Who is Ralph George Macchio Jr.?
Ralph George Macchio Jr. is an American actor and former child star. He is best known for his roles in the 1980s television series Family Ties, as Joey Tribbiani on the television series Friends, and as Leonardo da Vinci in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film series.
Macchio was born in New York City, the son of Ralph Macchio Sr., a jazz musician and singer who was also a stage manager at Radio City Music Hall and a member of The Lamplighters; and Virginia (née Guglielmo), an actress. His father was of Italian descent, while his mother’s ancestry was Irish, English, Scottish and German. Macchio has two brothers: Michael Jr., who is also an actor; and Robert, who is a musician. He has three children: daughter Montana West (born 1999) from his first marriage to singer-songwriter Tiffany Faye (née Walsh); son James “Jimmy” Macchio III (born 2002) with wife Courtney Jane Ross; and son Ralph George Macchio IV (born 2010) from his second marriage to actress Lisa Ann Walter.
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As a child, Macchio was involved in a number of school plays. At age six, he made his television debut in the ABC series “The Donna Reed Show”, portraying a young boy who is accidentally left behind at a train station. He also appeared as an extra in the films “The Ten Commandments”, “Blackbeard’s Ghost” (disputed), and “The Greatest Story Ever Told” (1969).
In 1971, Macchio made his film debut at age eight in the comedy horror film “A Christmas Story”. He returned briefly to television in 1973 as the young version of Joey Tribbiani on the short-lived ABC sitcom “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father”. In 1974, Macchio starred as Taylor Hackins in an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. The same year, he starred alongside his father Ralph Macchio Sr., again playing an eight-year-old boy named Joey Tribbiani, who is mistakenly taken for his older brother, played by Joey’s real-life father, singer-songwriter Frank Macchio.
In 1975, Macchio starred in the television film “The Trial of Billy Jack”. The following year, he was cast in the ABC series “Family”, which he would continue to play until 1985. During this time on “Family”, Macchio also portrayed a young Ben Murphy in the short-lived 1977 television movie “Benji”, and played a young adventurer named Johnny Walker (the son of actor Dana Andrews) in the 1978 TV miniseries “The Quest” (also known as “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”).
In 1980, Macchio was cast as the title character in the ABC series “The Incredible Hulk”. The series ran for one season and starred Bill Bixby as scientist David Banner. Macchio played David’s friend, Jesse Jones.
The following year, Macchio starred in the film “No Deposit, No Return”, which was directed by his father Ralph Macchio Sr., who also played a supporting role. In 1982, he appeared with his father in “The Outsiders” (an adaptation of S. E. Hinton’s novel of the same name). The film was directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starred Matt Dillon and C. Thomas Howell. In 1983, he starred with his father and brother Michael in the television film “A Christmas Story”. He also had a small role as a boy named Paulie who is accidentally left behind at a train station by his parents in the comedy horror film “Creepshow”. In 1984, he guest-starred as a boy named Joey Tribbiani in the final episode of “Family” titled “The Graduation”.
In 1985, Macchio played a young version of his father’s character Ben Murphy in the television miniseries “The Winds of War” (also known as “War and Remembrance”). The miniseries was based on the book by Herman Wouk. In 1986, he starred as a young Kevin Arnold in the CBS series “The Wonder Years”, which was created by his father. Macchio’s character was described as being a “bubble-headed kid with braces and a bad haircut”. He also starred with his brother in the film, “Two for the Road”, which was directed by their father.