WorldCat Identities

Phifer, Mekhi 1975-

Works: 335 works in 776 publications in 7 languages and 25,876 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Romance films  Apocalyptic films  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical television programs  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Composer, Director, Producer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mekhi Phifer
The Divergent series by Robert Schwentke( Visual )

25 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tris and Four are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine, the leader of the power-hungry Erudite elite. Racing against time, they must find out what Tris's family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders will do anything to stop them. Haunted by her past choices but desperate to protect the ones she loves, Tris, with Four at her side, face one impossible challenge after another as they unlock the truth about the past and ultimately the future of their world
Divergent by Neil Burger( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues, Tris Prior is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy by a faction leader to destroy all Divergents, Tris must learn to trust in the mysterious Four and together they must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it's too late
8 mile by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

55 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy, known to his friends as Rabbit, is a young man trying to make his way out of the burned-out shell of inner-city Detroit. Rabbit is a white kid trying to make music in a predominantly African-American community and culture. After Rabbit freezes up in the midst of an MC battle, he's convinced he's missed his chance and that he's doomed to lead a marginal life as a factory rat for the rest of his days. With the help of his friends, and his new girlfriend Alex, Rabbit struggles to work up the courage and the confidence to take one more shot at making his dream a reality
Allegiant( Visual )

11 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After the earth-shattering revelations of INSURGENT, Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of humanity. In order to survive, Tris will be forced to make impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love." --Publisher description
Dawn of the dead by George A Romero( Visual )

38 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mysterious virus turns people into mindless, flesh eating zombies, a handful of survivors wage a desperate, last stand battle to stay alive, and human
"O"( Visual )

49 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern-day version of Shakespeare's Othello. "O" is the schools' best basketball player and NBA hopeful. He is adored by all including his coach and a beautiful classmate. "O" has a troubled friend, who is the coaches' son and he is deeply resentful of his fathers preference to "O" on and off the court. This sets off a disturbing chain of events
A lesson before dying by Ernest J Gaines( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frustrated teacher in a southern town, whose education is being underutilized, finds his own purpose in helping bring meaning to the last days of a young man due to be executed. In teaching one person to die with dignity, he redeems himself
Soul food by George Tillman( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sunday dinner at Mother Joe's is a mouth-watering, 40-year tradition. As seen through the eyes of her grandson Ahmad, love and laughs are always on the menu, despite the usual rivalries simmering between his mom Maxine and her sisters Teri and Bird. But when serious bickering starts to tear the family apart, the good times suddenly stop. Now it's up to Ahmad to get everyone back together and teach them the true meaning of soul food
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"ROOTS is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family's will to survive, endure and ultimately, carry on their legacy despite enormous hardship and inhumanity. Spanning multiple generations, the lineage begins with young Kunta Kinte, who is captured in his homeland of The Gambia and sold into slavery. Throughout the series, the family continues to face adversity that reveals powerful truths about the universal resilience of the human spirit."
Honey by Bille Woodruff( Visual )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honey is a girl from the streets who works in a record store, teaches the occasional dance class at a community center, and treks downtown every weekend to hit the clubs and try out some new hip-hop dance moves. There, she meets a music video producer who offers her a chance to be a choreographer. But Honey decides that she is unwilling to pay his price. Determined to pick herself back up, Honey goes back to the inner-city of her youth with plans of starting a dance school
Clockers by Spike Lee( Visual )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jungle fever: "A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. He's quite rightly worried that the racial difference would make an already taboo relationship even worse"
Carmen : MTV's hip hopera by MTV Music Television( Recording )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Producers: Kip Collins, Rockwilder, Sekani Williams, DJ Premier, Beyonce Knowles
With all deliberate speed( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1954, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education ousted segregation in the field of public education. This ... program uses archival footage and present-day interviews with those involved to chronicle the conception of the Brown case ... The program also assesses the meager progress critics say has been made in certain states"--Container
Flypaper by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man caught in the middle of two simultaneous robberies at the same bank desperately tries to protect the teller with whom he's secretly in love
Brian's song( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remake of the 1971 drama about the friendship between Chicago Bears football players Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers
Torchwood( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth series aired as a single story in 10 episodes. When convicted child killer Oswald Danes miraculously survives his own execution, the footage holds America transfixed. And then everyone realizes that nobody is dying. People keep aging--they get hurt and sick--but they never die. The result: a population boom, overnight. It's a race against time as CIA agent Rex Matheson investigates a secret British institution named Torchwood that seems to hold the answers
ER( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television series about the work and lives of a group of emergency room doctors in Chicago. In this season, Carter's playful office love affair becomes a 24/7 crisis; Kovac's partying affects his performance; Weaver is promoted to a position outside the ER-- but Romano replaces her; Kovac and Carter decide it's time for a change and opt for assignment in Africa
ER( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues to chronicle life and death in Chicago's Country General hospital emergency room. Portrays the plight of medical students in their quest to become physicians. Healing is teamwork and science with instant decisions and best guesses to be made. Joy one moment, tragedy the next, but always a 24/7 readiness
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.10 for The Diverg ... to 0.83 for Soul food ...)

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Alternative Names
Mekhi Phifer acteur américain

Mekhi Phifer actor

Mekhi Phifer aktor amerykański

Mekhi Phifer Amerikaans acteur

Mekhi Phifer attore e rapper statunitense

Mekhi Phifer pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Mekhi Phifer US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Phifer, Mekhi Thira 1974-

Μεκάι Φάιφερ

Мекай Файфер американский актёр, продюсер, режиссёр

Меккі Файфер

Մեքայ Ֆայֆեր

مکای فایفر تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

메키 파이퍼



Dawn of the dead"O"Soul foodHoneyClockersER