Tahmoh Penikett is a Canadian actor best known for his role as Captain Karl Helo Agathon on the science fiction television series Battlestar Galactica, from 2004-2009.
He is also known for his role as FBI agent Paul Ballard in the science fiction television series Dollhouse, from 2009-2010.
Before landing his role on Battlestar Galactica, Penikett starred in the final season of the critically acclaimed Canadian series The Cold Squad. His performance on that series earned him a LEO Award nomination.
Penikett also played the lead role in the miniseries Riverworld. His other credits include Trapped Ashes, Trick 'r Treat and The Green Chain.
Born in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, Penikett has strong ties to the Upper Tanana tribe, their traditions and their love of storytelling.
In his spare time he enjoys a variety of athletic pursuits, including Muay Thai kickboxing. Penikett divides his time between Vancouver, Canada and Los Angeles.