Mekhi Phifer

ACTOR, PRODUCER, SOUNDTRACK

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29th May 2022 | FlixCatalog Staff

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 compelling performance as Strike, a young New Jersey drug dealer involved in a murder cover-up. Following his impressive screen debut, he appeared in the comedy spoof Prof et rebelle (1996). In the Columbia/Tristar thriller Souviens-toi... l'été dernier 2 (1998), he co-starred with Jennifer Love Hewitt and Freddie Prinze Jr. He also starred in Soul Food (1997), 20th Century Fox's film that starred Vanessa Williams, Vivica A. Fox and Nia Long. In 2002, Phifer starred as Future, opposite Eminem, Brittany Murphy and Kim Basinger in Curtis Hanson's critically acclaimed film, 8 Mile (2002), as well as in the Miramax feature Paid in Full (2002), directed by Charles Stone III. In June, he was honored by the American Black Film Festival, receiving the organization's "Rising Star" Award. Phifer also recently appeared in the feature film Othello 2003 (2001), where he starred opposite Julia Stiles and Josh Hartnett. Based on William Shakespeare's Othello, he portrayed Odin, the captain of a champion high school basketball team whose best friend becomes jealous of his relationship with his girlfriend. In addition to his escalating film career, Mr. Phifer added to his growing list of television credits a starring role on the Emmy Award winning series, Urgences (1994) as Dr. Gregory Pratt, for which he recently received a NAACP Image Award Nomination. Mekhi Phifer's other television credits include leading roles in MTV's highly rated film Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001), in which he did all his own rap work and starred opposite Beyoncé. He appeared in the Emmy award winning HBO Original Movie, A Lesson Before Dying (1999) with Don Cheadle and Cicely Tyson, where his subtle performance as a man on death row won rave reviews and also earned him an NAACP Image Award Nomination. He tackled the challenging role of NFL Hall of Famer Gale Sayers in the ABC television special Brian's Song (2001) and appeared in the celebrated HBO Original Film Pilotes de choix (1995). Phifer has also made guest appearances on the popular police dramas Homicide (1993) and New York Undercover (1994). Phifer recently completed work on Universal's Honey (2003), starring alongside Jessica Alba. He can also be seen in the Universal remake of the 1978 horror classic L'armée des morts (2004), starring Ving Rhames and Sarah Polley, and Slow Burn (2005) opposite Ray Liotta. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Carleen Donovan

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Streaming Availability

Amazon Video has the most number of Mekhi Phifer’s flixes, followed by Vudu compared to other streaming platforms. See the full graph below.

Releases by Year

Mekhi Phifer on average has worked on 2 movies per year from 1995 to 2021. See the full graphs of the number of Mekhi Phifer movies released per year from 2005 till 2021.

Top Genres

Mekhi Phifer works mostly in Drama Genre followed by Thriller Genre flixes. 32% of Mekhi Phifer movies are Drama Genre movies. See Top Genres that Mekhi Phifer worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that Mekhi Phifer has worked on is 6.0.

6.0 / 10

Mekhi Phifer's Movies and Tv Series available to Stream now ..

Crime,Drama,Mystery
Lie to Me (2009)

About Cal Lightman, the world's leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to expose the truth behind the lies.

8/1043 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

Action,Drama,Mystery
Torchwood (2006)

The members of the Torchwood Institute, a secret organization founded by the British Crown, fight to protect the Earth from extraterrestrial and supernatural threats.

7.7/1050 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Drama,Fantasy,Mystery
Frequency (2016)

A police detective in 2016 discovers that she is able to communicate with her father via a ham radio, despite the fact that he died in 1996.

7.4/1042 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,Music
The Bobby Brown Story (2018)

The life story of R&B musician Bobby Brown.

7.3/10155 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.

7.3/10101 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

Crime,Drama,Mystery
Truth Be Told (2019)

A true-crime podcaster tries to solve the mystery surrounding a family patriarch's death.

7.1/1045 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Drama,Music
8 Mile (2002)

A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem.

7.1/10110 min

Available in 11 platform(s).

Action,Crime,Drama
Paid in Full (2002)

A young man from Harlem, forced to cope with the 1980s drug scene, builds an illegal empire, only to have a crisis of conscience.

7/1097 min

Available in 9 platform(s).