Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle on Saturday when she marries Prince Harry, Kensington Palace has said.
Ms Markle’s father, Thomas, is unable to attend the wedding, after undergoing heart surgery.
The Prince of Wales was “pleased to be able to welcome Ms Markle to the Royal Family in this way”, the palace added.
Prince Harry’s grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh, will also attend the wedding, Buckingham Palace confirmed.
Prince Philip, 96, has been recovering from a hip operation.