Julie Lancaster & Grinnell Morris III

Photo: Mimi Ritzen

Julie Lancaster and Grinnell Morris III exchanged wedding vows March 13, 2010, at the Tides in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. The ceremony was officiated by Jan Pfeiffer. A reception of dining and dancing followed.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Olin Lancaster Jr. of Highland Park. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Rhodus, of Dallas and the late Mr. and Mrs. Olin Lancaster, also of Dallas.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Grinnell (Peter) Morris Jr., of Chapel Hill, N.C., formerly of Stamford, Conn. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Grinnell Morris, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Oyster Bay, N.Y., and Mr. Charles O’Brotka and the late Mrs. Charles (Florence) O’Brotka, of Yonkers, N.Y.

The bride chose a silk charmeuse sheath gown with a deep, draped neckline and a sweeping train. Her veil was fingertip tulle, sprinkled with rhinestones.

The bride was escorted to the ceremony by her father. Attending as flower girls were the groom’s nieces, Ellie and Bea Wadsworth. The bride’s brothers, George and Olin Lancaster III, served as ushers. The ring bearers were Christopher and Olin Lancaster IV, nephews of the bride.

The bride is a graduate of Highland Park High School and received her Bachelor of Arts in museum studies from Baylor University. After receiving an associate degree in acting from K-D Studio in Dallas, she went on to New York City and completed two years at Circle in the Square’s Professional Workshop. The bride, a former Idlewild debutante, is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and is also a member of Theatre 40 Company, of Beverly Hills, Calif. She is a stage, film, and television actress.

The groom is a graduate of St. Paul’s School and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in pre-med from Dartmouth College. While at Dartmouth, the groom was a member of Alpha Chi Alpha fraternity and was selected for the heavyweight crew team. The groom was also a member of Theatre 40 Company, of Beverly Hills, Calif. He is also an actor on stage, film, and television.

Following the wedding trip to Zihuatanejo, Mexico, the couple resides in Studio City, Calif.

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