Passages

updated 02/09/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/09/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST

EXPECTING
Oscar-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden, 44, recently revealed that she and her husband, Thaddeus Scheel, 39, an aspiring documentary filmmaker, are expecting twins this spring. They'll join big sister Eulala Grace, 5.

ENGAGED
NBC correspondent Ashleigh Banfield, 36, and Howard Gould, who works at Bloomberg Financial, have announced their engagement. The couple, who have been dating for almost a year and a half, plan to wed July 24.

BIRTHS
Actor Malcolm McDowell (The Company), 60, and his wife, Kelley, 36, an artist, welcomed their first child, son Beckett Taylor, Jan. 18 in L.A. McDowell has two grown children from a previous relationship.

SPLIT
Dayanara Torres, 29, filed for dissolution of her 3½-year marriage to pop star Marc Anthony, 35, Jan. 20 in Miami-Dade County, Fla. Calling their union "irretrievably broken," Torres, a former Miss Universe, is seeking alimony and child support for the couple's two sons, Cristian, who turns 3 on Feb. 5, and Ryan, 5 months.

I DO!
Actor David Faustino, 29, best known for playing Bud on TV's Married...with Children, wed former model Andrea Elmer, 28, Jan. 24 in L.A. It's the first marriage for both.

RECUPERATING

Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry, 37, was knocked on the head by a piece of equipment Jan. 24 in Vancouver while filming the upcoming Catwoman. She was taken to a local hospital and released several hours later. Warner Bros, called it a "minor accident."...

Comedian Jerry Lewis, 77, checked out of a Las Vegas rehab center Jan. 16 after a three-month stay to withdraw from prednisone, a steroid he had been taking to treat the lung ailment pulmonary fibrosis. "He's feeling great," said the comedian's rep, adding that Lewis has lost 50 lbs.

LAW & ORDER
Singer Art Garfunkel, 62, was charged with marijuana possession Jan. 17 in Hurley, N.Y., after the limo in which he was riding was pulled over for speeding. Garfunkel will likely face a $100 fine. A rep for Garfunkel had no comment.

DEATHS

Childhood dance prodigy Ann Miller, 84, who later became a big-screen tap-dancing star in 1940s and '50s musicals like On the Town and Kiss Me Kate, died of lung cancer Jan. 22 in L.A. Miller also danced as the star of several Broadway shows....

Jack Paar, 86, who pioneered late-night talk on The Tonight Show from 1957 until Johnny Carson took over in 1962, died Jan. 27 in Greenwich, Conn., after a long illness. Known for his catchphrase "I kid you not," Paar created one of the most-watched and talked-about TV shows of its time.

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