Mortal Kombat stunned the world of video gaming in 1992 when gamers got their first taste in arcades around the globe. Almost three decades later the landscape has changed, but our passion for the franchise has not. Join founder Christopher Veljanovski and Toasty as they talk all things Mortal Kombat, Injustice and NetherRealm Studios.
Special thanks to Jango of MeisterTracks for our intro and outro.
12. Brian Thompson
Brian Thompson’s acting career began starring alongside some of the biggest names in Hollywood. He played a punk who had his heart ripped out by Arnold Schwarzenegger in 1984’s The Terminator, and later starred as Night Slasher in Stallone’s 1986 film Cobra. Landing a number of television roles in between, Brian would later portray Shao Kahn in 1997’s Mortal Kombat: Annihilation and most recently appeared in 2021’s The Tradegy of Macbeth alongside Denzel Washington.
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11. John Parrish
Gotcha! Born in San Francisco, John Parrish portrayed Major Jackson Briggs (aka Jax) in Mortal Kombat II, Mortal Kombat 3 and Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3. A fitness fanatic and avid bodybuilder, John’s muscular physique and witty persona was infused into the character, which still holds true today. Metal arms or not, the last thing you want is a swift clap or stomp from this military icon!
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10. Bruce Locke
Born and raised in Oregon, USA, Bruce Locke has starred in a number of films and television shows, and is perhaps best known for his portrayal of the soul-stealing sorcerer Shang Tsung in the 1998 television series Mortal Kombat: Conquest. He also featured as the main villain in RoboCop 3, and has had roles in a number of popular series including The Man in the High Castle, NCIS: Los Angeles, Hawaii Five-0, NYPD Blue, V.I.P. and more.
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9. Richard Divizio
Lauded as one of the pioneers of the franchise, Richard Divizio is best known for his portrayal of the ruthless Black Dragon mercenary Kano in the first Mortal Kombat title. Following the game’s success, Richard went on to portray a number of iconic kombatants including Baraka in Mortal Kombat II, Kabal in Mortal Kombat 3 and Quan Chi in Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero. Don’t miss our longest and craziest episode to date!
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8. Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms Review
Christopher and Toasty are joined by YouTuber and avid supporter Lew to take a deep dive into the recently released Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms animated film from Warner Bros. Animation.
7. Spitfire Brown
Hailing from the rough and tough southern end of Chicago, Percy “Spitfire” Brown faced and overcame many obstacles throughout his life. A highly skilled actor and martial artist, Spitfire joins Christopher and Toasty to discuss his portrayal of Rain in the 1998 television series Mortal Kombat: Conquest.
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