François Petit

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François Petit (born November 8, 1951 in Lyon, France) is a martial artist and actor best known for his portrayal of the original Sub-Zero in the 1995 film Mortal Kombat and as head doctor of the World Wrestling Federation in the mid 90's.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

He claims to be a former special ops. officer. He claims to have a 8th degree black belt in GOSHINDO JU-JITSU and a 7th degree black belt in KARATE DO. He claims to hold the title of KaiDen-Shihan, which is the highest title of Master in the world. He has not gained these titles in Japan, nor has he officially won any world titles. He carries a third degree Judo black belt.

Some may also have seen Petit in "Beyond the Mat", a pro-wrestling documentary, attending to wrestling performer, Mick Foley, after a particularly dangerous stunt in a match. He was also mentioned in Foley's autobiography, "Have a Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks", given credit as a shiatsu massage therapist. He worked as a doctor for the WWE, previously named WWF.