Peter Mensah, who comes from the people of the Ashanti, was born as the eldest of three children of an engineer and a writer in Ghana. At a young age he moved with his two younger sisters in the British county of Hertfordshire, where he lived in St Albans until the age of eleven years. In 1981 he moved to Canada, where he has lived since that time.
Mensah is as an actor before the camera since 1995. His repertoire includes mainly appearances in action and sci-fi series, including Nikita, Mission Earth - They are among us, Star Trek:. Enterprise or Terminator: SCC Since the turn of the millennium Mensah was as an actor for several commercially successful movies obliged such as 300 or Hidalgo - 3000 miles to glory. Most recently, he appeared in 2009 in James Cameron's film Avatar - with Pandora.
- 2001: Jason X (Jason X)
- 2003: Tears of the Sun ( Tears of the Sun)
- 2004: Hidalgo - 3000 miles to glory ( Hidalgo )
- 2007: 300 (300)
- 2008: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV series, 2 episodes)
- 2008: The Incredible Hulk ( The Incredible Hulk )
- 2009: Avatar - Pandora ( Avatar )
- 2010-2013: Spartacus (TV series, 23 episodes)
- 2011: Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (Miniseries)
- 2012: True Blood (TV series, 8 episodes)
- 2014: 300: Rise of an Empire