Mekhi Phifer Overview

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Born: December 12, 1975

Born and raised in New York with his twin brother, Mekhi (pronounced Meck-high) Phifer had never seriously pursued any acting ambitions until he and his cousin answered Spike Lee's open casting call for Clockers. Phifer's audition won him the part of Strike, a crack dealer suspected in a murder investigation in the projects of Brooklyn. Phifer's commanding performance marked a powerful debut and won him much critical praise as well as a host of other offers. Following the success surrounding... See All

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