All Mortal Kombat 1 voice actors: Cast list & characters

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Mortal Kombat 1’s parent studio, NetherRealm, has hired an experienced cast of voice actors for the iconic roster of Mortal Kombat 1. Here’s a list of every voice actor bringing Mortal Kombat 1 characters to life.

Over the years, voice actors have played some of the most important roles in the Mortal Kombat games, as many character voice lines are famous for living rent-free in the minds of their fans. From Scorpion’s iconic “Get over here” to the personality of Johnny Cage, every voice actor has played an integral part in Mortal Kombat 1.

As players hack and slash at their opponents and AI characters, many wonder who the voice behind a character might be. So, here’s the list of every voice actor who appears in Mortal Kombat 1.

Mortal Kombat 1 main voice actors

Johnny Cage: Andrew Bowen/Jean-Claude Van Damme

The Mortal Kombat franchise has finally achieved a lifelong dream of NetherRealm: convincing Jean-Claude Van Damme to voice Johnny Cage (the character inspired by him). Van Damme is an optional skin for the iconic character in Mortal Kombat 1.

Scorpion: Ron Yuan

Ron Yuan returns after his contribution as the legendary Scorpion and voices the iconic Lin Kuei from Mortal Kombat 1 right after his participation in Diablo 4 and the Yakuza franchise.

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Ron Yuan is Scorpion in Mortal Kombat 1

Sub-Zero: Kaiji Tang

Kaiji Tang is responsible for voicing Sub-Zero, right after working in Diablo 4 and voicing characters from Octopath Traveller II and Lost Ark.

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Kaiji Tang as Sub Zero in Mortal Kombat 1.NetherRealm
Fan favorite Sub-Zero returns with a new backstory in Mortal Kombat 1.

Smoke: Yuri Lowenthal

The voice actor of the Prince in Ubisoft’s Prince of Persia, Yuri Lowenthal, appears in Mortal Kombat 1 as Smoke, one of the enigmatic warriors of the Lin Kuei ninja clan.

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Fans are excited for the return of Smoke in the latest edition of Mortal Kombat 1.

Nitara: Megan Fox

NetherRealm decided to bring back Nitara, the vampire warrior from Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance, and called no other than the actress Megan Fox to voice her.

Kenshi: Vic Chao

Fans were excited to greet Vic Chao as Kenshi in Mortal Kombat 1, who confirmed his presence in Mortal Kombat 1 in July.

Liu Kang: Matthew Yang King

After giving life to Kung Lao in Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms, Matthew Yang King plays Liu Kang, one of the main characters in Mortal Kombat 1.

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Liu Kang plays a crucial role in Mortal Kombat 1’s backstory.

Kitana & Mileena: Kari Wahlgren

Mortal Kombat 1 welcomes back Kari Wahlgren, who voices Kitana. The actress also gives her voice to Mileena, who is the clone of the Edenian princess Kitana.

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Wahlgren gives her voice to both Kitana and Mileena.

Mortal Kombat 1 voice actor cast list

Here’s every voice actor and actress who stars in Mortal Kombat 1.

  • Sub-Zero: Kaiji Tang. Previous roles: Carlos Miyamoto (Street Fighter 6), Satoru Gojo (Jujutsu Kaisen), Osamu Dazai (Bungo Stray Dogs).
  • Smoke: Yuri Lowenthal. Previous roles: Spider-Man (Spider-Man 2), Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto), Barnaby Brooks Jr. (Tiger & Bunny).
  • Reptile: Andrew Morgado. Previous roles: Souls of the Damned (Doctor Strange), G’Kar (Babylon 5), Narrator (Haunted Mansion).
  • Scorpion: Daisuke Tsuji. Previous roles: Jin Sakai (Ghost of Tsushima), Hiro “Oni” Watanabe (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II), Thunder (Fortnite), The Musician (Death Stranding).
  • Kitana: Kari Wahlgren. Previous roles:  Harley Quinn (Gotham Knights), Kitana (Mortal Kombat 11), Mileena (Mortal Kombat 11).
  • Nitara: Megan Fox. Previous roles: Mikaela Banes (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, the Game).
  • Sindel: Mara Junot. Previous roles: Evakhell (Tower of God: New World), Storm (Marvel’s Midnight Suns), Shoola (Arcane), Miyako Kaburagi (Persona 5 Strikers), Lisa (Genshin Impact), Ice Queen, Doctor Slonre, Luna (Fortnite), Mortal Kombat 11, Mist (God of War: Ragnarok).
  • Ashrah: Susan Eisenberg. Previous roles: Wonder Woman (Justice League animation and Injustice 2), Viper (Jackie Chan Adventures), Player (Destiny 2).
  • Baraka: Steve Blum. Previous roles: Mephisto (Diablo 4), Reptile (Mortal Kombat X), Sub-Zero (Mortal Kombat X).
  • Ermac: Jamieson Price. Previous roles: Colonel (Akira), Reeve Tuesti (Final Fantasy 7: Advent Children).
  • Geras: Phil LaMarr. Previous roles: Mad TV, Marvin (Pulp Fiction), Bail Organa (Tales of the Jedi).
  • Havik: Jacob Craner. Previous roles: Company of Heroes 3, Halo Infinite, Robbie (Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity), Zadith (Genshin Impact).
  • Johnny Cage: Andrew Bowen/Jean-Claude Van Damme. Previous roles: Johnny Cage (Mortal Kombat 11), Smoke (Mortal Kombat X), Rain (Mortal Kombat X).
  • Kenshi: Vic Chao. Previous roles:  Tseng (Final Fantasy 7 Remake), Kenshi (Mortal Kombat X), Sektor (Mortal Kombat X).
  • Kung Lao: Sunil Malhotra. Previous roles: Harbor (Valorant), Kung Lao (Mortal Kombat 11), Akshan (League of Legends).
  • Li Mei: Kelly Hu. Previous roles: D’vorah (Mortal Kombat 11), Frost (Mortal Kombat X), Sindel (Mortal Kombat X).
  • Liu Kang: Matthew Yang King. Previous roles: Illidan Stormrage (World of Warcraft), Liu Kang (Mortal Kombat 11), Fujin (Mortal Kombat 11), Kerry Eurodyne (Cyberpunk 2077).
  • Mileena: Kari Wahlgren. Previous roles: Kitana (Mortal Kombat 11), Starfire (Injustice 2), Aranea (Final Fantasy XV), Ashe (Final Fantasy XII).
  • Raiden: Vincent Rodriguez III. Previous roles: Li Jing (Ne Zha), Ansel Beauregard (Arlo the Alligator Boy).
  • Rain: Noshir Dalal. Previous roles: Charles Smith (Red Dead Redemption 2), Knight Rhys (Fallout 4), Zeyad Khalil (Call of Duty: Black Ops 3).
  • Shang Tsung: Alan Lee. Previous roles: Suiryu (One Punch Man), Kamanue (Demon Slayer), Terunosuke, Miyamoto (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable).
  • Tanya: Cherise Boothe (Previous roles: Sojourn (Overwatch 2), Taissa (Diablo 4), Mahalia (Fast & Furious Crossroads).

That’s all about Mortal Kombat 1 voice actors and actresses cast. For more on Mortal Kombat 1, you can check our guides below:

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