Peter Mensah’s Biography
Peter Mensah is a Ghanaian-British actor born on the 27th August 1959. He is best known for his roles in the Tears of the Sun, Hidalgo,300 and Dead Space. Peter Mensah was born at Chiraa, Ghana into an academic family which originated from Brong Ahafo Region in Ghana.Later in life he moved to Hertfordshire, England , with his father ,an engineer, his Mother a writer and two younger sisters at a young age. Peter began practicing martial arts at the age of six.
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 Career
Peter Mensah 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.
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Peter Mensah’s Worth
The amazing talented hit actor, Peter has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars in 2016, he is a great star from the African nation Ghana as well. One of the most successful black decent Hollywood stars began a career since 1995, and already spent his two decades in the industry and provided some blockbuster and Oscar-winning movies as well.
Well, his primary source of income and net worth is acting, but some wiki sites have covered that he also earns from sponsorship ads, endorsements and featuring in shown and programs which amounts is $150 thousand dollars annually.
Peter Mensah’s Married Life
This strickingly talented actor is and has never been married at any time of life.He once claimed that the reason he is not married is because he lacks time for relationships and family in his busy schedule . Due to his single state many have branded him gay but he replied to them saying he was going to marry soon and make his own family.
Peter Mensah Movies
- 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
Peter Mensah has had the luck of being nominated for BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting Award in 2010 and 2013 when he won against his fellow nominees.