Biography

Peter Mensah (born on 27 August 1959 in Accra, Ghana), is an English/Ghanaian actor, best known for his roles in Tears of the Sun and 300, and more recently on the Starz original series, Spartacus: Blood and Sand, Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, and Spartacus: Vengeance.

Mensah comes from an academic family. He was born in Ghana, to parents of the Ashanti People but he moved to Hertfordshire, England with his father, an engineer, and his mother, a writer and two younger sisters at a young age. Mensah moved to Canada 11 years ago. He emigrated from Britain to see the world and it was a toss-up whether his destination would be Canada or Australia. The paperwork for Canada came through first.

Mensah's film credits include Avatar, 300, Hidalgo, Tears of the Sun, Jason X, Harvard Man, Bless the Child and The Incredible Hulk. He also stars in the short film The Seed, produced and directed by Linkin Park's DJ Joe Hahn. He has made television appearances in Star Trek: Enterprise, Tracker, Witchblade, Blue Murder, Relic Hunter, Earth: Final Conflict, Highlander: The Raven and La Femme Nikita. He was a member of the repertory cast of the A&E Network series A Nero Wolfe Mystery.

Peter Mensah (born on 27 August 1959 in Accra, Ghana), is an English/Ghanaian actor, best known for his roles in Tears of the Sun and 300, and more recently on the Starz original series, Spartacus: Blood and Sand, Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, and Spartacus: Vengeance.

Mensah comes from an academic family. He was born in Ghana, to parents of the Ashanti People but he moved to Hertfordshire, England with his father, an engineer, and his mother, a writer and two younger sisters at a young age. Mensah moved to Canada 11 years ago. He emigrated from Britain to see the world and it was a toss-up whether his destination would be Canada or Australia. The paperwork for Canada came through first.

Mensah's film credits include Avatar, 300, Hidalgo, Tears of the Sun, Jason X, Harvard Man, Bless the Child and The Incredible Hulk. He also stars in the short film The Seed, produced and directed by Linkin Park's DJ Joe Hahn. He has made television appearances in Star Trek: Enterprise, Tracker, Witchblade, Blue Murder, Relic Hunter, Earth: Final Conflict, Highlander: The Raven and La Femme Nikita. He was a member of the repertory cast of the A&E Network series A Nero Wolfe Mystery.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 24

Birthday 1959-08-27

Place of Birth Accra, Ghana

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 The Scorpion King: Book of Souls as Nebserek
2017 Midnight, Texas (19 episodes) as Lemuel Bridger
2016 Kevin Hart: What Now? as African Dictator
2016 The Second Sound Barrier as Thelonious Courage as The Powerhouse
2014 300: Rise of an Empire as Persian Emissary
2013 Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons Rising as Arcee as Predaking
2013 Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (6 episodes) as Qovas
2010 Spartacus (23 episodes) as Doctore
2009 Avatar as Horse Clan Leader
2008 True Blood (8 episodes) as Kibwe
2008 The Incredible Hulk as General Joe Greller
2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2 episodes) as General Perry
2008 The Seed
2007 300 as Messenger
2004 Hidalgo as Jaffa
2003 Tears of the Sun as Terwase
2002 Cypher as Vault Security
2001 Star Trek: Enterprise (2 episodes) as Daniel Greaves
2001 Jason X as Sgt. Brodski
2001 A Nero Wolfe Mystery (1 episode) as Mort Erwin (1 episode) as Receptionist
2000 Witchblade (1 episode) as Hector 'Moby' Mobius (4 episodes)
1999 Relic Hunter (1 episode) as Witch Doctor
1998 The Long Island Incident as Hugh
1996 Once a Thief (1 episode)

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