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Boasting an athletic body, sexy smile and raw intensity, this native New Yorker found overnight success when he attended an open call for Spike Lee's 1995 drama Clockers and landed the leading role of a drug dealer. After earning accolades for his debut, P… (more)

Birth Place: New York, NY

Birthday: December 29, 1974, Capricorn

Profession: Actor

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Roots Miniseries ups Star Power with Mekhi Phifer, T.I. and Matthew Goode

The Roots reboot has already cultivated an A-List roster with Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin andLaurence Fishburne signing on, but they're keeping the star power going by adding Mekhi Phifer, T.I.and Matthew Goode to the project, A&E announced Thursday… Read more

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LeVar Burton & Valerie Jarrett at the White House
02:57 — LeVar Burton and Valerie Jarret discuss the generational impact of Roots at the White House.
Meet the Cast: Anika Noni Rose as Kizzy
Anika Noni Rose explains how her character Kizzy inherited a strong sense of self and heritage from her father, Kunta Kinte, in this web exclusive.
Know Your Roots: Mark Wolper
02:01 — Watch Co-Executive Producer, Mark Wolper, discuss his connection to Alex Haley and his perspective on how our DNA makeup connects us all.
Meet the Cast: Laurence Fishburne as Alex Haley
In the role of Roots' author Alex Haley, Laurence Fishburne fulfills a lifelong dream of being part of this iconic miniseries.

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RootsPart 1New LIFE, A&E, HIST, LMN

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RootsPart 1 LIFE, A&E, HIST, LMN

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RootsPart 1 LIFE, A&E, HIST, LMN

In the series premiere, Kunta Kinta is born and his childhood is spotlighted, including his kidnapping and subsequent slavery.

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Mekhi Phifer Files for Bankruptcy

Mekhi Phifer has filed for bankruptcy, TMZ reports. The ER actor filed last April, claiming $67,000…

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Weekend TV: Orphan Black, Salem, Lifetime Making Whoopi

"You are a bloody wrecking ball. You are an exploding cigar," laments a confidante of the clones und…

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Eliza Coupe Joins House of Lies

Eliza Coupe has booked a recurring role on House of Lies, Showtime announced Thursday. The Happy End…

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Mekhi Phifer Joins Cast of House of Lies

Mekhi Phifer has landed a recurring role on House of Lies, Deadline.com reports. The ER alum will pl…

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Mekhi Phifer Marries Reshelet Barnes

Mekhi Phifer tied the knot over the weekend, marrying Reshelet Barnes at the Montage Hotel in Beverl…

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Top Moments: Dallas' Bombshell, Covert Affairs' Death and Talent's Got a Feud

Our top moments of the week:13. Hardest Problem: On the series premiere of NY Med, an unidentified m…

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  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Birthday: December 29, 1974, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor

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