Robin Shou

03/11/2017 – Robin Shou – “Syndicate Smasher” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – The Downtown Independent Theater, 251 S Main Street – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: Shou Wan-por (仇雲波)

Place of Birth: British Hong Kong (now Hong Kong)

Date of Birth: July 17, 1960

Ethnicity: Chinese

Robin Shou is a Hong Kong and American actor, martial artist, and stuntperson. He is known for playing lead Liu Kang in the 1990s Mortal Kombat films, and for his roles in Beverly Hills Ninja, 18 Fingers of Death!, DOA: Dead or Alive, Death Race (2008), and Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li.

Robin was born in Hong Kong, the son of a Shanghai tailor. His family moved to the U.S. in 1971. Robin became a star in Hong Kong beginning in the 1980s, where he was credited under the name Wai Lung (威龍), meaning “mighty/powerful dragon” in Cantonese.


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