Martin Kove

Born Mar 6, 1946
  • Actor
Martin Kove is an American film and television actor known for his work in films such as Rambo: First Blood Part II and on TV series such as Cagney & Lacey. He is best known for his role as hard nosed Karate sensei John Kreese in the Karate Kid film series.

Martin Kove Stats


: Marty Kove, Marty Cove, Kove


: Actor


: 6 ft (1.85 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Mar 6, 1946 (70 years old)

Place of Birth

: Brooklyn

Martin Kove Film Roles

  1. Crocodile 2: Death Swamp
  2. Savages
  3. The Karate Kid
    John Kreese
    The Karate Kid
  4. The Karate Kid, Part III
    John Kreese
    The Karate Kid, Part III
  5. The Karate Kid, Part II
    John Kreese
    The Karate Kid, Part II
  6. Max Havoc: Ring of Fire
    Max Havoc: Ring of Fire
  7. The Veteran
    The Veteran
  8. Rice Girl
    Captain Ron Williams
  9. The Four Deuces
  10. Judge and Jury

Martin Kove TV Starring Roles

  1. Cagney & Lacey
  2. Hard Time on Planet Earth
  3. Code R
  4. We've Got Each Other
  5. Dobe and a Company of Heroes

Martin Kove TV Guest Roles

  1. The Mother of All Monsters
  2. Opening Day
  3. The Shortest Yard
  4. Measure of Mercy
    Jimmy Jay
  5. Return of the Shadow Assassin
    Shadow assassin
  6. Law Dance
    Burl Slote
  7. Don't Keep the Home Fires Burning
    Lyle Rainwood
  8. In Performance of Duty
  9. Anything Wrong?
  10. The Wiving
    Ike Hockett