Cartoonist George Price, 93, whose drawings depicting his skewed view of domestic life were a staple of The New Yorker for more than 60 years, died Jan. 12 at an Englewood, N.J., hospital after a brief illness. "Only the best cartoonists create their own world," said Lee Lorenz, the magazine's art editor. Price started his career as an advertising artist for LIFE and Collier's, began contributing to The New Yorker in 1931 and, over the years, published 11 collections of his work.
Actress Faye Dunaway, 54, and composer-producer Andrew Lloyd Webber, 46, reached a confidential out-of-court settlement of her $6 million suit against him for breach of contract, defamation and fraud. She had gone to court last August after Lloyd Webber abruptly closed the Los Angeles version of his musical Sunset Boulevard less than two weeks before Dunaway's debut, maintaining that her voice wasn't strong enough to carry the starring role of faded film star Norma Desmond.
Richard Dreyfuss, 47, is recovering at home from minor injuries after running into a light pole head-on in his black Lexus coupe in Studio City, Calif., in mid-afternoon on Jan. 15. The actor was hospitalized overnight after complaining of chest pains. Police say there was no evidence of drugs or alcohol.
Kerry Kennedy Cuomo, 35, and Andrew Cuomo, 37, welcomed twin girls, Cara Ethel (6 lbs. 13 ozs.) and Mariah Matilda (5 lbs. 14 ozs.) on Jan. 11 at a hospital in Washington. The twins, the couple's first children, will bear the last name Kennedy Cuomo. Kerry, daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, is executive director of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial, a nonprofit foundation that helps the disadvantaged; Andrew, son of ex-New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, is an assistant deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development....
Former Los Angeles Laker Earvin "Magic" Johnson, 35, and his wife of three years, Cookie, 35, have adopted a newborn daughter, Elisa. The couple have a son, Earvin III, 2, and Magic has another, Andre, 13, from a previous relationship.
Former Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page, 51, and Patricia Ecker, (age unavailable), an American ex-waitress and model, were divorced after nine years of marriage on Jan. 16 in London. British papers reported that Page would be settling an estimated $6 million on his ex-wife and that a fierce custody battle over the couple's 5-year-old son is expected to begin soon.
Crown Prince Pavlos, 27, oldest son of Greece's exiled King Constantine and Queen Anne-Marie, has announced his engagement to English-born Marie-Chantal Miller, 26. Pavlos, a master's degree candidate at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, and Miller, who is currently on leave from studying art history at New York University, will wed in London at the Greek Cathedral of Saint Sophia on July 1. The couple met two years ago at a party.
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