Kerri Hoskins Branson
Name Kerri Ann Hoskins Branson
Born February 20, 1970
Fridley, Minnesota
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Weight 122 lbs. (55.3 kg)
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Ethnicity Caucasian

Kerri Ann Hoskins Branson (born February 20, 1970 in Fridley, Minnesota, USA)[1] is a former glamour model and video game actress.

Hoskins is best known for portraying Sonya Blade and Kia in several incarnations of Mortal Kombat beginning with Mortal Kombat 3, she toured the United States and Europe portraying Sonya Blade in the Mortal Kombat: Live Tour, appearing at venues like Radio City Music Hall. [1] Hoskins also appeared in a number of other games produced by Midway Games including Revolution X (where she played the main villain, Mistress Helga), NBA Jam and War Gods (in which she lent her likeness to Vallah). She appeared as a secret character in NBA Showtime: NBA on NBC. Her character played suffocating defense who blocked every shot.

She trained for two years in Tang Soo Do, a Korean martial art.[2]

Nowadays, Kerri dedicates her life to family, painting, photography, and drawing.


  • Nearly 20 years after portraying Sonya Blade for the first time in the Mortal Kombat series, Kerri briefly returned as a video game actress by doing motion capture and voice-work for the character Maya in Killer Instinct (2013) for the Xbox One.



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