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Mekhi Phifer


Mekhi Phifer was born in Harlem, Manhattan, and was raised by his mother, Rhoda, a high school teacher. Phifer's acting career began when he auditioned at an open casting call for director Spike Lee's Clockers (1995) and was selected for the leading role. Working alongside Harvey Keitel and Delroy Lindo, he garnered critical acclaim for his ... See full bio »

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Known For

ER
ER Gregory Pratt
(2002-2009)
8 Mile
8 Mile David 'Future' Porter
(2002)
Dawn of the Dead
(2004)
Insurgent
Insurgent Max
(2015)

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 2016 Chocolate City: Vegas (post-production)
Best Valentine
 2016 Allegiant
Max
 2016 Pandemic
Gunner
 2015 A Talent for Trouble
Mekhi Phifer
 2015 Insurgent
Max
 2014 Divergent
Max
 2013 The Love Section
James Johnson
 2011 Flypaper
Darrien
 2009/II A Day in the Life
King Khi
 2008 Nora's Hair Salon II
Dr. Terry
 2003 Honey
Chaz
 2002 Paid in Full
Mitch
 2002 The Other Brother
Martin
 2001 Head Games
John Ambrose, Jr. 'John John'
 2001 Impostor
Cale
 2001 O
Odin James
 2000 Shaft
Trey Howard
 1999 Uninvited Guest
Silk
 1998 Hell's Kitchen
Johnny
 1997 Hav Plenty
Harold
 1997 Soul Food
Lem
 1996 Sureshot
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Appears also in video "don't let go" from En Vogue See more »

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2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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When break dancing was out, I break danced. When rapping was the thing, I freestyled rap on the street and battled and all that kind of stuff. See more »

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Son named Omikaye with actress Malinda Williams. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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