Mpho Koaho

Mpho Koaho (/ˈʊmp ˈkwɑːh/) is a Canadian actor.

Mpho Koaho
Koaho at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Years active1998–present

Life and career

Mpho Koaho was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to South African parents.[1]

Mpho began his acting career when Maya Angelou cast him as the lead in her 1998 Miramax film Down in the Delta.[2] After that, he appeared in films such as The Salton Sea, Four Brothers, Get Rich or Die Tryin', and Saw III.

In 2009, Mpho was nominated to two Gemini Awards; one for his supporting role on the Canadian TV series Soul, and another for his guest role on the TV series Flashpoint. He ended up winning the former.[2]

Mpho portrayed Anthony, a series regular on the TV series Falling Skies produced by Steven Spielberg, which began airing in June 2011.[3]


Year Film Role Other notes
1998 Down in the Delta Thomas Sinclair
1999 Both Sides of the Law Pete Anderson
2001 Snipes Malik
2002 Short Hymn, Silent War Peter Short film
The Salton Sea Kid Selling Guns
Partners in Action Ty
2003 Detention Jay Tee Barrow
2004 A Question Short film
Haven Kimo
2005 Four Brothers Gang Leader
Get Rich or Die Tryin' Junebug
2006 Saw III Timothy Young
It's a Boy Girl Thing Horse
2008 Blindness Pharmacist's Assistant
Poker Night Simon
2009 Saw VI Timothy Young
2011 Charlie Zone Donny
2012 Here I Come Jay Short film
My Name is Syn Syn Short film
2014 Black or White Duvan
2018 Nomis Filming
Year Title Role Notes
1998 Goosebumps Ben Episode: "Awesome Ants"
1999 Sci-Squad Durnsford TV series
Deep in My Heart Roger Television film
2000 Mail to the Chief Ernie Television film
2001 Soul Food Brandon Episode: "If You Don't Know Me By Now"
2002 Tracker Jordan Baylor/Sirez 2 Episodes
Doc Marcus Episode: "Sea No Evil"
2004 Crown Heights Television film
2005 Tilt Hemphill Episode: "The Game"
Deacons for Defense Baily Television film
Kojak Lawrence Butler Episode: "Kind of Blue"
Tagged: The Jonathan Wamback Story Trevor Television film
2006 Doomstown Paul "Countryman" Blackhall Television film
2007 The Gathering Tucker TV miniseries
2008 ReGenesis The Leader Episode: "Unbottled"
Flashpoint Michael Jameson Episode: "Never Kissed a Girl"
2009 Soul TV miniseries
2010 Rookie Blue Episode: "To Serve or Protect"
2011 Combat Hospital Sergeant Geoffrey Daums Episode: "Reason to Believe"
MetaJets Trey Jordan TV series
2011-2015 Falling Skies Anthony TV series
2016 Dark Matter Milo Episode: "We should have seen this coming"
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Ken TV series
2017 The Expanse Private Travis TV series


  1. Meet Mpho Koaho: alien fighter. By Tashi Tagg, TVSA. 2011-06-30. Retrieved 2015-01-11.
  2. Falling Skies - Cast Bios - Mpho Koaho on TNT
  3. "TNT Brings Steven Spielberg's Fallen Skies to Comic-Con". MovieWeb. 1 July 2010. Retrieved 1 July 2010.
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