BIRTHS The gang is growing. Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis (Gangs of New York), 45, and his wife, Personal Velocity writer- director Rebecca Miller (daughter of playwright Arthur), 39, welcomed their second child, a boy, in late May (his rep declined to give details). The couple also has son Ronan, 4, and Day-Lewis has a 7-year-old son, Gabriel Kane, with ex-girlfriend Isabelle Adjani.
WEDDINGS The bride has spoken. Outback Survivor-turned-Style Network host Elisabeth Filarski, 25, wed Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Tim Hasselbeck, 24, July 6 in Cranston, R.I. This is the first marriage for both.
AILING On July 11, Neil Primrose, 30, drummer for Scottish group Travis, underwent surgery in Belfort, France, to repair multiple vertebrae fractures he suffered in a July 7 pool accident, according to the band’s website (a rep declined to elaborate). Travis, who canceled four European gigs, will resume touring when their mate — expected to fully recover — gets back that good feeling.
CONTROVERSY Luis Antonio Morales Blanes, 30 — the pilot of the plane that crashed in the Bahamas last year, killing him, 22-year-old R&B star Aaliyah, and seven others — reportedly had traces of cocaine and alcohol in his body, according to autopsy results made public July 16. Authorities are investigating…. According to a July 12 Los Angeles Times story, Michael Jackson’s advisers — not Sony Music and its chairman, Tommy Mottola, as the singer has alleged — kept his 9/11 charity single ”What More Can I Give” under wraps. The Gloved One’s posse reportedly became disenchanted upon learning that F. Marc Schaffel, 35, who exec-produced the song, is a former pornographer.
A source close to Sony says the label doesn’t own the recording (which also features Mariah Carey and Ricky Martin). Sony and a lawyer for Jackson declined to comment; Schaffel couldn’t be reached…. Dell Computer pitchdude Ben Curtis, 21, reportedly has been fined an undisclosed amount by the Screen Actors Guild for booking nonunion Dell spots during the guild’s six-month strike against advertisers in 2000. Curtis and SAG declined to comment…. Bob Barker, no stranger to disgruntled ex-employees, is hearing complaints from yet another babe booted from The Price Is Right. On July 12, Nikki Schieler Ziering, 30, got a pink slip after three years on the CBS show. ”I was given no reason,” says Ziering (ex-wife of 90210 alum Ian), who appears in Austin Powers in Goldmember. ”I heard maybe I was getting too much attention.” Says a rep for Barker, recovering from a prostate procedure, ”The intention is that models will be there for a limited time.” Producers also confirm that flashy announcer Rod Roddy will get far less screen time next season.
ARRESTS On July 4 in Berkeley, Calif., Delroy Lindo (The One), 49, was cited for misdemeanor battery after an unidentified man accused the actor of gripping him by the throat in a row over a parking space. He’ll face charges Aug. 1. His rep had no comment.