Mortal Kombat 1 Voice Actors & Main Cast [Full List]

Learn about all the main Mortal Kombat 1 voice actors who bring their unique talents to iconic characters.

Explore the voices behind the characters in Mortal Kombat 1 as I introduce the talented cast that brought these iconic fighters to life. Recently, some exceptionally talented voice actors were unveiled as the DLC character additions to the Mortal Kombat 1 voice actors cast. Introducing a diverse array of combatants from distinct realms, Mortal Kombat 1 is poised to become even more brutal and electrifying.

Key Takeaways
  • There are 24 professional voice actors in Mortal Kombat 1 for the main characters, and some other characters lack credited voice actors.
  • The DLC includes fan-favorite characters like Nitara, Ermac, and Reiko, offering players the chance to experience classic fighters in new and exciting ways.
  • Matthew Yang King, the voice of Liu Kang, is celebrated for his versatile performances, including Illidan Stormrage in World of Warcraft.
  • Daisuke Tsuji, the voice of Scorpion in Mortal Kombat 1, is recognized for his work in Ghost of Tsushima and other notable titles.

Mortal Kombat 1 Voice Actors List

Detailed below is a comprehensive list of the voices behind each character:

Voice ActorCharactersFamous Roles
Matthew Yang KingLiu KangMortal Kombat 11, Call of Duty, Strange World
Kaiji TangSub-Zero and Bi-HanDemon Slayer, Ultraman, Street Fighter 6
Andrew BowenJohnny CageMadTV, Final Fantasy VII Remake
Daisuke TsujiScorpionFortnite, Ghost of Tsushima
Megan FoxNitaraTransformers: The Game, Revenge of the Fallen
Sunil MalhotraKung LaoHalo Reach, Mortal Kombat 11
Vincent Rodriguez IIIRaidenLast Dragon and Raya
Phil LaMarrGerasSamurai Jack, Black Clover
Alan LeeShang TsungDemon Slayer, Crisis Core Final Fantasy
Mara JunotSindelGenshin Impact, Black Clover
Andrew MorgadoReptileArcher, Doctor Strange
Steve BlumBarakaStarfield, Cowboy Bebop
Kelly HuLi Mei and Madam BoMortal Kombat X, Mortal Kombat 11
Noshir DalalRainFallout 4, Red Dead Redemption 2, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
Jacob CranerHavikAge of Calamity, Genshin Impact, Halo Infinite
Yuri LowenthalSmokeSpider Man 2, Naruto
Derek PhillipsReikoCall of Duty, Friday Night Lights
Susan EisenbergAshrahJustice League Animation, Injustice 2, Destiny 2, Mass Effect
J. K. SimmonsOmni-ManLa La Land, Spider Man, The Legend of Korra
John CenaPeacemakerWrestler, Fast and Furious, Overwatch
Jamieson PriceErmacAkira, Final Fantasy 7: Advent Children
Vic ChaoKenshiFinal Fantasy VII Remake, Mortal Kombat X
Kari WahlgrenKitana and MileenaMortal Kombat 11, My Adventures with Superman
Cherise BootheTanyaDiablo 4, Crash Team Rumble, Starfield

Matthew Yang King – Liu Kang

Matthew Yang King [Image Credit: IMDb]
The resurgence of Fire God Liu Kang in Mortal Kombat 1 has brought Matthew Yang King back to reprise his iconic role. He goes beyond the character, enhancing the industry with versatile performances in projects such as Illidan Stormrage in World of Warcraft and Fujin in Mortal Kombat 11. He has also lent his voice to various television shows, including Love, Death & Robots, and Cyberpunk 2077.

Megan Fox – Nitara

Megan Fox [Image Credit: IMDb]
Notably, Megan Fox, a renowned actress, lends her voice to the character Nitara, a powerful vampire ruler who has been absent from the series for a while. Nitara sustains herself by consuming her enemies’ blood. Megan Fox gained immense fame for her role as Mikaela Banes in the Transformers sequel: Revenge of the Fallen (2009).

Daisuke Tsuji – Scorpion

Daisuke Tsuji [Image Credit: IMDb]
Daisuke’s notable roles encompass Scorpion in the game series and Jin Sakai in Ghost of Tsushima, both being his most prominent. He has also featured in titles like Specialist Recon in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Modern Warfare 2, Thunder in Fortnite, and The Musician in Death Stranding in the past.

Andrew Morgado – Reptile

Mortal Kombat 1 Voice Actors - Andrew Morgado
MK1 Voice Actors – Andrew Morgado plays Reptile [Image Credit: IMDb]
Andrew has recently assumed a significant role in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness as the Souls of The Damned. He has also lent his voice to various other eerie characters. In the gaming world, he voiced a Male Druid in Diablo 4, portrayed Bahamut in Chocobo GP, and took on the role of Argo in Nier Reincarnation.

Kaiji Tang – Sub-Zero

Kaiji Tang [Image Credit: IMDb]
Kaiji Tang is primarily recognized for his vocal performances in anime, making him a must-see for anime enthusiasts. He is set to lend his voice to Sub-Zero and is renowned for his contributions to Street Fighter 6 as Carlos Miyamoto, Shang-Chi in Marvel Super War, and his portrayal of Satoru Gojo in the Jujutsu Kaisen series.

Andrew Bowen – Johnny Cage

Andrew Bowen [Image Credit: IMDb]
Andrew Bowen provides his vocal talents for Johnny Cage in Mortal Kombat 1. He assumes a pivotal role in the game’s narrative and serves as a vital member of the primary group of combatants. His charm, arrogance, and formidable combat skills are prominently displayed, meeting all expectations.

Bowen boasts an impressive gaming voice-acting resume, including Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Fallout 76, and Red Dead Redemption 2.

Steve Blum – Baraka

Steve Blum, who has been the voice behind Baraka for an extended period, is reprising his role once more. Baraka will play a significant part in the narrative and will frequently appear, both in-game and online. Blum, renowned for voicing iconic characters such as Spike Spiegel in Cowboy Bebop, Sub-Zero in Mortal Kombat X, and Tank Dempsey in Call of Duty, has had a lengthy tenure as Baraka’s voice.

Yuri Lowenthal – Smoke

Yuri is a well-known figure in the industry, having lent his voice to numerous protagonists and characters across a wide range of video games. He also voiced Lorath Nahr in Blizzard Entertainment’s Diablo III and Benni Baro in Star Wars: The Bad Batch. However, his most celebrated role is as Peter Parker in Marvel’s Spider-Man, including the eagerly awaited Marvel’s Spider-Man 2.

Kari Wahlgren – Kitana and Milina

Kari Wahlgren [Image Credit: IMDb]
Kari is chosen to provide the voices for the dual princesses in Mortal Kombat 1. The actress will also be lending her voice to Milina, who happens to be a clone of the Edenian princess Kitana. Before MK1, she lent her voice to roles in various television series, such as My Dad The Bounty Hunter, and My Adventures with Superman.

Additionally, Kari has made appearances in video games like various Star Wars titles including Jedi: Fallen Order and Final Fantasy XII as Ashe.

John Cena – Peacemaker

John Cena [Image Credit: IMDb]
John Cena will assume the role of Peacemaker as a DLC character. He boasts an impressive track record in voice acting, having previously brought characters such as Rocksteady to life in the recent Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem film and the Hulk in Marvel Avengers Academy.

Jamieson Price – Ermac

Mortal Kombat 1 Voice Actors - Jamieson Price
Price plays Ermac’s character [Image by IMDb]
Jamieson has been selected to provide the voices for Ermac and has also lent his voice to various characters in recent video games, such as Octopath Traveler 2 as Juvah and Avengers as Abomination. However, Ermac unquestionably makes cameo appearances in the storyline as Skull Knight in Berserk: Golden Age Arc III and as Pops in Blame!

Cherise Boothe – Tanya

Cherise Boothe
MK1 Voice Actors: Cherise Boothe plays Tanya [Image Credit: IMDb]
Cherise lends her voice to Tanya, a returning character who is a crucial recruit. Additionally, she has taken on the role of Taissa in Diablo 4 and portrayed Dr. Lorelei Da Costa in Starfield. She has also provided her voice for both Soujourn in Overwatch 2 and Mahalia in Fast & Furious Crossroads.

Susan Eisenberg – Ashrah

Susan Eisenberg [Image Credit: IMDb]
Ashrah boasts a striking new look, with Susan as the voice actor delivering a powerful performance. Prior to this, Susan lent her voice to the Guardian character in Destiny and portrayed Wonder Woman in Injustice 2, showcasing her previous collaboration with NetherRealm. Additionally, she took on the role of Viper in Jackie Chan Adventures.

J.K. Simmons – Omni-Man

J.K. Simmons [Image Credit: IMDb]
J.K. Simmons has been officially announced as the voice of Omni-Man, marking one of his most significant roles to date. The announcement follows his recent involvement in Baldur’s Gate 3 as General Ketheric Thorm and also in the Aperture Desk Job as Cave Johnson. Notably, he portrayed J. Jonah Jameson in Spider-Man, and Bill in La La Land, and also had a role in The Legend of Korra.

Noshir Dalal – Rain

Mortal Kombat 1 Voice Actors - Noshir Dalal
Mortal Kombat 1 voice actors – Noshir Dalal plays Rain. [Image Credits: IMDb]
Noshir Dalal joins the cast as Rain in Mortal Kombat 1. He has previously taken on roles like Charles Smith in Red Dead Redemption 2, Knight Rhys in Fallout 4, and Zeyad Khalil in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3.

Derek Phillips – Reiko

Mortal Kombat 1 Voice Actors - Derek Phillips
Reiko is played by Derek Phillips [Image by IMDb]
Derek has been chosen to provide the voice for Reiko. He also portrayed the character Wade in Call of Duty Vanguard and Jerry Anderson in The Last of Us Part I. Additionally, he lent his talents to NetherRealm’s Injustice animated film, where he assumed the roles of Nightwing, Deadwing, and Aquaman.

Mara Junot – Sindel

Mortal Kombat 1 Voice Actors - Mara Junot
Mortal Kombat 1: Mara Junot plays Sindel [Image Credit: IMDb]
Mara Junot possesses an extensive track record of providing voices for various characters. However, this year, she has lent her voice to multiple roles, one of which is in Starfield, where she assumes the role of Zuri Abara and some announcer and commercial voices. Others include Diablo 4 and Destiny 2: Lightfall.

Jacob Craner – Havik

Havik, a fan favorite, returns in Mortal Kombat 1 with a fully overhauled move-set. Jacob breathes new life into the character, having previously lent his voice to various roles in games such as Demon’s Souls, New World, and Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity.

Sunil Malhotra – Kung Lao

Mortal Kombat 1 Voice Actors - Sunil Malhotra
Sunil Malhotra plays Kung Lao [Image Credit: IMDb]
Kung Lao welcomes Sunil Malhotra back as his voice actor, marking one of his most significant roles to date. Sunil has previously voiced Kung Lao in Mortal Kombat 11, Harbor in Valorant, and Akshan in League of Legends.

Kelly Hu – Li Mei

Mortal Kombat 1 Voice Actors - Kelly Hu
MK1: Kelly Hu plays Li Mei [Image Credit: IMDb]
Kelly Hu lends her voice to Li Mei, a prominent character in the battle against Shang Tsung. She has also portrayed D’Vorah in Mortal Kombat 11 and Frost and Sindel in Mortal Kombat X.

Phil LaMarr – Geras

Phil LaMarr [Image Credit: IMDb]
In Mortal Kombat 1, Phil LaMarr becomes Geras. Before Mortal Kombat 1, he appeared in TV roles like Hermes Conrad in Futurama, Lucious Fox in Harley Quinn, and Marvin in Pulp Fiction.

Vic Chao – Kenshi

Vic Chao
Kenshi is played by Vic Chao [Image Credit: IMDb]
Vic Chao provides a distinctive voice for the visually impaired Kenshi. He has portrayed the roles of Sektor, Goro, and other characters in Mortal Kombat X, as well as Tseng in Final Fantasy 7 Remake.

Vincent Rodriguez III – Raiden

Vincent Rodriguez III [Image Credit: IMDb]
Vincent’s most significant gaming role thus far is portraying a youthful Raiden. Nevertheless, he has also been featured in various television programs such as With Love, I Heart Arlo, and Another Period.

Alan Lee – Shang Tsung

Alan Lee, a distinguished anime voice actor, is set to voice Shang Tsung. He is renowned for portraying characters in Illang: The Wolf Brigade (2018), Aldnoah.Zero and Nowhere Man.

Next Up: Mortal Kombat 1: Homelander

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