Passages

08/28/2000 01:00AM

Deaths

The body of Selina Bishop, the 22-year-old daughter of blues guitarist Elvin Bishop ("Fooled Around and Fell in Love"), was discovered dismembered in a duffel bag near Antioch, Calif., on Aug. 7. The bodies of an elderly couple, also dismembered, were found as well....

Philanthropist Mary MacLeod Trump, the Scottish-born mother of Donald Trump, died on Aug. 7 in New Hyde Park, N.Y. She was 88.

Suing

In a complaint filed Aug. 7 in L.A., actress Jennifer Aniston, 31, sued two skin magazines, High Society and Celebrity Skin, which could not be reached for comment, for publishing pictures of the Friends star while she sunbathed topless in her backyard. Aniston's new husband, Brad Pitt, 36, filed a lawsuit against Playgirl in 1997 that forced it to recall an issue that contained nude photos of him....

Also in L.A., a design outfit called Sandra Costa Interiors filed a lawsuit against Oscar De La Hoya, 27, on Aug. 11 saying the boxer owes $107,658 for work done on his Bel Air home. De La Hoya's lawyer was not available for comment....

On Aug. 11 in L.A., actor Kelsey Grammer, 45, filed suit against the Artists Agency (which has represented him since the mid-'80s) to sever his contract. The Frasier star says the agency failed to pursue movie roles for him. The agency counters that the actor owes it somewhere around $2 million in commissions and that a union ruling has already determined that his contract is valid.

Births
Oscar-nominated actor William H. Macy {Fargo), 50, and his wife, actress Felicity Huffman (Sports Night), 37, welcomed their first child, daughter Sofia Grace Macy (7 lbs. 14 oz.), on Aug. 1 in L.A.

Back Home
Actress Elizabeth Taylor, 68, left Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A. on Aug. 9 after a six-day stay for a mild case of pneumonia.

Expecting

The Practice actress Kelli Williams, 30, and her husband, Ajay Sahgal, 35, a businessman, are expecting their second child in February. The couple's son is 2....

Natalie Maines, 25, one of the singing Dixie Chicks, and actor Adrian Pasdar, 35, are expecting their first child next April. The couple married on June 24.

Wed
TV honcho Steven Bochco, 56, married Dayna Kalins, 51, president of his production company, on Aug. 12 in L.A.

In Court
A trial opened on Aug. 14 in Chicago to determine whether Oprah Winfrey, 46, misused a collection of photographs by putting them in her bestselling 1996 fitness book Make the Connection. Photographers Paul Natkin and Stephen Green sold the pictures to Winfrey but they say only for the purpose of publicity. Winfrey says she owns the copyrights to the photos and is entitled to use them any way she sees fit.

Settled
In a deal that ends a flurry of lawsuits, Mike Myers, 37, has agreed to script a new comedy for Universal Studios and DreamWorks. Earlier in the summer, Myers backed out of a deal to write a script based on his character Dieter, the Teutonic oddball he originated on Saturday Night Live. The studios sued. Myers counter-sued, saying he was being bullied into using a script he didn't like.

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