WorldCat Identities

Phifer, Mekhi 1975-

Overview
Works: 523 works in 1,049 publications in 7 languages and 26,494 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Romance films  Apocalyptic films  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Producer, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mekhi Phifer
Divergent by Neil Burger( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 2,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future 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, she must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it₂s too late
8 mile by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

60 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,983 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 )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The Divergent series( Visual )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,467 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, faces one impossible challenge after another as they unlock the truth about the past and ultimately the future of their world
Dawn of the Dead by Zack Snyder( Visual )

46 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,450 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! The last remaining humans escape to a Milwaukee shopping mall, where they decide that the only way to truly elude the approaching throng of undead is to somehow make their way to an island that is supposedly zombie-free
A lesson before dying by Ernest J Gaines( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,199 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
Roots( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War
Soul food by Vanessa Williams( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 967 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
Insurgent by Robert Schwentke( Visual )

22 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 898 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, faces one impossible challenge after another as they unlock the truth about the past and ultimately the future of their world
Honey by Bille Woodruff( Visual )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 830 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
"O" by Tim Blake Nelson( Visual )

43 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A provacative tale of jealousy, seduction and betrayal. A controversial modern-day version of Shakespeare's classic "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. The seeds of mistrust are sown and it sets into motion a disturbing chain of events
Clockers by Spike Lee( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers grow up together in the same Brooklyn housing projects, but they are as opposite as good and evil. Victor Dunham has a family, works two jobs and leads a respectable life. His 19-year-old brother, Strike, hangs out with his friends on a bench and sells crack cocaine. Strike agrees to kill a rival dealer as a favor to Rodney, the neighborhood drug kingpin, but when the man is murdered, it is Victor who confesses. Detective Rocco Kleine won't buy Victor's confession, and begins to attempt to break down the stories of both brothers in order to save Victor
With all deliberate speed( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 555 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
Carmen : MTV's hip hopera by Da Brat( Recording )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Producers: Kip Collins, Rockwilder, Sekani Williams, DJ Premier, Beyonce Knowles
"O"( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern-day version of Shakespeare's classic "Othello". "O" is the school's best basketball player and an NBA hopeful. He is adored by all including his coach and a beautiful classmate. "O" has a troubled friend--the coach's son--who is deeply resentful of his father's preference to "O" on and off the court. The seeds of mistrust are sown and it sets into motion a disturbing chain of events
A day late and a dollar short( Visual )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Viola learns that her next asthma attack is likely to kill her, she sets out to fix her fractured family before she sets foot anywhere near the grave. Proudly choosing to keep her health issues a secret, she contends with sibling rivalry, teen pregnancy, and prescription drug addiction; and that's just one of her four kids."--Back of container
Flypaper by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nervous bank customer has a crush on beautiful teller. They and the other staff and customers become hostages when two very different groups of crooks hit the bank simultaneously. When people begin mysteriously dying one by one, everyone involved begins to wonder if there's someone else in the bank up to no good
Brian's song( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 394 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 )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 384 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, 24/7 readiness
 
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Alternative Names
Mekhi Phifer

Mekhi Phifer acteur américain

Mekhi Phifer actor

Mekhi Phifer Actor y rapero estadounidense

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

ميكي فايفر

مکای فایفر تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

메키 파이퍼

メキ・ファイファー

米基·菲佛

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