‘ER’ actor Mekhi Phifer files for bankruptcy

The “ER” actor has over $ 1.2 million in debt.

May 8, 2014 ?? –Actor Mekhi Phifer, best known for his role as Dr Greg Pratt on NBC’s “ER”, has filed for Arkansas bankruptcy.

Documents obtained by ABC News show the 39-year-old actor amassed around $ 1.2 million in debt, the majority of which went back to taxes. The actor also owes about $ 50,000 in legal and accounting fees, according to documents filed April 22 in Los Angeles.

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Phifer has listed more than $ 67,000 in assets, including three guns, a leather bed, a 2003 Range Rover and a 12-year-old Segway. He also noted in the Chapter 7 file that his current monthly income of $ 7,545 with his wife Reshelet Barnes, Creative Director at NBC Universal, is less than their monthly expenses of $ 11,574.

In addition to his six years in “ER”, Phifer is known for his role alongside Eminem in “8 Mile”.

Recently he had a recurring role in the Showtime series “House of Lies” and played Max in the movie “Divergent”. He is expected to reprise his role for the 2015 sequel, “Insurgent.”

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A father of two with ex-wife Malinda Williams and ex-girlfriend Oni Souratha, Phifer married Barnes last April.

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