Supporting actor, onscreen from the '80s.
Biography by Rovi
- 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.