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Peter Mensah

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Birth Place: Ghana

Birthday: August 27, 1959,

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • Born in Ghana as a member of the Ashanti tribe, but raised in England.
  • Worked as an engineer before turning to acting full-time.
  • Made his big-screen debut in the 2000 supernatural thriller Bless the Child.
  • Subsequently appeared in a number of big-budget action and sci-fi films, including Tears of the Sun (2003), 300 (2007) and Avatar (2009).
  • Went through a three-week boot camp to prepare for his role as a gladiator trainer on the Starz historical drama Spartacus: Blood and Sand.
  • Has practiced martial arts since the age of 6.