Mekhi Phifer Marries Girlfriend Reshelet Barnes
The wedding ceremony, which took place in Beverly Hills, California on Saturday, is reported to have taken place in front of around 100 family and friends. Phifer wore a white suit for the short wedding, during which the couple held a “sand ceremony.”
Phifer has been married once before, to actress Malinda Williams in 1999. Williams is best known for her role in the movie A Thin Line Between Love and Hate. That marriage lasted until 2003, and the couple share a son, Omikaye, who participated in Phifer’s recent wedding. Phifer also has another son, born in 2007 to his girlfriend at the time.
Phifer is well-known for his roles in movies such as 8 Mile, This Christmas, and the 2004 remake of Dawn of the Dead. On television, he played the role of Dr. Gregory Pratt in the medial drama ER from 2002 until 2008, when the character is killed off in the first episode of the show’s 15th season. Most recently, Phifer has landed roles in the TV shows White Collar and Husbands, as well as the movie The Love Section.