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MEKHI PHIFER [Max] has captured the attention of critics and audiences alike with performances that cross all cinematic genres, from gritty urban dramas to heartwarming romantic comedies.

MEKHI PHIFER [Max] has captured the attention of critics and audiences alike with performances that cross all cinematic genres, from gritty urban dramas to heartwarming romantic comedies.

Phifer’s most recent credits include the role of Max in Divergent. He also appeared in a recurring role on the Showtime series House of Lies and co-starred with Academy Award® winner Whoopi Goldberg in the Lifetime film A Day Late A Dollar Short.

Previously he starred on the Starz series Torchwood, and as FBI Agent Ben Reynolds on the hit FOX series Lie To Me. Recent films include FLYPAPER, opposite Ashley Judd, and Close Quarters for Sony Pictures Television.

His film resume includes a starring role in the remake of the top grossing 1978 horror classic Dawn Of The Dead, opposite Sarah Polley and Ving Rhames. In the fall of 2002, Phifer starred as Future, opposite Eminem, Brittany Murphy and Kim Basinger in Curtis Hanson’s critically acclaimed film 8 Mile (Universal); as well as in the Miramax feature Paid In Full, directed by Charles Stone. Phifer also appeared in the feature film O (Lionsgate), where he starred opposite Julia Stiles and Josh Hartnett. Based on Shakespeare’s Othello, he portrayed Odin, the captain of a champion high school basketball team whose best friend becomes jealous of his relationship with his girlfriend.

In the Columbia/TriStar thriller I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, Phifer co-starred with Jennifer Love Hewitt, Brandy and Freddie Prinze, Jr. He also starred in 20th Century Fox’s successful family drama Soul Food, opposite Vanessa Williams, Vivica A. Fox and Nia Long. Additional films include Hell’s Kitchen, NYC, where he played a New York boxer opposite Angelina Jolie; Tears Of A Clown, a romantic comedy; the mystery thriller AN INVITED GUEST, winner of the Audience Award at the 1999 Urbanworld Festival and the Grand Prize at the Acapulco Film Festival; and THE IMPOSTER, with Gary Sinise, Madeline Stowe and Vincent D’Onofrio. In June of 2002, he was honored by the American Black Film Festival, receiving the organization’s Rising Star Award.

In addition to his film career, in 2002 Phifer added to his growing list of television credits a starring role on the Emmy® Award winning series E.R. as Dr. Gregory Pratt for which he has received two NAACP Image Awards (2004 and 2005) for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a drama series. Phifer’s other television credits include leading roles in MTV’s highly rated film Carmen: A Hip-Hopera, in which he did all his own rap work and starred opposite Beyonce Knowles. He appeared in the Emmy® Award-winning HBO Original Movie A Lesson Before Dying, with Don Cheadle and Cicely Tyson, where his subtle performance as a man on death row won rave reviews and also earned him a NAACP Image Award nomination. He tackled the challenging role of portraying NFL Hall of Famer Gale Sayers in the ABC television special Brian’s Song, and appeared in the celebrated HBO Original Film The Tuskegee Airmen. Phifer has also made guest appearances on White Collar, Homicide: Life on the Street, and New York Undercover.

In 2007, Phifer along with writer/producer/actor Ronnie Warner announced the formation of two production companies, Facilitator Films and Facilitator Music. Based out of the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, California, the company’s first project was 2006’s comedy film Puff, Puff, Pass. The release was acquired by SONY and released on DVD May, 2007. Phifer, who made his directorial debut in the film, also starred alongside Danny Masterson, John C. McGinley, Terry Crews, Ronnie Warner, Darrell Hammond and Mo Collins.

In 2007, Phifer along with writer/producer/actor Ronnie Warner announced the formation of two production companies, Facilitator Films and Facilitator Music. Based out of the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, California, the company’s first project was 2006’s comedy film Puff, Puff, Pass. The release was acquired by SONY and released on DVD May, 2007. Phifer, who made his directorial debut in the film, also starred alongside Danny Masterson, John C. McGinley, Terry Crews, Ronnie Warner, Darrell Hammond and Mo Collins.

Along with music producer, Todd Mushaw, whose production credits include Kelly Rowland, Dr. Dre, Game, Destiny’s Child, they also have launched Facilitator Music, and recently signed their first artist Face, a Virginia based rapper.

He most recently made his Broadway debut alongside Dule Hill, Tracie Thoms, Ruben Santiago-Hudson and Condola Rashad in Lydia R. Diamond’s critically acclaimed play “Stick Fly,” produced by Alicia Keys and directed by Kenny Leon.

Phifer currently resides in Los Angeles.