Thursday, July 10, 2008

Robin Shou the Liu Kang of Mortal Kombat

In Mortal Kombat, the character of Liu Kang was played by Robin Shou. Shou is famous for his portrayal of Liu Kang. Born to a tailor father and housewife mother, in Hong Kong Shou started learning martial art at the age of 19. His family moved to the United States in 1971. Shou first tried Kenpo Karate but did not like it much. Then he went to China to study Wu Shu. He also appeared in Beverly Hills Ninja with comedian Chris Farley. Though Robin loves martial art, he took ceramic classes, paints, welds. He also does wood work and any other work that involves working his hands. Shou appeared in a string movies but Mortal Kombat is his most successful movie so far.

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