Mekhi Thira Phifer is an American actor. He portrayed Dr. Greg Pratt on NBC's long-running medical drama ER and had a co-starring role opposite Eminem in the feature film 8 Mile. He was a regular on the Fox crime show Lie to Me in the role of Ben Reynolds, before season 3, and also starred as CIA agent Rex Matheson in Torchwood: Miracle Day. Phifer was born in Harlem, New York City, the son of Rhoda Phifer, a high school teacher from Somalia; he grew up in a single-parent household with his mother. In 1995, Phifer attended an open casting call for director Spike Lee’s Clockers, beating over...
|Birthdate:||December 29, 1974|
|Birthplace:||Harlem, New York|
|Also known as:||Mekhi Thira Phifer, Mekhl Phifer|