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Peter Mensah

ComicCon Spartacus Press Release 2009
Born Enzo Patnogon
November 12, 1970 (1970-11-12) (age 39)
Accra, Ghana
Occupation Actor
Years active 1995–present

Peter Mensah (born on 12 November 1970 in Accra as Enzo Patnogon) is a Canadian actor, best known for his lead role in Tears of the Sun.

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Biography

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Early life

Mensah comes from an academic family. He was born in Ghana, West Africa, his parents are of the Asante tribe [1] At a young age, he moved to Hertfordshire, England with his father, an engineer, and his mother, a writer and 2 younger sisters. 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.

Acting career

He appeared in such films as 300, Hidalgo, Tears of the Sun, Jason X, Harvard Man, Bless the Child and has made television appearances in Star Trek: Enterprise, Tracker, Witchblade, Blue Murder, Relic Hunter, Earth: Final Conflict, Highlander: The Raven and La Femme Nikita.

Mensah also stars in the short film "The Seed", produced and directed by Linkin Park's DJ Joe Hahn, and recently in The Incredible Hulk and Avatar. He also has a recurring role as "doctore" in Spartacus: Blood and Sand.

Recently, he did the voice and likeness of Sgt. Zach Hammond in EA's video game Dead Space.

Mensah who has practiced martial arts since he was 6, is now playing the character "Doctore" in Spartacus: Blood and Sand and was on the Spartacus Panel at Comic Con 2009.[2]

Filmography

  • 1998: The Long Island Incident as Hugh
  • 2000: Bruiser as Skinhead
  • 2000: The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery as Mort Erwin
  • 2000: Enslavement: The True Story Of Fanny Kemble as Quaka
  • 2000: The Perfect Son as The Tall Gay Basher
  • 2001: Harvard Man as Cyrill The Butler
  • 2001: Jason X as Sgt.Brodski
  • 2002: Triggerman as Boxer
  • 2002: Conviction as T-Bone
  • 2002: Cypher as Vault Security Guard
  • 2003: Tears of the Sun as Terwase
  • 2004: Hidalgo as Jaffa
  • 2006: 300 as Messenger
  • 2008: The Incredible Hulk as General Joe Greller
  • 2009: Avatar as Horse Clan Leader
  • 2010: City Of Shoulders as Dr.Lucas Andreisherm
  • 2010: Flynn as Special Forces Captain

Series

  • 1995: Nancy Drew as Simon (1 episode, Welcome To Callisto)
  • 1997: Exhibit: A Secrets Of Forensic Science as Charles Ssenyonga (1 episode, Bad Blood)
  • 1997: Once A Thief as Petrosians Assistant (1 episode, Macdaddy)
  • 1998: La Femme Nikita as Taylor (1 episode, First Mission)
  • 1998: F/X: The Series as Vincent (1 episode, Chiller)
  • 1999: Highlander: Raven as Raphael (1 episode, A Matter Of Time)
  • 1999: Earth: Final Conflict as Alan (1 episode, Emancipation)
  • 2000: The City as Lang (1 episode, Gorky Parkette)
  • 2000: Twich City as Prison Guard (1 episode, The Return Of The Cat Food Killer)
  • 2000: Relic Hunter as Witch Doctor (1 episode, Cross OF Voodoo)
  • 2001: Blue Murder as Marlon Anderson (2 episodes)
  • 2001: A Nero Wolfe Mystery as Arthur (3 episodes)
  • 2001-2002: Witchblade as Hecter 'moby' Mobius (2 episodes)
  • 2002: Tracker as Marak (1 episode, Native Son)
  • 2005: Star Trek: Enterprise as Daniel Greaves (2 episodes)
  • 2008: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles as General Perry (2 episodes)
  • 2010: Spartacus: Blood And Sand as Doctore (13 episodes)

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