Like many of his "Battlestar" co-stars, Penikett hails from Canada. The son of former Yukon Premier Anthony David John Penikett, Tahmoh was named by his mother, who descended from the Upper Tanana Native American tribe in Alaska. He graduated from the Victoria Motion Picture School and studied at the Lyric School of Acting in Vancouver.
He first screen appearance was a bit part in the 1996 made-for-television movie "Murder on the Iditarod Trail," starring Kate Jackson. Soon afterward, he began making his mark on sci-fi TV favorites like "Dark Angel" (Fox, 2000-02), "Stargate SG-1" (Sci-Fi Channel, 1997- ) and Steven Spielberg's miniseries "Taken" (Sci-Fi Channel, 2002).
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