Ghanaian-British actor, Peter Mensah, is currently in Ghana for the funeral rites of his late father.
According to information gathered by YEN.com.gh, Mensah arrived some few weeks following the death of his father.
Mensah’s father who passed on in his 80s is the owner of Mount Olivet School at Odeneho Kwadaso in Kumasi.
His arrival in Ghana has excited a lot Ghanaians as they took to social media to express their happiness.
@lovehaireu commented: “Wow am so happy to know that he is from Ghana.”
@lions_king2020 wrote: “Oh Nice.”
@papa_ksi never knew Peter was a Ghanaian: “I never knew He is a Ghanaian. I watched his current movie Scorpion king 2018.”
@sankofa_kente_ent commented: “Nice.”
Mensah has starred in lots of award-winning movies which include, Tears of the Sun, Hidalgo, 300, and Dead Space.
Mensah was born at Chiraa, Ghana, and comes from an academic family. His parents hails from the Brong Ahafo Region, and relocated to Hertfordshire, England, with his father, Peter Osei Mensah an engineer, his mother, a writer, and two younger sisters.
He started practicing martial arts at the age of six. Mensah has directed lots of movies which include, Avatar, 300, Hidalgo, Tears of the Sun, Jason X, Harvard Man, Bless the Child and The Incredible Hulk.
He also starred in the short film The Seed which was produced and directed by Linkin Park’s DJ Joe Hahn. 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. He has beyond shadow of doubt taken the flag of Ghana to global exposure, hence must be with all stance celebrated.
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