PASSAGES: Sarandon Gets Her Star
UNVEILED: Susan Sarandon, 55, received her star on the Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame on Monday, before a crowd of about 600 fans, reports the Associated Press. "Being from New York it's great to have ... a little bit of real estate in L.A. when I am here," said the Oscar winner (Best Actress for 1995's "Dead Man Walking"), who was accompanied by her longtime partner, actor Tim Robbins, her three children, and actors Kieran Culkin and Ryan Phillippe, who costar with Sarandon in the upcoming film "Igby Goes Down." ... DIED: Joshua Ryan Evans, 20, and standing only 3'2", died Tuesday during an undisclosed medical procedure at a San Diego, Calif., hospital, said NBC publicist Lauren Townsend, according to the Associated Press. Evans, who played Timmy, a living doll (created by a witch) on the network's soap "Passions," was born with a rare disease that stunted his growth. He first came to national attention at the age of 12 ...REVEALED: ABC News star Cokie Roberts, 58, told The Washington Post that she is being treated for breast cancer since a doctor discovered a suspicious small lump in her left breast in mid-June. (A mammogram followed.) She stated to the paper that the tumor was detected in the early stages and that she does not expect any major disruption in her work schedule, despite having to undergo six months of chemotherapy. ... ANNOUNCED: Country singer Travis Tritt, 39, says on his Web site that he is donating $25,000 to the Sipesville (Pa.) Volunteer Fire Company, which helped rescue the nine trapped coalminers in West Pennsylvania late last month. "With so many bad things happening on the news, it renewed my pride as an American to witness such an amazing and positive ending to what could have been another tragic situation," said Tritt. ... DIED: Los Angeles Lakers sportscaster Chick Hearn, 85, creator of such now-standard basketball phrases as "slam dunk," "air ball" and "dribble drive," died on Monday in a Southern California hospital just days after suffering a head injury in a fall. His had been the one and only voice of the L.A. team. ... TRAVELED: Mia Farrow, 57, a United Nations goodwill ambassador, and her son (with ex-partner Woody Allen), Seamus, 13, visited famine-ridden Angola on Monday, as part of a humanitarian tour, reports the AP. Over the next week, the two will pay their respects at UN projects and rebel demobilization camps.
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