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Birth NameMensah Bediako
Birth CountryUnited Kingdom
Gender IdentityMale
Height173 cm
EducationThe Poor School
FilmographyMy One True Friend,Wonder Woman 1984,Andor

Mensah Bediako is an English theater and film actor. For his theater projects, he is known for plays such as Under the Sun, Much Ado About Nothing, My One True Friend, and so on. 

As a TV and film actor, he is best known for his roles as Leon in Wonder Woman 1984 and Zinska in the American science-fiction action adventure Andor, also known as Star Wars: Andor. 

So, what is Mensah Bediako's age and height? How much is his net worth? Is he married? We have all the details of his personal and professional life.

What Is Mensah Bediako's Age And Height?  

Mensah Bediako was born and raised in London to a family of black and African descent. In 2022, he expects to be between 42 and 48 years old. 

Also, his listed height is 5 feet, 8 inches, or 173 cm, and his listed weight is 149 lbs., or 98 kg

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Mensah Bediako posing with his co-star for the show ‘My One True Friend’

There are not many details on his parents, siblings, and overall family life, as the actor prefers to live a very private life. 

Reportedly, he studied acting at the Poor School and Workhouse Theatre, a drama school located in King's Cross, London, United Kingdom. 

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Theatre Credits 

Mensah Bediako made his stage debut in 2006 in Showboat, a play written by Francesca Zambello and Raymond Gubbay in collaboration with Ensemble member theater at Royal Albert Hall. 

Since then, he has appeared in many theater plays, some of which are listed below: 

2006Tobias and the AngelYoung Vic Theatre
2007African SnowTrafalgar Studios
2008The Tempest 
2008The Harder They ComeBarbican
2008Cannibal: The MusicalGeorge Square 1
2008PiafVaudeville Theatre
2009Once On This Island 
200912:30 AMSt Saviours
2009Speak Truth to PowerElectric Theatre
2011Conductor FlanaganUnion Theatre
2011Clybourne ParkWyndham Theatre
2011The Water EngineThe Old Vic Tunnels

More credits from 2012 to 2022 are below:

2012Floyd CollinsSouthwark Playhouse
2012Driving Miss Daisy 2012 Tour 
2014One Man, Two GuvnorsTheatre Royal Haymarket
2014Fast Cuts and Snaps ShotsOran Mor
2014The RealnessHackney Downs Studios
2016The MountaintopThe Other Room
2017Arming The World#
2018The Wind In The Willows#1
2019Master Harold and the BoysNational Theatre
2020When Great Trees FallBridge Theatre
2020Invisible MeConway Hall
2021A Foreign LanguageTraverse Theatre
2021Fisherman’s FriendsHall for Cornwall
2022Much Ado About NothingRSC
2022Mission The Big House

*: Teaching of Year 3 KCL medical students Royal College of General Practitioners at Royal College of General Practitioners.

^: Teaching of Phase 4 Medical students King's Undergraduate Medical Education in the Community Team at Guy's Hospital.

#: Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre, The Albany, Chelsea Theatre, Stratford Circus.

#1: Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre, The Albany, Chelsea Theatre, Stratford Circus.

Bediako most recently appeared at the Royal Court Theatre in 2022 in Under the Sun by Jasmin Lee Jones in collaboration with Obadiah Theatre.

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Mensah Bediako: Movie And TV Role From Wonder Woman 1984 To Andor 

Mensah Bediako made his film debut in 2006 with the short Blood Ties. The next year, he made his small-screen debut in the television series The Real Kathy Haydn as Dr. Jules Louzado. 

Movie Roles Over The Years:  

Popular Unrest as Mensah: The 2010 film starring Hicham Ayouch as an international news reader, John-Christian Bateman as John, and Ilze Black as another international news reader. The movie tells the story of unexplained killings that have broken out across the globe in a world where all social transactions are overseen by a system called "the Spirit." 

Baseline as Frank: The movie is about the club "The Baseline," where Danny (Freddie Connor) works, and how his life changes following the rescue mission of his boss Terry from the gang leader. 

Take Many Hand: A 2010 short film about a 16-year-old girl played by Gemma Mewse who now has to choose between her life's dream and her single mother. 

In An As Mr. Mzuza: A 2011 short movie about Alex (Craig Rowan), who is in an unwanted relationship and seeks help from spiritual healer Mr. Mzuza; a specialist in breaking unwanted relationships. 

VICKY: The musical as Uncle: Shared the screen alongside Shaka David in 2014 short. The show tells the story of a girl who dreams of a fresh start in the UK, which is destroyed by her uncle.  

Wee King of Nowhere as a Vagrant Poet: The 2016 short film is about a runaway boy who is taken under the wing of a vagrant poet. 

His Wake as Vauxhall: During the father's wake, his son attempts to learn more about his old man. The short movie released in 2017 starred actors such as Michael Adams, Josh Casswell, and Holly-Rose Durham. 

Carnation as David: Another short film released in 2018 is about the journey of a young boy after the loss of his mother. It starred actors such as Anne-Hélène Orvelin, Frank Roome, and Daniel Rowland. 

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Mensah Bediako as Leon in Wonder Woman 1984

Wonder Woman 1984 as Leon: Mensah Bediako made his DC debut in Wonder Woman 1984, which is a 2020 superhero film, based on the DC Comics superheroine of the same name. It is Warner Bros. Pictures' ninth installment in the DC Extended Universe and the sequel to 2017's Wonder Woman, which was released on December 25, 2020, simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max. 

He played the role of Leon; a homeless person living on the streets of Washington, D.C., in 1984. The movie, starring Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Chris Pine as Steve Trevor, and Kristen Wiig as Dr. Barbara Minerva/Cheetah, was set in 1984 when Diana Prince struggles against two powerful enemies: Maxwell Lord and the Cheetah.  

From Scratch as Roahi: The 2020 short film about a painter named Cassie who suffers from a neurological condition that causes her hand, which she uses to paint, to have a mind of its own. 

Royal Shakespeare Company, "Much Ado About Nothing," as Antonio, Leonato's brother: A TV film about two different couples who fall in love—but who is really pulling the strings? It starred actors such as Toyin Ayedun-Alase as Verges, deputy constable, Micah Balfour as Don John, Don Pedra's brother, Rebecca Banatvala as Seacole, and Michael Joel Bartelle as Sexton.

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TV Roles Over The Years:  

Chasing Shadows, as Stephen Eli: "The show is about a missing person unit that investigates serial killers." Mensah Bediako appeared in Season 1, Episode 3, "Off Radar: Part 1." 

Elvis Jones as Toby Kwimper: The show starred actors such as Thomas Craig, Christopher Fulford, and Bracken Burns, Bediako appeared in the episode titled Suspicious Minds. 

EastEnders as John Phillips: A popular British soap opera which has been broadcast on BBC One since February 1985. The actor had a guest role in the show and appeared in one episode. 

In the Long Run as Uncle Godfearing: A British Comedy Drama, loosely based on the life of its creator, Idris Elba. The show, set in the 1980s on the gritty, fictitious Eastbridge Estate in East London, follows the life of the Easmon family. Mensah had a recurring role and appeared in three episodes of the show. 

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TV Series Andor

Andor as Zinska: Andor, aka Star Wars: Andor is an American science-fiction action-adventure series that is the fourth live-action series in the Star Wars franchise, as well as a prequel to the spin-off film Rogue One.  

The show tells the story of thief-turned-Rebel spy Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) during the five years that lead to the events of the film. The ensemble cast also includes Kyle Soller, Adria Arjona, Joplin Sibtain, James McArdle, and many others. 

In the series, Mensah Bediako plays the role of Zinska and makes an appearance in three episodes titled Narkina 5, Nobody's Listening!, and One Way Out.

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How Much Is The Net Worth Of Mensah Bediako?  

Mensah Bediako is estimated to have a net worth of $5 million. His primary income source is his acting career. 

According to sources, the average weekly salary of a theatre actor in England is £500, ranging from £250 for an inexperienced actor to more than £2,000 for a star actor. 

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Mensah Bediako

Similarly, the average income of a TV or film actor in the United Kingdom is £25,350 per year or £13 per hour. According to reports, newcomers can earn up to $21,470 per year, while the most experienced workers can earn up to £48,957 per year. 

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Is He Married? Who Is His Wife?  

Mensah Bediako rarely finds himself the subject of tabloid fodder, and that’s likely because he prefers to keep his personal life far away from the press. 

There is almost no information about his personal life and relationship status, including his wife and children, revealed to the media.

Updated On Wed Nov 30 2022 Published OnTue Nov 22 2022 By riley

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