At 6 feet 3½ inches, Peter Mensah (born 27 August 1959 in Chiraa, Ghana) will usually play the token black badass of the group due to taking martial arts since he was 6. Despite this, he started off as an engineer in Canada before he got into acting.
His roles include:
- 300: The Persian Messenger
- Avatar: Horse Clan Leader
- Dead Space: Sgt. Zach Hammond
- Jason X: Sergeant Brodski
- Midnight, Texas: Lemuel "Lem" Bridger
- The Scorpion King V - The Book of Souls: Nebserek.
- Spartacus: Blood and Sand: Doctore/Oenomaus
- Transformers: Prime: Predaking
- True Blood: Kibwe Akinjide
- The Incredible Hulk (2008): General Joe Geller
- Tears of the Sun: Terwase
- Departure: Levi Holl