Mortal Kombat 11 is arguably the biggest release in the series' history. The crew at NetherRealm Studios pulled out all the stops to make it as polished as can be, and much of that polish comes from a fresh cast of voice actors for various Mortal Kombat fighters. Some of the new voice talents are returning from previous games, but others are brand new additions. Keep reading to learn more about each of the featured voice actors in Mortal Kombat 11.
Voice actors in Mortal Kombat 11
Don't be fooled into thinking Mortal Kombat games don't really need much voice acting. In addition to grunts, huffs, and other various combat-induced noises, Mortal Kombat 11 also uses its cast of voice actors to push the game's narrative to explosive new heights.
As with several other video games on the market, the Mortal Kombat 11 IMDb page does not always distinguish between voice acting and performance capture duties. As such, it's possible that some of the actors featured below also provided performance capture for their roles. Thankfully, we can confirm that each of the featured cast members on this page lent their voices to the game's characters, in some cases voicing more than one.
Ike Amadi - Shao Kahn, Cyrax
Both Cyrax and Shao Kahn are voiced by actor Ike Amadi, whose video game credits date back to 2008 release The Bourne Conspiracy. Since then, Amadi has lent his voice to various in games such as Mass Effect 3, Diablo 3, Grand Theft Auto 5, Halo 5, Fallout 4, Mafia 3, and Fallout 76.
Troy Baker - Erron Black, Shinnok
Shinnok and Erron Black in Mortal Kombat 11 are voiced by industry legend Troy Baker. Well-known for delivering dramatic performances, gamers will almost certainly have heard Baker's voice in titles such as Far Cry 4, Heroes of the Storm, Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, Batman: Arkham Underworld, Uncharted 4, God of War 2018, Bioshock Infinite, The Last of Us... the list goes on and on.
JB Blanc - Kano
French actor and BTVA Video Game Voice Acting Award winner JB Blanc voices Kano in the latest Mortal Kombat release. Film and TV fans may recognize him for his roles in The Count of Monte Cristo as well as Breaking Bad, but gamers will likely recall his voice from characters in games such as Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Everquest 2, World of Warcraft, Street Fighter 4, Dragon's Dogma, Titanfall, and Horizon Zero Dawn.
Steve Blum - Baraka, Sub-Zero
Iconic MK kombatant Sub-Zero as well as blade-happy brawler Baraka are both voiced by industry star Steve Blum. By far one of the most prolific voice actors on this list, Blum's video game credits cover over 400 titles, including Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Lego DC Super-Villains, Red Dead Redemption 2, Command and Conquer: Rivals, Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown, and Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes in the last year alone. Outside of games, he's perhaps best known for his work in TV series Star Wars Rebels, Transformers Prime, and Wolverine and the X-Men.
Andrew Bowen - Johnny Cage
Andrew Bowen returns to voice Johnny Cage after lending his talents to the nutcracking Hollywood hero in Mortal Kombat X. Beyond the Mortal Kombat series, game fans may recognize him from his work in Tom Clancy's The Division, Protocol, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Killzone 3, and Red Dead Redemption 2. TV fans may also recognize his face from fan-favorite series MADtv, ER, Reno 911, and Magic City.
Jonathan Cahill - Kabal
Kabal voice actor Jonathan Cahill is a relative newcomer to the video game scene. After breaking into acting with several short films, he got his first break playing Chad in TV series Canvassing! and later went on to play Randy Milhouse in still-running Vimeo series Youthful Daze. Mortal Kombat 11 is his first video game voice acting credit.
Sara Cravens - Frost
Formidable fighter Frost in Mortal Kombat 11 is now voiced by Sara Cravens. Yet-another relative newcomer in the video game voice acting scene, Cravens got her start playing two different characters named Sara in TV series Freak Like Tennessee and Boyfriend/Girlfriend. Since then, she's lent her voice to characters in games such as Batman: Arkham Knight, Star Wars: Uprising, Halo 5: Guardians, Injustice 2, and God of War 2018.
Richard Epcar - Raiden
Raiden in Mortal Kombat 11 is once again voiced by Richard Epcar, who has lent his talent to the god of thunder in four separate Mortal Kombat games. Epcar's voice acting resume is extensive, with credits dating back to the 1994 release of Might and Magic: World of Xeen. Since then he's acted in several high-profile games including Warcraft 3, Neverwinter Nights, Final Fantasy 11, World of Warcraft, Kingdom Hearts 2 and 3, Odin Sphere, and more recently both Soulcalibur 6 and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order.
Phil LaMarr - Kotal Kahn
California native actor and comedian Phil LaMarr provides his talents to the role of Kotal Kahn. A prolific actor in every sense of the word, LaMarr has over 100 video game voice acting credits, including titles such as Metal Gear Solid 2, Doom 3, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2, Quake 4, Saints Row 2, Rage, Diablo 3, and both Darksiders 2 and 3.
Ronda Rousey - Sonya Blade
WWE Champion and former mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey provides the voice of Sonya Blade in Mortal Kombat 11. Aside from appearing in both EA Sports UFC 2 and WWE 2K19, her acting credits notably include roles in films Furious 7, Mile 22, and The Expendables 3. She's also appeared as herself in a number of TV specials, and played the role of Gallus Mag in an episode of Drunk History.
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa - Shang Tsung
Japanese actor Cary Tagawa returns to the Mortal Kombat series after having played Netherrealm villain Shang Tsung in the 1995 Mortal Kombat film. Outside of his extensive movie career, video game fans may recognize Tagawa's voice in games like Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu and World of Warcraft: Legion.
Ron Yuan - Scorpion
Ron Yuan provides the voice of Scorpion, also known as Hanzo Hasashi, in Mortal Kombat 11. He returns to the role after voicing the same character in TV series Mortal Kombat X: Generations. Yuan has a large number of video game credits on titles such as Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Resident Evil 6, The Elder Scrolls Online, Prototype, and World of Warcraft.
Sean Chiplock - Kharon, Noob Saibot
Sean Chiplock's voice acting resume covers over a decade of video games and TV including MapleStory, Hunter x Hunter, Killer Instinct 2013, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Megalyn Echikunwoke - Jacqui Briggs
TV acting veteran Megalyn Echikunwoke is known for her work in series like 24, That 70's Show, CSI: Miami, and Made in Jersey.
Jennifer Hale - Kronika
Jennifer Hale provides the voice for Kronika in MK11, but gamers might be most familiar with her work playing Commander Shepard a.k.a. Femshep in Mass Effect 1, 2, and 3.
Kelly Hu - D'Vorah
Kellu Hu returns to the MK series after voicing D'Vorah, Sindel, and Frost in Mortal Kombat X. Game fans may recognize her voice from titles such as Fracture, Sleeping Dogs, and Battlefield Hardline.
Mela Lee - Jade
Anime industry veteran Mela Lee voices Jade in Mortal Kombat 11, and fans can also hear her voice in games such as Fallout: New Vegas, Dragon's Dogma, Hearthstone, and Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire.
Erica Lindbeck - Cassie Cage
Erica Lindbeck provides the voice of Cassie Cage, but gamers can hear her in all sorts of games from Anthem to Far Cry New Dawn and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate to Soulcalibur 6.
Sunil Malhotra - Kung Lao
Aside from voicing Kung Lao, Sunil Malhotra has lent his talents to characters in games such as World of Warcraft, Halo: Reach, Fallout: New Vegas, Diablo 3, and Dead Rising 3.
Vanessa Marshall - Sheeva
The voice of Sheeva is provided by Vanessa Marshall, whom comic fans may recognize from several Marvel and DC TV series such as The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes and Young Justice. Her video game credits comprise over 100 titles including Metal Gear Solid 2, Everquest 2, Viewtiful Joe 2, Metroid Prime 2, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2.
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn - Cetrion
The voice of Cetrion is provided by actor and voice director Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, known for her work on a number of Naruto projects as well as TV series Blade, Tenkai Knights, Digimon Fusion, and Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure.
Dave B. Mitchell - Geras, Sektor
Sektor and Geras are both voiced by Dave B. Mitchell, a longtime video game voice actor heard in games such as Fallout 4, Paragon, Pillars of Eternity, Halo 4, and Resident Evil 6.
Andrew Morgado - Kollector
Beyond voicing the Kollector, actor and audio guru Andrew Morgado can be heard in games such as Halo Wars 2, World of Warcraft, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and God of War 2018.
Beata Pozniak - Skarlet
Providing the voice of Skarlet is Polish actress Beata Pozniak's second video game credit following 1995 interactive video game release Psychic Detective, in which she voiced psychic trainer Laina Pozok.
Jamieson Price - Announcer
The announcer of Mortal Kombat 11 is voiced by Jamieson Price, whom fans may recognize from roles in games like Catherine: Full Body, Kingdom Hearts 3, Left Alive, and Dead or Alive 6.
William Christopher Stephens - Jax
Jax voice actor William Stephens is a relative newcomer to video game voice acting, with a handful of recent credits including titles Battlefield Hardline, Mafia 3, and Horizon Zero Dawn.
Kari Wahlgren - Kitana
The voice of Kitana is provided by Kari Wahlgren, a voice acting legend with over 200 video game acting credits including titles like Halo 2, World of Warcraft, No More Heroes, Devil May Cry 4, Brutal Legend, Final Fantasy XIII, and many others.
Matthew Yang King - Liu Kang
Liu Kang voice actor Matthew Yang King will likely be familiar to TV fans for his roles in series such as Naruto, Numb3rs, 24, G.I. Joe: Renegades, and Supah Ninjas.
The huge variety of voice actors and voice acting talent on display in Mortal Kombat 11 help push NetherRealm Studio's latest release straight to the top of its class. Giving the game's colorful cast of violent characters a proper sound couldn't have been easy, but the results clearly speak for themselves. Find more information on the latest gore-filled MK release by heading over to Shacknews' Mortal Kombat 11 walkthrough, guide, and FAQ.