updated 03/18/1996 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 03/18/1996 AT 01:00 AM EST
ER lifesaver Anthony Edwards, with a little help from his costar Julianna Margulies, traded bedpans for panning shots when he directed his first music video, "Angeline Is Coming Home," in L.A. The video, in which Margulies plays a painter, is for a Pennsylvania-based band called the Badlees.
The chapeau must go on. For a Broadway revival of The King and I, Lou Diamond Phillips tried measuring up to the role originated by Yul Brynner in 1951. "I am not going to do a carbon copy of Mr. Brynner," said Phillips in New York City, where he'll begin whistling a happy tune in April.
Oh, my, Grandma, what long dreadlocks you have! Whoopi Goldberg window-shopped along New York City's Madison Avenue with her daughter Alex Martin, 21, and granddaughter Amarah Skye, 6. Goldberg's next film, Eddie, due in May, costars her beau Frank Langella.
Luke Perry, who voluntarily left 90210 earlier this season, was back in Beverly Hills and looking smaaht for a benefit fashion show at L.A.'s Emporio Armani that raised $40,000 for Stuart House, which aids sexually abused kids.
A footloose Kevin Bacon got in his licks at the Bottom Line, a New York City club, where he and his musician bro Michael gigged as the Bacon Brothers (Shakin' Bacons?). Kev says they play "Foro Soco" for folk, rock, soul, country.
They made his night: Some 1,100 showbiz biggies turned out at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in L.A. as the American Film Institute presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to actor-director Clint Eastwood (right, kissing his fiancée, Dina Ruiz, under a neon sign announcing Clint's Club). Jim Carrey and Rene Russo served as cohosts, while well-wishers included Annette Bening and Warren Beatty (above, from left) with Carrey's girlfriend Lauren Holly. Clint's adult kids (above, right) turned out, too: son Kyle, 26, a musician, his wife, ex-model Laura Gomez (center), and Clint's daughter Alison, 21, a model. Steven Spielberg, who took home the award last year, declared, "It's all Clint Eastwood country, which for me is the real American heartland."