Deron Michael McBee (born August 23, 1961) is an American actor and sportsman, known for playing Motaro in Mortal Kombat: Annihilation and as Malibu on American Gladiators.
Deron McBee toured the professional racquetball circuit for three years.
McBee was an original Gladiator on American Gladiators, performing under the name Malibu. McBee appeared for one season on the show and returning several years later for the live tour. McBee is known for (as Malibu) his blond hair, tanned skin, and surfer persona.
McBee has trained in karate at the Billy Blanks World Karate Studio, and hand-to-hand combat and swordsmanship with Anthony De Longis.
As an actor McBee has generally been cast in action movies, usually in roles which allow him to use his fighting skills to portray a villain. For example, in Enter the Blood Ring, he portrays the wrestler Gregor.
His most notable film role is that of Motaro in the second Mortal Kombat film. In the DVD extras of The Killing Zone, McBee states that he has produced his impressive physique by abstaining from steroids and using a combination of prayer and faith.
In addition to film, McBee has had many guest starring roles on television.
|2013||Black Dynamite Teaches a Hard Way!||Himself||Web series, episode "Black Dynamite Teaches Malibu and Chavo Guerrero 'Blind Respect'"|
|2008||Welcome to Sundown||Lord Tsuric||Horror movie|
|2005||The Cutter||Alex/Repairman||Action-thriller film|
|2004||Veronica Mars||Hank Ziggy Zigman||Television series, 1 episode; "You Think You Know Somebody"|
|Latin Dragon||Mad Dog||Action-adventure film|
|2001||Red Serpent||Albert Hakimov||Action-adventure film|
|Nikki||New Crybaby||Television series, 1 episode; "Superhero Blues"|
|Instinct to Kill||Des||Action film|
|Curb Your Enthusiasm||Thor||Episode 2, season 2; "Thor"|
|The Invisible Man||Mandeville||Television series, 1 episode; "Den of Thieves"|
|2000||The Base 2: Guilty as Charged||Cletus||Action-adventure TV film|
|Walker, Texas Ranger||Luke Warley||Television series, 1 episode; "Black Dragons"|
|Roswell||Wrestler||1 episode; "The Convention"|
|1999||Deadly Currency||Roca||Action film|
|L.A. Doctors||Dave||1 episode; "Que sera, Sarah"|
|1998||Martial Law||Kyle||1 episode; "Lock-Up"|
|Conan||Sinjin||TV series, 1 episode; "The Child"|
|1997||Mortal Kombat: Annihilation||Motaro||Action film|
|Sliders||Ceres||1 episode; "This Slide of Paradise"|
|1996||Baywatch Nights||Muscle Guy||TV series, 1 episode; "The Creature"|
|1995||Raging Angels||Archangle Gabriel||Horror film|
|Batman Forever||Harvey's Thug||Action film|
|Cybill||Waiter||TV series, 1 episode; "Call Me Irresponsible"|
|Enter the Blood Ring||Gregor||Film|
|Monster Mash: The Movie||The Monster||Horror film|
|Terror T.R.A.X - Track of the Vampire||Officer Phil Graves||FMV Game|
|1994||M.A.N.T.I.S.||V.R. soldier||TV series, 1 episode; "Soldier of Misfortune"|
|Immortal Combat||Muller||Action film|
|Cage II||Spike Duval||Action film|
|Ring of steel||Big Fighter||Action-drama film|
|1993||DragonStrike (board game)||Warrior||VHS video tutorial/short-film bundled with product|
|1992||Out of Blood||1st Bodyguard||Action film|
|1991||The Killing Zone||Garret Bodine||Action film|
|Time Barbarians||Doran||Sci-Fi film|
|1989||American Gladiators||Malibu||TV series, 12 episodes|
|Married... with Children||Policeman||TV series, 1 episode; "Her Cups Runneth Over"|
|1988||Elvira, Mistress of the Dark||Las Vegas muscleman|
Deron was married to Drzan McBee, a former professional wrestler and Raiderette, who died in 2003 from a heart attack. She was survived by her two daughters.
Deron is now mostly involved in Christian ministry and in pursuing his painting passion. On June 2016 has been released his interview with First Comics News