"If you're looking to be a bad boy in LA, Snake's the boy to be bad with."
―Terry Silver about Snake [src]

Snake (center) with Dennis and Mike.

"Snake" Silver (often just called "Snake" or "L.A.'s Bad Boy") is Terry Silver's son and the quaternary antagonist of The Karate Kid Part III.

Snake is portrayed by Jonathan Avildsen.


One of Mike Barnes's goons along with his brother, Dennis, Snake always wears a gold chain over his shirt and helps Barnes with the dirty work.


  • Jonathan Avildsen, Snake's actor, had initially auditioned for the role of Mike Barnes before Sean Kanan had gotten the role. The character of Snake was written specifically for him because the filmmakers liked his performance.