Ghanaian Hollywood star loses his father

Ghanaian-British actor, Peter Mensah’s father is dead. Mr. Osei Mensah is said to have died on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 in Kumasi. He was the owner of Mount Olivet School...

Ghanaian-British actor, Peter Mensah’s father is dead.

Mr. Osei Mensah is said to have died on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 in Kumasi. He was the owner of Mount Olivet School at Odeneho Kwadaso in Kumasi.

Actor Mensah is best known for his roles in Tears of the SunHidalgo300, and Dead Space, and more recently on the Starz original series, Spartacus: Blood and SandSpartacus: Gods of the Arena, and Spartacus: Vengeance.

Mensah was born at Chiraa, Ghana, and comes from an academic family. He was born to parents from the Brong Ahafo Region, and moved to Hertfordshire, England, with his father, an engineer, his mother, a writer, and two younger sisters at a young ageMensah began practicing martial arts at the age of six.

Mensah’s film credits include Avatar300HidalgoTears of the SunJason XHarvard ManBless the Child and The Incredible Hulk. He also stars in the short film The Seed, produced and directed by Linkin Park’s DJ Joe Hahn. He has made television appearances in Star Trek: EnterpriseTrackerWitchbladeBlue MurderRelic HunterEarth: Final ConflictHighlander: The Raven, and La Femme Nikita. He was a member of the repertory cast of the A&E Network series A Nero Wolfe Mystery and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

He did the voice and likeness of Sgt. Zach Hammond in EA’s video game Dead Space.

Mensah played the character Oenomaus in Spartacus and was on the Spartacus Panel at Comic Con 2009 and 2011. He had a recurring role in the fifth season of True Blood.

He is the voice of Predaking, the dragon-like leader of the Predacons in Transformers: Prime.

By: livefmghana.com/Ghana/91.9FM/

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