Peter Mensah

 

Date Of Birth

August 27, 1959
 

Biography

British actor Peter Mensah was born on August 27, 1959 in Accra, Ghana. When he was young he moved to Hertfordshire, England with his family. As he grew up in St. Albans, he studied martial arts but developed a love of performing. He used to be an engineer, working for British Gas. Soon, he decided move to Canada and establish his career in the entertainment industry. Having done theatre productions in school, he decided to become an actor.

Peter Mensah quickly became known for his numerous film roles. He started out as Hugh in 1998's The Long Island Incident, before earning roles on The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Harvard Man, Jason X, Conviction, Cypher and Tears of the Sun. In 2004, he was seen on Hidalgo and two years later on the epic film adapted from the Frank Miller graphic novel, 300. His next big-screen endeavors included The Seed (2006), The Incredible Hulk (2008), and James Cameron's Avatar (2009).

Mensah has also been seen on television, making appearances on shows like La Femme Nikita, F/X: The Series, Earth: Final Conflict and Relic Hunter. He played Arthur in three episodes of A Nero Wolfe Mystery and was even known as Daniel Greaves on Star Trek:Enterprise. In 2008, he was cast as General Perry on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and two years later booked the role of Doctore on Starz Network's Spartacus: Blood and Sand.
 

Place of Birth

Accra, Ghana
 

Birth Name

Peter Mensah
 

Gender

Male
 

Filmography

2011: Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (TV series) - Oenomaus
2010: Spartacus: Blood and Sand (TV series) - Doctore
2009: Avatar - Horse Clan Leader
2008: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV series) - General Perry/Perry
2008: Dead Space (Video Game) - Sgt. Zach Hammond (voice)
2008: The Incredible Hulk - General Joe Greller
2006: 300 - Messenger
2005: Enterprise (TV series) - Daniel Greaves
2004: Hidalgo - Jaffa
2003: Tears of the Sun - Terwase
2002: Brainstorm - Vault Security
2002: Conviction (TV movie) - T-Bone
2002: Triggermen - Boxer
2001-2002: Witchblade (TV series) - Hector 'Moby' Mobius
2002: Tracker (TV series) - Marak
2001: Jason X - Sgt. Brodski
2001: A Nero Wolfe Mystery (TV series) - Arthur/Receptionist
2001: Harvard Man - Cyril the Butler
2001: Blue Murder (TV series) - Marlon Anderson
2000: Relic Hunter (TV series) - Witch Doctor
2000: The Perfect Son - Tall Gay Basher
2000: Bless the Child - Good Samaritan Janitor
2000: Enslavement: The True Story of Fanny Kemble (TV movie) - Quaka
2000: Twitch City (TV series) - Prison Guard
2000: The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery (TV movie) - Mort Erwin
2000: Bruiser - Skinhead
2000: Deep in the City (TV series) - Lang
1998-1999: Earth: Final Conflict (TV series) - Alan/Paratrooper
1999: Striking Poses - Hunky Receptionist
1999: Highlander: The Raven (TV series) - Raphael
1998: F/X: The Series (TV series) - Vincent
1998: The Long Island Incident (TV movie) - Hugh
1998: La Femme Nikita (TV series) - Taylor
1997: Once a Thief (TV series) - Petrosian's assistant
1997: Exhibit A: Secrets of Forensic Science (TV series) - Charles Ssenyonga
1995: Nancy Drew (TV series) - Simon
 

Height

6' 3 1/2" (1.92 m)