Tahmoh Penikett gives new meaning to the word mesmerizing. Irresistibly tempting, he captivates viewers with his brawny and tough presence on and off cam. He takes on movies and television shows with much passion and enthusiasm, which makes him very pleasing to the crowd. Heavily loaded with wit and drama, he persuasively portrays challenging character roles with delight. Undeniably gorgeous, he graces the show Battlestar Galactica, which establishes his stance on the television loop.


Born on May 20, 1975, in Yukon, Canada, Tahmoh Penikett studied at Victoria Motion Picture School and attended Lyric School of Acting in Vancouver. As an actor, he started with minor roles and gradually progressed to more notable and distinguished characters. He appeared on shows such as Hush, Cold Squad, Smallville, The L Word, Under the Cover, and Murder on the Iditarod Trail.

On the television series Battlestar Galactica, Penikett stars as Captain Karl Agathon, an Electronic Countermeasures Officer. His love struggle with a woman-turned-robot-in-disguise became an interesting element of the storyline. In addition, his inclusion on the series gives him the opportunity showcase his well-trimmed physique, not to mention his compelling stare. One of the fine-looking guys on show, he is one of the reasons why the show continues to be a blast.

-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist

Kris De Leon

Staff Writer, BuddyTV