Ludi Lin

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Ludi Lin
林路迪
Ludi Lin at Camp Conival.jpg
Lin in July 2016
Born (1987-11-11) November 11, 1987 (age 33)
OccupationActor, Model
Chinese name
Chinese林路迪

Ludi Lin (Chinese: 林路迪; pinyin: Lín Lùdí) (born November 11, 1987) is a Chinese-Canadian actor and model. He is known for playing Zack Taylor in the 2017 Power Rangers reboot,[1] the underwater warrior Murk in Aquaman (2018)[2] and Lance in the Netflix series, Black Mirror (2019). He is set to play Liu Kang in the upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot.[3][4]

Personal life[edit]

Born in Fuzhou, China, Ludi was sent abroad to boarding schools in Australia where he spent the bulk of his youth. In his final year of high school, Ludi emigrated to Canada. He graduated from the University of British Columbia, where he studied in Theatre Performance. Ludi also studied in Los Angeles in Film and TV acting. He added a bachelor's degree in Dietetics and further studies in Medicine. He currently resides in Beijing.

Lin is proficient in the martial arts. He studied Muay Thai in Thailand after graduating from high school, as well as Jiu-Jitsu and Olympic style wrestling.[5] Lin is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 The Intruders Grant Short Film
2012 The Shannon Entropy Holt Short Film
Loners Loner Short Film
Stasis Jake Short Film
Holiday Spin Clayton TV Movie
2014 Marco Polo Batbayer 1 Episode
Monster Hunt Wind Monster Hunter
2017 Power Rangers Zack Taylor /
Black Ranger
2018 Aquaman Murk
2019 In a New York Minute David Qiao
2019 Black Mirror Lance Episode: "Striking Vipers"
2020 The Ghost Bride Lim Tian Bai 6 episodes
2020 Son of the South Derek Ang
2021 Mortal Kombat Liu Kang Post-production
2021 Kung Fu Kerwin

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alex Osborn (22 October 2015). "Power Rangers Movie Casts Its Black Ranger". IGN. Retrieved 21 November 2015.
  2. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (May 15, 2017). "'Aquaman': 'Power Rangers' Star Ludi Lin Joins Jason Momoa In DC Comics Pic".
  3. ^ https://variety.com/2019/film/news/mortal-kombat-ludi-lin-new-line-liu-kang-warner-brothers-1203304518/
  4. ^ https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/mortal-kombat-movie-adds-fistful-fighters-1232599
  5. ^ Zirogiannis, Marc (February 2017). "Ludi Lin is The Black Ranger". Taekwondo Life Magazine. 3 (February 2017): 60. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
  6. ^ Lee, Traci G. (22 March 2017). "Diversity in 'Power Rangers' reboot film brings new layers to well-known series". NBC News. Retrieved 22 March 2017.

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