Mpho Koaho was born on 22 April, 1979 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to South African parents. Mpho began his acting career when Maya Angelou cast him as the lead in her 1998 Miramax film Down in the Delta. After that, he appeared in films such as The Salton Sea, Four Brothers, Get Rich or Die Tryin’, and Saw III.
In 2009, Koaho 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. Mpho portrayed Anthony, a series regular on the TV series Falling Skies produced by Steven Spielberg, which began airing in June 2011.
Other of his movies are; Detention, Here I Come, My Name is Syn and many others.