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Mekhi Phifer

 
Bio:
Born and raised in New York, his acting career began when he was selected for the leading role in director Spike Lee’s Clockers. He was most recently seen in the Starz original series “Torchwood: Miracle Day” as CIA agent Rex Matheson. Phifer is most recognizable for his role as Dr. Gregory ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Born and raised in New York, his acting career began when he was selected for the leading role in director Spike Lee’s Clockers. He was most recently seen in the Starz original series “Torchwood: Miracle Day” as CIA agent Rex Matheson. Phifer is most recognizable for his role as Dr. Gregory ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Flip Levay

Mekhi Phifer Biography

Born and raised in New York, his acting career began when he was selected for the leading role in director Spike Lee’s Clockers. He was most recently seen in the Starz original series “Torchwood: Miracle Day” as CIA agent Rex Matheson. Phifer is most recognizable for his role as Dr. Gregory Pratt on “ER”, for which he received NAACP Image Awards in 2004 & 2005. His other film credits include Flypaper; Last Man Standing; Puff, Puff, Pass (directorial debut and featured role); Dawn of the Dead; 8 Mile; Paid in Full; O; I Still Know What You Did Last Summer; Soul Food; Hell’s Kitchen, NYC; Tears of a Clown; An Invited Guest; and The Imposter. In June of 2002, he received the “Rising Star” award from the American Black Film Festival. His many TV appearances include Fox’s “Lie To Me, MTV’s Carmen: A Hip-Hopera, the HBO Original Movie A Lesson Before Dying (NAACP Image Award nomination), the ABC television special Brian’s Song and the HBO Original Film The Tuskegee Airmen. Phifer has also made guest appearances on the popular police dramas “Homicide: Life on the Street” and “New York Undercover.”





Mekhi Phifer News

VIDEO: Octavia Spencer & Gabrielle Union Lead TRUTH BE TOLD Season Three Trailer Photo VIDEO: Octavia Spencer & Gabrielle Union Lead TRUTH BE TOLD Season Three Trailer
by Michael Major - Jan 5, 2023

Apple TV+ has unveiled the trailer for the third season of its NAACP Image Award-winning anthology “Truth Be Told” starring Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer, who also executive produces, and award-winning actress Gabrielle Union, who joins the all-new season. The video trailer also stars Ron Cephas Jones, Merle Dandridge, and Tracie Thoms.

Film Takes Center Stage at Festival O22 Photo Film Takes Center Stage at Festival O22
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022

On the heels of a successful opening weekend and rave reviews for live productions of Rossini's Otello and Toshio Hosokawa's The Raven, Opera Philadelphia's Festival O continues this week with the first Opera on Film series, featuring more than 30 cinematic operas presented in 12 screenings at the Philadelphia Film Center.

Octavia Spencer and Kate Hudson in Season Two of TRUTH BE TOLD Photo Octavia Spencer and Kate Hudson in Season Two of TRUTH BE TOLD
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 3, 2021

The 10-episode second season of the anthology drama, which provides a glimpse into America’s obsession with true crime podcasts, will return on Friday, August 20, 2021 with the first episode, followed by new episodes premiering every Friday.

Casting Director Robi Reed Returns To The Richard Lawson Studios Master Class Series Photo Casting Director Robi Reed Returns To The Richard Lawson Studios Master Class Series
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2021

The Richard Lawson Studios welcomes for a third time as a guest instructor for its Self-Tape Master Class Series, Emmy Award winning Casting Director Robi Reed. Classes take place every Saturday morning at 10 AM PST via Zoom Webinar.

Veteran Casting Director Robi Reed Returns to The Richard Lawson Studios Master Class Photo Veteran Casting Director Robi Reed Returns to The Richard Lawson Studios Master Class Series
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2020

The Richard Lawson Studios will continue its Self-Tape Master Class Series with Emmy Award winning Casting Director Robi Reed. Classes take place every Saturday morning at 10 AM PST via Zoom Webinar.

Jelani Alladin, Laura Benanti, Daniel J. Watts & More Will Star in STICK FLY Reading  Photo Jelani Alladin, Laura Benanti, Daniel J. Watts & More Will Star in STICK FLY Reading on Plays in the House
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 21, 2020

On Saturday, August 1, Stars in the House's Plays In The House series will take on STICK FLY, by Lydia R. Diamond. The reading will star Jelani Alladin, Laura Benanti, Crystal Monee Hall, Keith Randolph Smith, Tiffany Rachelle Stewart, Daniel J. Watts and Renika Williams.

Broadway Rewind: STICK FLY Arrives on Broadway in 2011! Photo Broadway Rewind: STICK FLY Arrives on Broadway in 2011!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2020

Today we rewind to 2011, when Lydia R. Diamond's Stick Fly opened on Broadway. The play, which featured music by Alicia Keys, played for 93 performances at the Cort Theatre.

VIDEO: Watch a First Look Clip From TRUTH BE TOLD Photo VIDEO: Watch a First Look Clip From TRUTH BE TOLD
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2019

Apple TV+ is excited to share a 'FIRST-LOOK' clip of its upcoming limited drama series, 'Truth Be Told,' featuring Octavia Spencer and Aaron Paul. Premiering December 6, 'Truth Be Told' is an eight-episode limited series starring Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer, Emmy Award winner Aaron Paul and Emmy-nominated Lizzy Caplan. Spencer plays Poppy Parnell, a podcaster who is compelled to reopen the murder case that made her a national sensation and comes face to face with Warren Cave (Aaron Paul), the man she may have mistakenly helped to put behind bars. Her investigation navigates urgent concerns about privacy, media and race. View the official trailer HERE

Tracie Thoms To Appear On ON THE ROCKS WITH ALEXANDER Radio Show Photo Tracie Thoms To Appear On ON THE ROCKS WITH ALEXANDER Radio Show
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2019

Broadway's Falsettos and RENT's Tracie Thoms will appear on iHeartRadio/United Broadcasting Network's On the Rocks with Alexander radio show, Tuesday January 8th at 7pmPST/10pmEST for an in-depth chat about her career in stage, TV and film. 

Smith Global Sets Release Date for Star-Studded Social Injustice Film CANAL STREET Photo Smith Global Sets Release Date for Star-Studded Social Injustice Film CANAL STREET
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 28, 2018

Smith Global Media announced today they have acquired the Worldwide rights to CANAL STREET, which screened to rave reviews at this year's American Black Film Festival (ABFF) among others. The film will open on January 18th, 2019, over Martin Luther King weekend, with a limited release playing in screens throughout the country.

Mekhi Phifer Videos

VIDEO: Octavia Spencer & Gabrielle Union Lead TRUTH BE TOLD Season Three Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Octavia Spencer & Gabrielle Union Lead TRUTH BE TOLD Season Three Trailer

by Michael Major - Jan 5, 2023

Apple TV+ has unveiled the trailer for the third season of its NAACP Image Award-winning anthology “Truth Be Told” starring Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer, who also executive produces, and award-winning actress Gabrielle Union, who joins the all-new season. The video trailer also stars Ron Cephas Jones, Merle Dandridge, and Tracie Thoms.

Broadway Rewind: STICK FLY Arrives on Broadway in 2011! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: STICK FLY Arrives on Broadway in 2011!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2020

Today we rewind to 2011, when Lydia R. Diamond's Stick Fly opened on Broadway. The play, which featured music by Alicia Keys, played for 93 performances at the Cort Theatre.

VIDEO: Watch a First Look Clip From TRUTH BE TOLD Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch a First Look Clip From TRUTH BE TOLD

by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2019

Apple TV+ is excited to share a 'FIRST-LOOK' clip of its upcoming limited drama series, 'Truth Be Told,' featuring Octavia Spencer and Aaron Paul. Premiering December 6, 'Truth Be Told' is an eight-episode limited series starring Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer, Emmy Award winner Aaron Paul and Emmy-nominated Lizzy Caplan. Spencer plays Poppy Parnell, a podcaster who is compelled to reopen the murder case that made her a national sensation and comes face to face with Warren Cave (Aaron Paul), the man she may have mistakenly helped to put behind bars. Her investigation navigates urgent concerns about privacy, media and race. View the official trailer HERE

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Near Far Problem' Episode of FREQUENCY on The CW
by - Oct 13, 2016

On the next episode of FREQUENCY on The CW titled "The Near Far Problem", when Raimy (Peyton List) uncovers evidence in the Thomas Goff (guest star Michael Charles Roman “Grace and Frankie”) case

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Signal and Noise' Episode of FREQUENCY on The CW
by - Oct 6, 2016

On the next episode of FREQUENCY on The CW titled "Signal and Noise", when Raimy (Peyton List) and Frank (Riley Smith) speak over the ham-radio and she lets him know that her mom will be murdered unless Frank can figure out a way to warn her

VIDEO: It's Here! Final ALLEGIANT Trailer Released
by Sally Henry Fuller - Feb 14, 2016

The wait is ALMOST over, DIVERGENT fans!

VIDEO: Watch the Action-Packed New Trailer for THE DIVERGENT SERIES: ALLEGIANT
by Movies News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Jump into the action with the new trailer for THE DIVERGENT SERIES: ALLEGIANT! The third installment of the widely popular series is coming this spring. See them fight to survive the world beyond the wall, and uncover secrets that will change their lives forever when the action-packed film hits theaters on March 18, 2016.

VIDEO: Shailene Woodley Stars in First THE DIVERGENT SERIES: ALLEGIANT Trailer
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 15, 2015

Below, check out the first trailer for THE DIVERGENT SERIES: ALLEGIANT. The film hits theaters in March 2016.

VIDEO: Shailene Woodley in Final Trailer for The Divergent Series: INSURGENT
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 25, 2015

Summit Entertainment has released the final trailer for the highly anticipated film INSURGENT titled “Stand Together”. The Divergent Series: Insurgent hits movie theaters on March 20th.

VIDEO: Shailene Woodley Stars in Super Bowl Trailer for INSURGENT
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 29, 2015

Summit Entertainment has released the Super Bowl pregame trailer for the anticipated film THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT, hitting theaters on March 20, 2015. Check it out below!


Mekhi Phifer Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mekhi Phifer been in?
Mekhi Phifer has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Mekhi Phifer been in?
Mekhi Phifer has not appeared in the West End