Tahmoh is delighted to have starred as Lieutenant Karl "Helo" Agathon on the Emmy Nominated Sci Fi series Battlestar Galactica for which he has received the prestigious Peabody Award. Prior to Battlestar Galactica, Tahmoh joined the cast of the critically acclaimed Canadian series The Cold Squad for their final season. His performance on that series earned him a LEO award nomination. Tahmoh's next major public production was Joss Whedon's sci-fi series Dollhouse, which was just cancelled after 2 seasons.
Tahmoh has also be seen in a Guest Starring capacity in a variety of other series including a recurring Guest Star on Whistler (The N), Smallville (FOX) and The L Word (Showtime ). Tahmoh stars in the short film, Trapped Ashes, directed by renowned director Monte Hellman, which debuted at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. Tahmoh had two films which came out in 2007, Trick 'r Treat (Warner Bros) and The Green Chain (Movie Central) and debuted at the Vancouver Film Festival. Most recently Tahmoh Penikett played the lead role of Matt Ellman on Syfy's four-hour TV adaptation of Riverworld.
Tahmoh was born in the city of Whitehorse in the Yukon, Canada and his background, which includes strong ties to the Upper Tanana tribe and their traditions, led him to his love of storytelling. Tahmoh has a very strong connection and devotion to his family with whom he spends time with whenever possible.
In his spare time enjoys a variety of athletic pursuits including being a competitive kick boxer.
Convention Guest Appearances
- Pensacon 2019 - February 22-24, 2019 in Pensacola, FL, USA 2016
- FanExpo Vancouver 2016 - November 11-13, 2016 in Vancouver, BC
- Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest 2016 - October 22-23, 2016 in Phoenix, AZ, USA
- HawaiiCon 2016 - September 15-18, 2016 in Puako, HI, USA
- Salt Lake Comic Con 2016 - September 1-3, 2016 in Salt Lake City, UT, USA
- Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo 2016 - April 28 - May 1, 2016 in Calgary, AB
- StarFest Denver 2016 - March 11-13, 2016 in Denver, CO, USA
- CONjure 2016 - March 5-6, 2016 in Orlando, FL, USA 2015
- Galacticon 2015 - July 30 - August 2, 2015 in Seattle, WA, USA
- Creation Entertainment's Supernatural Official Convention 2015 - March 27-29, 2015 in Bellevue, WA, USA 2014
- Supanova Pop Culture Expo - Brisbane 2014 - November 28-30, 2014 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Awesome Con Milwaukee 2014 - November 21-23, 2014 in Milwaukee, WI, USAConvention Cancelled
- Supanova Pop Culture Expo - Adelaide 2014 - November 21-23, 2014 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 2013
- Montreal Comiccon 2013 - September 13-15, 2013 in Montréal, QC
- Dragon Con 2013 - August 30 - September 2, 2013 in Atlanta, GA, USA
- ConnectiCon 2013 - July 12-14, 2013 in Hartford, CT, USA 2011
- Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo 2011 - March 18-20, 2011 in Chicago, IL, USA
16 confirmed guest appearances