May 9, 1996 (27)
Mary Mouser is an American actress best known for her breakout role as Samantha LaRusso in the hit Netflix series “Cobra Kai.” Mouser’s first major acting role came in 2005, when she was cast as Lacey Fleming in the ABC drama series “Body of Proof.” She went on to appear in several other TV shows over the years, including “Scandal,” “Freakish,” and “The Fosters.” In 2013, she starred alongside Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in the acclaimed film “American Hustle,” playing the role of Cooper’s character’s daughter.
However, it was Mouser’s role in “Cobra Kai” that truly catapulted her to fame. The series, which is a sequel to the popular “Karate Kid” franchise, follows the lives of the original film’s characters played by William Zabka and Ralph Macchio. She has also worked as a voice actress for several animated TV shows, including “Freakish” and “Batman: Hush,” and has appeared in music videos for artists like Hozier and Eli Lieb.