'80s Hunks: Then & Now

Ralph Macchio

Starting out on TV in commercials for Bubble Yum and Dr. Pepper, Macchio appeared alongside future teen idols Tom Cruise, Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe and Matt Dillon in 1983's The Ousiders before assuming his internationally known role as Daniel LaRusso in the Karate Kid films. Ranked No. 80 on VH1's list of 100 Greatest Teen Stars, Macchio placed fourth on 2011's Dancing With the Stars. He'll next appear in Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho.


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