Robin Shou

Robin Shou

About Robin Shou

Shou Wan Por (born July 17, 1960), known professionally as Robin Shou, is a Hong Kong martial artist and actor. Frequently appearing in numerous martial arts films. Shou was most successful for playing the leading role of Liu Kang in Mortal Kombat, as well as the role of Gobei in Beverly Hills Ninja with the late Chris Farley. Shou's first real dramatic role was in Forbidden Nights in 1990, with Melissa Gilbert. Though only a TV film, this was his American debut. However, Shou went back to Hong Kong and continued making movies there. In 1994, Shou returned to Los Angeles whereupon he appeared as Liu Kang, a monk warrior seeking revenge for the death of his younger brother in Mortal Kombat.

Contributions by Tashunko, SmackBot, and Flowan.