Mortal Kombat 1 showcases an impressive ensemble cast, featuring familiar voices from past titles, newcomers, and celebrities reprising their roles from other media. Voice actors comprise a diverse list of renowned artists from all over the world. In this article, we will reveal all the voice actors and their previous positions and background.
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Mortal Kombat 1 features a lot of familiar voices, with some voice actors debuting for the first time for their characters.
Dominic Cianiolo is the voice director for this game.
The game features two new DLC characters, Peacemaker and Omni-Man, with John Cena and J.K.Simmons debuting as voice actors.
All Voice Actors
Games: MADtv, Grand Theft Auto IV, and Marvel’s The Punisher
Bowen has portrayed Johnny Cage since Mortal Kombat X, returning for Mortal Kombat 11 and Mortal Kombat 1.
Movies or TV: The Man in the High Castle, 24, and Star Trek: Enterprise
He has voiced Kenshi since Mortal Kombat X and reprised his role in Mortal Kombat 11 and Mortal Kombat 1.
Games: Rick and Morty, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Final Fantasy VII Remake, and The Fairly OddParents.
Wahlgren has portrayed Kitana since Mortal Kombat X, returning for Mortal Kombat 11 and Mortal Kombat 1.
Movies or TV: The Legend of Korra, Grey’s Anatomy, and The Mindy Project.
Malhotra has portrayed Kung Lao since Mortal Kombat X, returning for Mortal Kombat 11 and Mortal Kombat 1.
Games: Illidan Stormrage in World of Warcraft1, Kerry Eurodyne in Cyberpunk 20772, and several characters in Call of Duty and Final Fantasy series3
Founder of the production company King Studios LA. He is also known for his work in animation, such as Disney’s Elemental and Love Death and Robots.
Movies or TV: Rick and Morty, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Final Fantasy VII Remake, and The Fairly OddParents.
She has voiced Mileena since Mortal Kombat X and reprised her role in Mortal Kombat 11 and Mortal Kombat 1.
Games: Jin Sakai in the critically acclaimed Ghost of Tsushima (2020), Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (2018), Death Stranding (2019), and Final Fantasy VII Remake (2020).
Tsuji steps into the role of Scorpion in Mortal Kombat 1, taking over from Ron Yuan, who voiced the character in Mortal Kombat 11.
Games: Persona 5, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Genshin Impact, and Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba.
He's been the voice behind Sub-Zero since Mortal Kombat X, continuing to excel in Mortal Kombat 11 and Mortal Kombat 1.
Games: Javik in Mass Effect 3, Atrocitus in Injustice 2, and Alexei in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War.
He is a Nigerian-American actor and voice artist who has been working in the industry since 2006.
Movies or TV: Cowboy Bebop, Naruto, Transformers, and Wolverine and the X-Men.
In the Mortal Kombat series, Blum voices Baraka in Mortal Kombat X, and continues to lend his voice in Mortal Kombat 11 and Mortal Kombat 1.
Games: The Walking Dead, Overwatch, Apex Legends, and World of Warcraft.
In the Mortal Kombat series, she takes on the role of Tanya, the deceitful Edenian figure, debuting in Mortal Kombat 1 (2023).
Movies or TV: The Bourne Legacy, The Blacklist, and The Good Place
A prominent figure in American entertainment, this actor and comedian has made notable appearances in TV shows, films, and video games.
Games: The Last of Us Part II, The Walking Dead: World Beyond, and The Legend of Korra.
An American actor, voice actor, and singer with a diverse portfolio spanning TV shows, films, and video games.
Games: Far Cry 4, Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Titanfall 2, and The Last of Us Part II. Movies or TV: General Hospital, NCIS: Los Angeles, and Blood of Zeus.
Noshir Dalal, an American voice actor born in Miami, Florida in 1978, is known for his exceptional contributions to video games.
Movies or TV: Wonder Woman in the DC Animated Universe, Justice League, and Injustice
Susan Eisenberg is an American voice actress who has made her mark in TV shows, films, and video games.
Movies or TV: Transformers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Jennifer’s Body, and New Girl.
In Mortal Kombat 1, she takes on the role of Nitara, the vampiric princess of Vaeternus within the Mortal Kombat series.
Games: Commander Shepard in the Mass Effect series, Bastila Shan in Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, and Samus Aran in the Metroid Prime series.
Since Mortal Kombat 11, she has masterfully lent her voice to Kronika which was further enriched in Mortal Kombat 1.
Games: Fallout 4, Mortal Kombat X, and Kingdom Hearts III.
Movies or TV:The Scorpion King, X2, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and The Vampire Diaries.
Kelly Hu, born in 1968 in Honolulu, Hawaii, is an accomplished American actress, model, and former beauty queen.
Games: The Walking Dead, Overwatch, Apex Legends, and World of Warcraft.
In the Mortal Kombat series, Mara lends her voice to Sindel, the former queen of Edenia and mother to Kitana, in Mortal Kombat 1 (2023).
Movies or Tv: Pulp Fiction, MADtv, Futurama, and Samurai Jack
He first took up the role of Geras in Mortal Kombat 11 and continued in Mortal Kombat 1.
Movies or TV: Naruto, Marvel’s Spider-Man, and Ben 10.
Mortal Kombat 1, he voices Smoke, a skilled ninja of the Lin Kuei clan, known for his mastery over smoke and vapor.
Games: The Walking Dead, The Last of Us Part II, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.
In Mortal Kombat 1, he voices Reptile, the enigmatic ninja with reptilian powers.
Games: Dishonored, The Last of Us, Fallout 4, and Rise of the Tomb Raider.
Derek Phillips, an American actor born in Miami, Florida in 1976, gained prominence for his portrayal of Billy Riggins in the NBC sports drama series Friday Night Lights.
Games: The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel, Persona 5, and Fire Emblem: Three Houses.
In Mortal Kombat 1, he lends his voice to Ermac, the mysterious amalgamation of souls and a servant of Shao Kahn in the Mortal Kombat series.
Games: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, The Last of Us Part II, and Dishonored.
Vincent Rodriguez III, a talented Filipino-American actor, singer, and dancer, hails from San Francisco, California, born in 1982.
Movies or TV: Better Luck Tomorrow, General Hospital, and Hatchet.
He is an accomplished American actor, voice actor, and producer.
Movies or TV: Whiplash, Spider-Man, and Invincible
A prominent American actor, voice actor, and producer recognized for his contributions to TV, film, and video games.
Movies or TV: The Suicide Squad and WWE.
He is a versatile American figure, excelling as an actor, voice actor, wrestler, and rapper.
Dominic Cianciolo, the voice director of Mortal Kombat 1, has been part of the series since 2008’s Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe. He handles casting, directing, and overseeing voice actors.
Additionally, Cianciolo is involved in writing and editing dialogue and story scripts. He’s also contributed to NetherRealm Studios games like Injustice: Gods Among Us and Injustice 2. He has undoubtedly made remarkable choices for the voice actors.
I think the voice director, Dominic Cianciolo, did a very good job at choosing the voice actors. You can see that the list features several beloved and highly acclaimed names, with the noteworthy inclusion of John Cena and J.K. Simmons as voice actors for DLC characters being a particularly commendable choice.
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