Martin Kove Biography
The dashing and renowned American movie and television actor ‘Martin Kove’ is best recognized for his role of John Kreese in the ‘Karate Kid’ movie series. Kove is also known for his brilliant performance in the television series ‘Cagney & Lacey’. This supremely talented actor was born on 6th March, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. He was determined to make career in acting field since his early days. It was his true dedication and passion toward acting which has led him to become of the versatile actors of American entertainment world. Kove started his career with playing the minor roles in the several movie and television series. It was in the year 1971 when he made his movie debut with playing the role of Marty in the satire movie ‘Women In Revolt’. His brilliant performance in the movie was highly appreciated by both the audiences and critics. In the same year, he appeared in the black comedy movie ‘Little Murders’. After that, he shows his incredible acting skills in the exploitation horror movie ‘The Last House on the Left’.
Martin became the renowned face of movie world after making appearing in the several movies. In 1972, he was casted in the movie ‘Women in Revolt’. His magical performance gained him more popularity. In the same year, he became the part of Merchant Ivory movie ‘Savages’. After that, he appeared in the several movies like ‘Cops and Robbers’, ‘The Wild Party’, ‘White Line Fever’, ‘Death Race 2000’ and ‘The White Buffalo’. In the year 1977, he became the prominent face of television world when he appeared in short lived CBS series ‘Code R’. His exceptional performance in the series was well appreciated by the audience. He gained huge recognition and appreciation by showing exceptional acting talent in the several series like ‘The San Pedro Beach Bums’, ‘The Incredible Hulk’, ‘Cry For The Strangers’ and ‘Blood Tide’. In the year 1984, he claimed to prominence with playing the role of John Kreese in the martial arts drama movie ‘The Karate Kid’. Considering his brilliant performance in the movie, he was even selected to become a part of sequel of movies ‘The Karate Kid, Part II’ and ‘The Karate Kid, Part III’. His other noticeable performance came in the various movies like ‘Shootfighter: Fight to the Death’, ‘Walker Texas Ranger’, ‘Under Heavy Fire’, ‘Crocodile 2: Death Swamp’, ‘Curse of the Forty-Niner’, ‘Barbarian’, ‘Max Havoc: Ring of Fire’, ‘The Dead Sleep Easy’, ‘War Wolves’ and ‘Middle Men’. He was recently seen in the Contemporary Western movie ‘Falcon Song’ where he appeared as Caspian.
Moving towards his personal life biography, the dashing actor got married to beautiful lady named Vivienne Kove in the year 1981. After spending blissful moment with each other for two decades they finally ended their relationship with divorce in 2005. The reason behind their divorce has not been disclosed yet. From being in a marital relation with his beautiful wife, he has been blessed with two children named Jesse Kove and Rachel Olivia Kove. After being separated from his wife, he was not seen with anyone. He has neither spoken about his past love affairs.
Martin is undoubtedly an exceptional actor. Besides being a phenomenal actor, he is also blessed with attractive personality and great physique. This dashing actor stands tall with the height of 6 feet 1 inches. He is in fact known as narrowed eye actor who has appeared in the character of both good and bad. With his exceptional acting skills, he has gained both recognition and rewards. However, he has not exposed his exact net worth figure in the public yet. More information about this talented actor can be extracted from the wiki and other internet sites. His fans can follow him on his twitter account @RealMartinKove.