, 39, the actor who Freaked
out audiences with his Tony-nominated one-man show, and girlfriend, estate planner Justine Maurer
, 31, welcomed their first child, 6-lb. 15-oz. Allegra Sky
, on Oct. 23 in New York City....
On Oct. 12 former Millennium
star Lance Henriksen
, 59, and his wife, Jane
, 37, an artist, celebrated the birth of an 8-lb. 6-oz. girl, Sage Ariel
, in Los Angeles. Henriksen has a 12-year-old daughter, Alcamy
, from a previous marriage.
Canadian race car driver Greg Moore
, 24, died of head injuries on Oct. 31 after losing control of his car in the 10th lap of the Championship Auto Racing Teams' Marlboro 500 in Fontana, Calif., and crashing into a wall. In 1997, at age 22, Moore became the youngest driver ever to win a CART race....
Hollywood TV and movie composer Frank DeVol
, who penned dozens of film scores but is best known for writing The Brady Bunch
theme song, died of a heart attack on Oct. 27 in Lafayette, Calif. He was 88....
Marketing mastermind Linda Pezzano
, 54, whose trailblazing tactics of creating buzz through word of mouth rather than slick ads to launch such board-game phenoms as Trivial Pursuit (which has reaped sales of more than $1 billion) and Pictionary, succumbed to cervical cancer on Oct. 26 in New York City.
, the 20-year-old son of actor Michael Douglas
, was arraigned Oct. 27 on misdemeanor cocaine-possession charges in New York City. The younger Douglas reportedly asked the police not to notify his father of the arrest. A court date is set for Nov. 17.
British actor Rowan Atkinson
, 44, star of the slapstick comic series Mr. Bean
, smashed into another car in Lancashire, England, causing extensive damage to his $886,000 McLaren F1. The other driver suffered whiplash from the collision, while the actor, rather like his bumbling alter ego, walked away without a scratch.
Legendary country singer Johnny Cash
, 67, was released from the hospital after a two-week recovery from pneumonia. Cash, who revealed last November that he has Shy-Drager syndrome, a degenerative nerve disease that can cause tremors and muscle stiffness, is back in top form and preparing to spend the winter with his wife, June
, 70, at their home in Jamaica.
Actor Jason Hervey
, 27, who played Wayne Arnold on the 1988-93 TV series The Wonder Years
, and his wife, Shannon
, 29, are suing a Las Vegas chapel for allegedly selling the couple's wedding photos to The National Enquirer
for $20,000. The chapel denies the charges....
On Oct. 29, Mick Jagger
was served with legal papers from the attorneys of Brazilian model Luciana Morad
, 29, who had a brief affair with Jagger and gave birth to a son, Lucas, last May. Lawyers from both camps declined to comment further....
star Wallace Langham
, 34, had an altercation with a 35-year-old man at a Hollywood supermarket and was charged on Nov. 1 with battery and committing a hate crime. The alleged victim accused Langham of assaulting him and shouting gay slurs. Langham's publicist insists that the actor supports gay rights and denounces the incident as an extortion attempt.