For Phyllis Fierro and Ralph Macchio, love was always on the cards. The pair were first introduced by Macchio’s grandmother when they were in their early teens. Despite staying years as a friend, the duo eventually got around to dating each other and have been married for more than three decades. And considering how the life of a marriage is short in Hollywood, the pair have enjoyed an eternity of togetherness and look perfectly poised for another eternity in Hollywood years. Despite being married to a renowned actor, Fierro has never worked in the industry. Except for supporting her husband on a few events, Fierro is rarely seen in the media and prefers to keep her comings and goings private. So, for this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Phyllis Fierro.
Bits and pieces:
Phyllis Fierro was born on the 23rd of July 1960 in the USA. Born and raised in the states, there is virtually no information on Fierro’s early life. Details on her parents and siblings were never revealed to the media and given Fierro’s penchant for keeping things secret, it doesn’t look to be changing any time soon. As for her academics, Fierro graduated from a local high school and continued her education to eventually become a nurse. Not much is known of her professional career.
Meeting Ralph Macchio:
Phyllis and Ralph met when they were just 15 and 16 years of age. The duo was introduced by Machhio’s grandmother and remained friends for the longest time. Even though the pair chose separate careers, they remained in constant communication and later tied the knot on the 5th of April 1987. The pair went on to have two children, Daniel, who was born in 1996, and Julia who was born in 1992. Both Daniel and Julia have followed their father into the entertainment industry.
Husband: Ralph Macchio
Ralph George Macchio Jr. was born on the 4th of November, 1961, in Huntington, New York. Born to Rosalie and Ralph Macchio Sr., Macchio was interested in the entertainment industry from a very young age and began taking tap dancing lessons when he was just 3 years old. After being discovered at the age of 16, Macchio was cast as Jeremy Andretti in the television series Eight Is Enough. His next appearance came in the 1983 film, The Outsiders, which eventually led him to the 1984 film, Karate Kid and its sequels, The Karate Kid Part II and The Karate Kid Part III. Macchio was also seen in the 1986 film Crossroads, Cuba and His Teddy Bear. His next role took its sweet time and in 1992, Macchio was cast in the comedy flick, Cousin Vinny.
A master in the works:
Over the years, Macchio has made numerous appearances in movies, tv-series, and theatre as well. His portfolio includes the likes of Too Much Sun (1990), My Cousin Vinny (1992), Dizzyland (1998), The Office Party (2000), Popcorn Shrimp (2001), Beer League (2006), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead (2009), Hitchcock (2012), Holiday Spin (2012), He’s Way More Famous Than You (2013), Lost Cat Corona (2015), Psych: The Movie (2017), and is slated to appear in A Dog and Pony Show which remains in post-production.
While Macchio has worked on movies all his life, he has managed to squeeze in a few TV series appearances as well. Apart from the one-off episodes, Macchio was seen in Ugly Betty from 2008 to 2009, The Deuce (2017-2019), and most recently on Cobra Kai (2018).