in Lexington, KY, USA