Actor Robert Garrison from Karate Kid dead at 59: Rob Garrison, the actor United Nations agency vie intense Tommy in “The martial art Kid” movies and appeared within the YouTube series “Cobra Kai,” has died at age fifty nine.
Garrison’s manager Rick Henriques confirmed the news weekday with a statement:
“Rob was a good person and ambassador to ‘The martial art Kid’ gift,” the statement scan. “He are incomprehensible by American state and everybody he encountered.”
Tommy was a boisterous member of the wicked elapid Kai dojo in 1984’s “The martial art Kid” that asterisked Ralph Macchio because the new child in city United Nations agency turns to martial arts within the face of bullying.
Tommy depicted the full-on intensity of the baleful elapid Kai dojo, as seen within the notorious line to his bully mate Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) throughout the climatical final fight, “Get him a body bag! Yeah!”
Garrison’s Tommy additionally additionally appeared within the 1986 sequel “The martial art Kid: half II” and created a unforgettable anaglyph within the rebooted current series “Cobra Kai.”
“His performance in Season a pair of of elapid snake Kai, being his last, was merely wonderful and he scarf the episode,” Henriques aforesaid within the statement.
Macchio marked the news of his screen rival passing as “a unhappy day for the martial art Kid/ elapid snake Kai family,” in a very statement to USA these days.
“Rob Garrison was a sort gentleman from the primary day I met him to the day we have a tendency to spoke,” Macchio aforesaid within the statement. “I am thus glad he had the chance to indicate his vary and real heart along with his performance last season on ‘Cobra Kai’…My thoughts square measure along with his friends and family”
A family statement aforesaid that Garrison within the hospital for quite a month whereas suffering issues along with his kidneys and liver. The actor’s family is within the method of designing ceremonial arrangements
“Cobra Kai” co-creator Jon Hurwitz paid tribute to Garrison with a series of poignant tweets, expression that “our entire martial art Kid/Cobra Kai family is destroyed by the news of OG elapid snake Rob Garrison’s passing. He was a very talented performing artist and a good higher man. My heart goes intent on Rob’s family throughout this troublesome time. #RIP.”