BABIES On June 9 in L.A., actor Blair Underwood (City of Angels), 36, and homemaker wife Desiree, 38, welcomed their third child, 7-pound 2-ounce Blake Ellis…. Actress Lauren Holly (What Women Want), 37, and investment-banker hubby Francis Greco have adopted 5-week-old Alexander Joseph, their first child.
WEDDINGS No penalty on this play: Clad in a Vera Wang gown, former Law & Order beauty Angie Harmon, 28, wed New York Giant Jason Sehorn, 30, June 9 in the bride’s hometown of Dallas. This is his second marriage, her first.
COURTS Actress Linda Fiorentino (Where the Money Is), 41, filed a countersuit June 6 in L.A. against Art Oko Film, claiming she was defamed when the company blamed her for last summer’s shutdown of its Georgia O’Keeffe biopic Till the End of Time, in which she was to star. Art Oko sued her in April, alleging her divalike behavior hampered production. Art Oko’s lawyer had no comment…. On June 7, California moviegoers Omar Rezec and Ann Belknap filed a suit on behalf of all film fans against Sony Pictures for false advertising. Sony recently suspended two senior advertising execs (whom it refused to identify) for their roles in fabricating laudatory blurbs from nonexistent critic David Manning in print ads for several Sony movies. The plaintiffs seek unspecified damages. Sony has no comment on the suit…. After investigating a listener complaint, the Federal Communications Commission fined Colorado radio station KKMG $7,000 May 31 for repeatedly airing an edited version of Eminem’s ”The Real Slim Shady,” saying the abridged tune ”contains unmistakable offensive sexual references.” KKMG plans to contest the fine, which prompted fears about the FCC’s direction under newly appointed chairman Michael Powell. ”It’s a sign of their attack on our industry,” says rap mogul Russell Simmons. An FCC spokesman says that there’s been no change of policy, adding that the fine ”wasn’t singling out any kind of music.”… On June 8, an L.A. judge dismissed 11 of 15 claims rocker-actress Courtney Love, 36, had made last February in her potentially landmark countersuit seeking to sever her band Hole’s long-term, seven-album contract with Vivendi Universal and the defunct Geffen Records. Despite the setback, the court will hear four of her claims, including her challenge of industry accounting practices. Love’s lawyer says he will amend all the denied claims. Universal had no comment.
DEATHS Late-blooming character actress Anne Haney (Mrs. Doubtfire), 67, of congestive heart failure, May 26, in Studio City, Calif…. Songwriter Michael Hazlewood, 59, who cowrote such hits as Albert Hammond’s ”It Never Rains in Southern California” and the Hollies’ ”(All I Need Is) The Air That I Breathe,” reportedly of a heart attack, May 6, in Florence, Italy.