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Tahmoh Penikett Fast Facts:
Mother is from the Upper Tanana tribe in the Yukon; father, who became Yukon's premier, moved to Canada when he was 12 and is of British origin.
Aspired to be an actor from childhood; and has also been interested in the martial arts since his youth, first studying judo and kickboxing.
Studied at Vancouver's Lyric School of Acting.
Nominated for a 2004 Canadian LEO Award for the TV series
Played Karl Agathon on SYFY's
series, an update of the 1970s ABC series; it aired from 2005 to 2009.
with another science-fiction series, Fox's
, which aired in 2009 and 2010.
Has also had success at reaching a different audience, that of video-game enthusiasts. One game with which he's been involved is
Need for Speed: Carbon
, as Darius.
Took on a role in the Web series
Mortal Combat: Legacy
, which debuted in 2011.
Tahmoh Penikett Relationships:
Anthony David John Penikett - Father
Lulla Sierra Johns - Mother
Sarah Penikett - Sister
Stephanie Penikett - Sister
Attended Douglas College, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; Victoria Motion Picture School, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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