Jason Priestley and his steady, ER's Christine Elise, filled a prescription for holiday cheer at the Beverly Hills, 90210 Christmas bash thrown by Aaron Spelling at L.A.'s Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
A kiss from Kermit didn't turn Antonio Banderas into a handsome prince—he already is one! Just ask gal pal Melanie Griffith, who cohosted an L.A. benefit for a wild animal preserve.
Oui, c'est le petit prince of pop Michael Jackson. At Disneyland Paris, the recently ill singer showed shades of improvement riding Santa's sleigh with local enfants and fans. Jackson, who was given the Sleeping Beauty suite at a Disney hotel, seemed to have bounced back from the gastrointestinal ailment for which he was treated after his Dec. 6 collapse onstage in New York City. The HBO special he was rehearsing has been postponed indefinitely.
The Tonight Show's Jay Leno trooped it up with U.S. servicemen at an air base in Aviano, Italy, before the peacekeeping force headed on to Bosnia. Surrounded by soldiers who rushed up for photos after his performance, Leno quipped, "Man, I should have brought you some women!"
James Woods jawed with Restoration star Robert Downey Jr. (far left) after a New York City premiere of the romantic movie set in the era of Charles II, England's 17th-century Merry Monarch, played by Sam Neill. Later, Kathleen Turner and Gwyneth Paltrow (far right) shared a belly laugh at the Restoration party held at the St. Regis Hotel, which also drew Hugh Grant, Elizabeth Hurley and Leonardo DiCaprio.