William Zabka

William Zabka

Highest Rated: 88% The Karate Kid (1984)

Lowest Rated: 36% National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)

Birthday: Oct 20, 1965

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Is of Czech descent, on his father's side, and can speak Czech fluently.Made his TV debut in the 1983 episode "Space Ranger" of The Greatest American Hero.Was an accomplished wrestler prior to his role in The Karate Kid, and later earned a second degree green belt in the martial art of Tang Soo Do. Co-wrote and produced the short film Most which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Film, Live Action, in 2004.Breakout role was antagonist Johnny Lawrence in 1984's The Karate Kid, and would reprise that role in its sequel and the YouTube Premium series Cobra Kai.Directed the 2010 music video for No More Kings' "Sweep The Leg", wherein he plays a parody of himself.Last name, Zabka, translates to "little frog" in Czech.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs Actor 2017
46% Where Hope Grows Milton Malcolm 2015
No Score Yet Cross Actor 2011
66% Smiley Face Prison Guard 2007
No Score Yet Hyper Sonic The Executive 2003
No Score Yet Most Screenwriter 2003
No Score Yet Antibody Emmerich 2002
No Score Yet Python II Greg Larson 2002
No Score Yet Ablaze Curt Peters 2002
No Score Yet Landspeed Bob Bailey 2002
No Score Yet Project: Human Weapon Rojack 2002
No Score Yet Gale Force Rance 2001
No Score Yet Epoch Rover Driver 2001
No Score Yet Mindstorm Rojack 2001
No Score Yet Python Greg Larsen 2001
No Score Yet Dark Descent Actor 2001
No Score Yet Falcon Down Security - John 2000
No Score Yet Interceptors (The Last Line of Defence) (Interceptor Force) Dave 1999
No Score Yet High Voltage Bulldog 1997
No Score Yet Shootfighter II Ruben 1995
No Score Yet The Power Within Vonn 1995
No Score Yet Unlawful Passage Actor 1994
No Score Yet Shootfighter: Fight to the Death Ruben 1993
No Score Yet A Tiger's Tale Randy 1988
No Score Yet Dreams of Gold Actor 1986
42% The Karate Kid Part II Johnny 1986
85% Back to School Chas 1986
No Score Yet Dreams of Gold: The Mel Fisher Story Kim 1986
36% National Lampoon's European Vacation Jack 1985
45% Just One of the Guys Greg 1985
88% The Karate Kid Johnny 1984


94% Cobra Kai
Johnny Lawrence 2019
No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly
Guest 2018
83% How I Met Your Mother
Himself 2014
No Score Yet Comment je l'ai rencontrée
Himself 2014
No Score Yet The Equalizer
Scott 1989


Sandy says: Oh, I suppose you're gonna beat him up now too?

Greg says: NO, I'm gonna buy him an ice cream.