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Mekhi Phifer Overview

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Born: December 29, 1974

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. Mekhi's audition won him the part of Strike, a crack dealer suspected in a murder investigation in the projects of Brooklyn. Mekhi 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 his... See All


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