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Mekhi Phifer Marries Longtime Girlfriend in Beverly Hills

04/01/2013 7:12

Mekhi Phifer marries: Former “ER” actor Mekhi Phifer got married on Saturday to his longtime girlfriend.

Mekhi Phifer attends an event on April 26, 2012 in New York City. (Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)Mekhi Phifer attends an event on April 26, 2012 in New York City. (Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

E! Online reported that Phifer, who played Dr. Greg Pratt on the medical drama “ER,” tied the knot with Reshelet Barnes in Beverly Hills, Calif.

“When she made her entrance into the courtyard, Mekhi was completely overcome with emotion and you could tell she took his breath away. He had to wipe tears from his eyes for several minutes,” said in eyewitness to the website.

Around 100 friends and family attended the ceremony.

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Phifer, wearing a white suit, was welcomed to the ceremony as Stevie Wonder’s “Ribbon in the Sky” played. Reshelet walked down the aisle as “Here Comes the Bride” played.

Born in Harlem, Phifer has also appeared in a number of films, including “8 Mile,” Spike Lee’s “Clockers,” “Paid in Full,” “Dawn of the Dead,” and “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer.”

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