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ZAC EFRON

HEALTHY & HAPPY

Zac Efron has plenty to celebrate: sobriety, good friends and a very happy birthday. On Oct. 18 the actor, who went to rehab earlier this year, marked turning 26 with a low-key dinner at L.A.'s Chateau Marmont alongside brother Dylan and pals Robert Pattinson and Joe Jonas. The group abstained from booze. "He looked great and seemed happy to be out," an eyewitness says. The next day, he took a break from moving into his new home in Los Feliz to practice golf with his father and friends. "My family's my rock," the star of the upcoming comedy That Awkward Moment told PEOPLE. "I know they're always going to be there. And if they can't, I rely on my friends."

HEART BEAT

GOING PUBLIC

After being spotted grabbing breakfast at Charlie's Pantry in Beverly Hills Oct. 6, Jodie Foster, 50, and new girlfriend Alexandra Hedison, 44, debuted their budding romance on Oct. 17 when they attended the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Inaugural Gala together. Though the private pair shied away from any overt PDA, the Oscar winner and her pal seemed comfortable together, chatting with a friend during the cocktail hour at a back table.

MARRIED!

Kristen Bell, 33, and Dax Shepard, 38, who welcomed daughter Lincoln in March, quietly wed in L.A. Oct. 17. "Wife coffee tastes way better than regular coffee in the morning," Bell tweeted the next day.

JAKE GYLLENHAAL & JASON SEGEL

DROP WEIGHT

Paging Matthew McConaughey! Like the Dallas Buyers Club star, Jason Segel, 33, and Jake Gyllenhaal, 32, have lost considerable weight for movie roles. Segel shed the pounds to costar alongside Cameron Diaz in the R-rated comedy Sex Tape. Meanwhile, according to a source, Gyllenhaal lost around 20 lbs. to play a freelance journalist in Nightcrawler. So how does Gyllenhaal describe his character? "Hungry," says the source.

OPEN HOUSE

Sold! $9.9 MILLION

HEIDI'S HIDEAWAY

Project Runway host Heidi Klum, 40, snapped up an L.A. mansion in an exclusive gated community. Sitting on 4.8 acres, the home has six bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a pool and stunning city views.

bought for $10 MILLION

UMA'S BIG APPLE PAD

New York City

Uma Thurman, 43, used charm (she had to get the co-op board's approval) and money to acquire her 13-room apartment in the historic waterfront River House building.

DUCK DYNASTY COUPLES

THEN & NOW!

Before they had beards, the A&E reality stars wore the blush of young love

JESSICA & JEP

(At their 2001 wedding shower, left)

"We were young and dumb when we got married [in 2001]," says Jessica, 32 (with Jep, 35). "But we knew we wanted to grow old together."

MISSY & JASE

(At their 1989 prom, left)

Missy, 42, recalls her first kiss with Jase, 44: "We snuck behind our church on youth night."

WILLIE & KORIE

(At their 1991 prom, left)

Grade school sweethearts! "I was in love immediately when I saw him at summer camp," Korie, 40, says of husband Willie, 41.

PHIL & KAY

(On a date in 1963, above)

In high school Phil, 67, "was the quarterback and I was a cheerleader," says Miss Kay, 65.

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