Cobra Kai: what happened to Sean Kanan, the actor who played Mike Barnes in Karate Kid 3 | Karate Kid III | Terry Silver | John Kreese | FAME

Sean Kanan is an American actor who is best remembered for having played Mike Barnes in the third movie of “Karate Kid”, 1989, but also for his work as AJ Quartermaine in the series“ General Hospital ”and Deacon Sharpe in the soap operas“ The Bold and the Beautiful ”and“ The Young and the Restless ”.

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In the third installment of “Karate KidMike Barnes is Daniel LaRusso’s rival in the All Valley Karate Tournament. Because of his karate skills, he is contacted by John Kreese and Terry Silver to defeat Mr. Miyagi’s student, but despite the intervention of this pair, Daniel is victorious in their fight.

Now with “Cobra Kai”In progress, rumors arose about the possible return of this character to the franchise, although nothing has been specified so far. However, the following question still arises: what has become of Sean Kanan | in the last 30 years?

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Mike Barnes is one of Daniel’s enemies in the third part of “Karate Kid”. (Photo: Sony Pictures Home)


After his participation in the popular 1989 film, Kanan appeared on the Fox television series “The OutsidersWhere he gave life to Gregg Parker. In 1993 he joined the main cast of “General Hospital,” where he played Alan James “AJ” Quartermaine Jr.

For this latter role, he was nominated for an award in the Outstanding Newcomer category by Soap Opera Digest magazine. He left the series in 1997 and 15 years later (2012) returned to play the same character until April 29, 2014.

This is what Sean Kanan currently looks like (Photo: Instagram / Sean Kanan)

This is what Sean Kanan currently looks like (Photo: Instagram / Sean Kanan)

In 1999, Kanan joined the cast of the NBC fiction “Sunset Beach”And gave life to Jude Cavanaugh. A year later he was Deacon Sharpe in “The Bold and the Beautiful”, a role he also played in “The Young and the Restless.”

Later, Sean Kanan | He starred in several feature films and competed in the third season of the Italian version of “Dancing with the Stars” in 2006. In 2009, he starred in the independent film “Abracadabra,” which was screened at the Cannes Film Festival. In May of the following year, he appeared on “My Trip to the Dark Side.”

Sean Kanan at the “Abracadabra” recordings (Photo: Instagram / Sean Kanan)

He also wrote “The Modern Gentleman; Cooking and Entertainment with Sean Kanan, ”published by Dunham Books. In 2016, he received the 400th star on the Palm Springs Walk of Fame.

Sean Kanan | also created the digital drama “Studio City”Directed by Timothy Woodward, Jr, as a somewhat autobiographical love letter to the Daytime Soaps.

Sean Kanan married Michele Vega-Kanan in July 2012 (Photo: Instagram / Sean Kanan)

Sean Kanan married Michele Vega-Kanan in July 2012 (Photo: Instagram / Sean Kanan)


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