Martin Kove posing for camera.

Martin Kove Wife, Age, Politics, Rambo, Movies and TV Shows

The veteran actor Martin Kove is constantly working in Hollywood for the past forty years. In his long career, he played all types of characters and impressed his viewers with his versatile acting.

Born NameMartin Kove
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York
Height6 feet 1 Inch
Eye ColorBlue
Zodiac SignPisces
Net Worth$2 Million
Weight80 Kgs
Age73 years old
DatingMary Scavo Squire

Along with a sucessful career, Kove also maintained a healthy life. Know in detail about his significant another, Kids and family life in general:

Currently Dating?

The 73 years old actor Martin Kove is currently in a relationship with Mary Scavo Squire. She is the CEO of River Park Executive Suites.

The pair is open about their affair and attends public events together. Furthermore, the couple also regularly shares adorable pictures on their respective social media accounts.

Failed Marriage?

Kove was married to Vivienne Raymond Kove from 1981-2005. She was a production assistant by profession.

From this marriage, Kove is a parent of two children. The twins, Jesse Morgan Kove and Rachel Olivia Kove were born on November 2, 1990.
His son Jesse is an actor and producer. He is known for his work on First Day, Steve the Intern and This Is Our Christmas.

Martin’s daughter chose a different path and did not work in the film industry. Instead, she works at Home Care Recovery Solutions.

Fortune of Millions

Martin Kove holds an overall net worth of $2 million. He collected this wealth from his four-decade work in the entertainment industry.

In Kove’s long career, he is credited with 228 projects. Some of his well-known projects are Walker, Texas Ranger, Cagney &Lacey and Rambo: First Blood Part II.

The actor is, however, most remembered by fans for playing Sensei John Kreese in The Karate Kid film series.



1971Little MurdersUncredited
1971Women in RevoltMarty
1972The Last House on the LeftDeputy Harry
1973Cops and RobbersAmbulance Attendant
1975The Wild PartyEditor
1975CaponePete Gusenberg
1975Death Race 2000Nero the Hero
1975White Line FeverClem
1976The Four DeucesSmokey Ross
1977The White BuffaloJack McCall
1982Blood TideNeil Grice
1984The Karate KidSensei John Kreese
1985Rambo: First Blood Part IIMichael Reed Ericson
1986The Karate Kid Part IISensei John Kreese
1987Steele JusticeJohn Steele
1989The Karate Kid Part IIISensei John Kreese
1991White LightSean Craig
1992Project ShadowchaserDesilvaDirect-to-video
1992Shootfighter: Fight to the DeathMr. Lee
1994Wyatt EarpEd Ross
1994Frank and JesseUncredited
1994Future ShockDr. Langdon
1996TimelockAdmiral Danny Teegs
1998Joseph’s GiftThompsonn
2000Nowhere LandHank
2002Crocodile 2: Death SwampRoland
2002Curse of the Forty-NinerCaleb
2004Illusion InfinityTaxi Driver
2005Glass TrapCorrigan
2005Miracle at Sage StreetJess
2006Max Havoc: Ring of FireLt. Reynolds
2007The Dead Sleep EasyBob Depugh
2008Chinaman’s Chance: America’s Other SlavesSheriff Jones
2009Middle MenUS Senator
2011SavageJack Lund
2011The Life ZoneRandy Graves
2014Falcon SongCaspian
2014Eternity: The MovieBarry Goldfield, Sr.
2014Tapped OutPrincipal Vanhorne
2014The Extendables
2015The Dog Who Saved SummerVernon
2016Jokers WildGraham Palace
2017Bring Me A DreamSheriff Jack Miller
2018Paint It RedScabs
2019Once Upon a Time in HollywoodSheriff on Bounty Law
2019VFWLou Clayton


1974GunsmokeGuthrie“In Performance of Duty”
1975Three for the Road“The Rip-off”
1976KojakBurl Stole“Law Dance”
1976The Streets of San FranciscoWillis Hines“The Drop”
1977The Rockford FilesHarry Smick“Dirty Money, Black Light”
1977Code RGeorge Baker12 episodes
1977The San Pedro Beach BumsDenny Evans“The Shortest Yard”
1977–1978We’ve Got Each OtherKen Redford5 episodes
1978The Incredible HulkHenry “Rocky” Welsh“Final Round”
1978–1979Barnaby JonesGreg Saunders, Stan Benson2 episodes
1979Quincy, M.E.
1978Starsky and HutchJimmy“Birds of a Feather”;
1979CHiPsJoe Kirby“The Death Challenge”; “Hot Wheels”
1980–1981The Edge of NightRomeo Slade16 episodes
1982Cry for the StrangersJeffTelevision film
1982–1988Cagney & LaceyVictor Isbecki113 episodes
1985Murder, She WroteDr. Ellison“Armed Response”
1985The Twilight ZoneJoe“Opening Day”
1989Hard Time on Planet EarthJess13 episodes
1993RenegadeMitch Raines / Goliath2 episodes
1993–1994Kung Fu: The Legend ContinuesChi’Ru Master2 episodes
1994Cagney & Lacey: The ReturnVictor IsbeckiTelevision film
1995Walker, Texas RangerFred Kimble“Flashback”
1995Hercules: The Legendary JourneysDemetrius“The Mother of All Monsters”
1998–1999Diagnosis: MurderCaptain Walter Newman3 episodes
2001Under Heavy FireFather BrazinskiTelevision film
2001Black ScorpionJames Ames/Firearm“Armed and Dangerous”
2003Hard GroundFloydTelevision film
2003BarbarianMunkarTelevision film
2009War WolvesMalickTelevision film
2011Tosh.0John Kreese“Broad Breaker”
2015Criminal MindsJohn Folkmore“Scream”
2017The GoldbergsMaster John“The Kara-Te Kid”
2018–presentCobra KaiJohn Kreese(Guest; season 1), (Main; Season 2-present)

Quick Facts: Martin Kove

  • Grew up in a Jewish household.
  • Known for furrowed brows.
  • Has black belts in Kendo, Okinawa-te and Tiger Kenpo.
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