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Ed Boon

Biography

Best known to be among the co-creators from the highly successful Mortal Kombat gaming franchise, he worked in Midway Video games for greater than a 10 years . 5. In 2013, he released Injustice: Gods IN OUR MIDST. He studied mathematics and computer technology at the University or college of Illinois. He done pinball video games after graduating. Rated among IGN’s Best 100 Game Makers, he helped designed Mortal Kombat and voiced the yellowish ninja personality Scorpion. He was created in Chicago, Illinois and was raised alongside his two sisters. His Mortal Kombat video game spawned some movies, the to begin which was aimed by Paul W.S. Anderson.

Quick Facts


Full Name Ed Boon
Date Of Birth February 22, 1964
Place Of Birth Chicago, IL
Profession Game Designer
Education Loyola Academy, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, www.ibtimes.com - ‘Injustice 2’ Characters DLC Leak Is Fake, Says Ed Boon - Black Manta, Beast Boy Debunked?
Nationality American
Siblings Mike Boon
Movies Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, Mortal Kombat
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#Fact
1His name is seen in the Subway stage of Mortal Kombat 3. Also, John Tobias's name is seen too.
2Has stated in the past that his all-time favorite fighting game series is Tekken, and that he likes playing it in his spare time.
3Boon is a longtime fan of singer/songwriter Prince; this has long been attributed to the selection of ninja Rain's purple palette swap since the character's debut appearance in Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 (1995).
4According to an E3 All Access interview with Ed Boon, his favorite video game company and its consoles are Nintendo.
5He named the character Tanya after his own sister, Tania. As well as naming the character Sonya Blade after his other sister, Sonya.
6One of the characters in Boon's Mortal Kombat video games is named Noob Saibot (Boon and John Tobias' last names spelled backwards).
7Boon has stated that he would like to see a Mortal Kombat vs. Street Fighter video game.
8Ed Boon currently holds the Guiness World Record for longest running voice actor in video games, having been the voice of Scorpion since the series began in 1992.
9Does the voice of Scorpion in the Mortal Kombat games.
10He is the game designer and creator of the popular fighting video games of the Mortal Kombat franchise.
11Graduated from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign in 1986 with a degree in math/computer science


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mortal Kombat: Legacy2013TV Series video games - 1 episode
Mortal Kombat2011Video Game story
Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe2008Video Game co-creator
Mortal Kombat: Deception2004Video Game creator
Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance2002Video Game co-creator
Mortal Kombat Advance2001Video Game co-creator
Mortal Kombat: Special Forces2000Video Game co-creator
Mortal Kombat Gold1999Video Game co-creator
Mortal Kombat 41997Video Game co-creator
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation1997video games
Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero1997Video Game creator
Mortal Kombat Trilogy1996Video Game co-creator
Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm1995TV Series video games
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 31995Video Game co-creator
Mortal Kombat1995video games
Mortal Kombat 31995Video Game creator
Mortal Kombat II1993Video Game creator

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon2006Video Game game designer
Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks2005Video Game creative director: Midway Games Inc. / game designer
Mortal Kombat: Deception2004Video Game game designer
Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance2002Video Game game designer / software design
Mortal Kombat 41997Video Game game designer / motion capture talent
Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero1997Video Game game designer
Mortal Kombat Trilogy1996Video Game game designer
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 31995Video Game game designer
Mortal Kombat 31995Video Game game designer
Mortal Kombat II1993Video Game game designer
Mortal Kombat1992Video Game game designer / software
Super High Impact1991Video Game game designer - as EJB
High Impact Football1990Video Game game designer - as EJB

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mortal Kombat: Legacy2011TV SeriesEd Goodman
Mortal Kombat2011Video Game voice
Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe2008Video GameAdditional Voices (voice)
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon2006Video GameScorpion (voice, uncredited)
Drawn Together2005TV SeriesScorpion
Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks2005Video GameScorpion / Additional Voices (English version, voice)
Mortal Kombat: Deception2004Video GameScorpion (voice)
Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy2004Video GameAdditional Voices (voice)
Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance2002Video GameScorpion (voice, uncredited)
Mortal Kombat 41997Video GameReiko Scorpion (voice, uncredited)
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation1997Scorpion (voice)
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 31995Video GameGrunts, Screams, Groans and Gibberish (voice)
Mortal Kombat1995Scorpion (voice)
Mortal Kombat1992Video GameScorpion Corpse at the Pit Bottom (voice, uncredited)
Total Carnage1992Video Game voice
Smash TV1990Video GameMC (voice)

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Injustice 22017Video Game
Batman: Arkham City Lockdown2011Video Game creative director
Mortal Kombat: Unchained2006Video Game
The Grid2001Video Game co-director

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mortal Kombat X2015Video Game executive producer
Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe2008Video Game executive producer
Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks2005Video Game executive producer: Midway Games Inc.

Production Manager

Production Manager

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Injustice: Gods Among Us2013Video Game production leader

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Midway Arcade Treasures 22004Video Game special thanks
Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm1996TV Series special thanks - 1 episode
Mortal Kombat: The Journey Begins1995Video special thanks
Cruis'n USA1994Video Game special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Noite com Danilo Gentili2014TV SeriesHimself
Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics2013DocumentaryHimself
Pop Fiction2010-2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Mortal Kombat: Fan Made2011Video documentary shortHimself
Mortal Kombat Legacy: Expanding the Netherrealm2011Video documentaryHimself
Mortal Kombat Legacy: Fight!2011Video documentary shortHimself
Mortal Kombat Legacy: Gear2011Video documentary shortHimself
Mortal Kombat Legacy: Mysticism2011Video documentary shortHimself
Gamers Heart Japan2011Video documentaryHimself - Creative Director, Netherrealm Studios
X-Play2011TV SeriesHimself - Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios
Code Monkeys2008TV SeriesHimself
GamePro TV1996TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Injustice: Gods Among Us2013Video GameScorpion (uncredited)
ScrewAttack's Top 10s2011TV SeriesHimself
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series2006TV SeriesMortal Kombat Announcer
Mortal Kombat Gold1999Video GameReiko Scorpion (uncredited)

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