Passages

updated 10/06/2003 at 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/06/2003 01:00AM

BIRTHS

Irish actor Colin Farrell (Daredevil), 27, and model Kim Bordenave, 33, welcomed their first child, a son, on Sept. 12 in L.A. Farrell, who is in Morocco shooting the upcoming epic Alexander, wasn't present for the birth, but a rep for the star said he "is thrilled."

...Olympic skating gold medalist Scott Hamilton, 45, and his wife, Tracie, 33, welcomed son Aidan on Sept. 16 in L.A. It is the first child for the couple, who wed in 2002....

Canadian pop singer Nelly Furtado, 24, and her boyfriend, deejay Lil' Jaz, 25 (real name: Jasper Gahunia), welcomed their first child, daughter Nevis, on Sept. 20 in Toronto.

EXPECTING

Actress Cate Blanchett (The Lord of the Rings), 34, and her husband of six years, British screenwriter Andrew Upton (Bangers), are expecting their second child next spring. The baby will join brother Dashiell, 22 months....

Actress Helena Bonham Carter, 37, and director Tim Burton, 45, are expecting their first child this fall. The couple began dating when she starred in 2001's Planet of the Apes, which Burton directed.

ENGAGED
Baywatch alum Traci Bingham, 35, and investment banker John Edward Yarbrough, 38, got engaged over Labor Day weekend in Santa Barbara. It will be the first marriage for Yarbrough, the second for Bingham, whose divorce from musician Robb Vallier should be final this month.

RECUPERATING
Singer David Lee Roth, 47, received 21 stitches in his face following an accident during a Philadelphia concert on Sept. 17. "He was doing a kung fu maneuver and he got hit with the staff that he uses," said Roth's rep. "He was doing a very fast, complicated, 15th-century samurai movement." Roth called off seven upcoming tour dates because of the injury.

ARRESTED
R&B singer Sisqó, 27, was arrested on Sept. 13 in Randallstown, Md., for allegedly shooting at a car from the front porch of his home. Sisqó, whose real name is Mark Andrews, was charged with assault, reckless endangerment and resisting arrest. The singer had no comment.

DEATHS

Actor Gordon Jump, 71, who played Arthur Carlson on the sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati from 1978 to 1982, died of complications from pulmonary fibrosis on Sept. 22 in Southern California. But Jump was perhaps best known for portraying the lonely Maytag repairman in TV ads that ran from 1989 to 2003....

Actor and musician Sheb Wooley, 82, who appeared in many Westerns including 1952's High Noon, died of leukemia on Sept. 16 in Nashville. Wooley also had a pop hit with 1958's "The Purple People Eater."

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