Celebrity news for the week of Sept. 3, 2004
Turns out they were the wonder years: Fred Savage, 28, got hitched to childhood pal, Jennifer Stone, 31, Aug. 7….Diane Lane, 39, and Josh Brolin, 36, have wed but are keeping mum on the details. It is the second marriage for both….”Apprentice” contender Katrina Campins, 24, married real estate broker Ben Moss on Aug. 14….Not to be outdone, ”Apprentice” spaz Sam Solovey, 28, wed Lori Levin Aug. 15….Acot John O’ Hurley (”Seinfeld”’s J. Peterman), 49, married golf channel exec Lisa Mesloh, 32, on Aug. 14. It’s his second marriage, her first.
It’s a Goonie! Corey Feldman, 33, and wife Susie, 22, welcomed their first child, Zen Scott, Aug. 7 in Tarzana, Calif…. Harvey Keitel, 65, and wife writer-director Daphna Kastner, 43, had a boy, Roman, Aug. 17 in NYC. Keitel has two children from previous relationships.
On Aug. 19 in L.A., John Stamos, 41, filed for divorce from his wife of nearly six years, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos (right), 31, citing irreconcilable differences. They separated in April.
Clint Eastwood, 74, settled a libel lawsuit over an unauthorized biography that alleged, among other things, that he beat his first wife, Maggie. The book’s author, Patrick McGilligan, has agreed to remove the passages in question…. Snoop Dogg (né Calvin Broadus), 32, was served with papers Aug. 11 in Virginia, seven years after music promoter Patricia Ann Richardson initially filed a $1 million lawsuit against him, claiming he tricked her into picking up three packages filled with marijuana at a motel in 1997…. On Aug. 18 in L.A., movie mogul Saul Zaentz, 83, sued New Line Cinema for more than $20 million in royalties. Zaentz owns the film rights to the ”Lord of the Rings” trilogy and claims he has never received his cut of the gross receipts from ”The Fellowship of the Ring.”
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts, 63, is being treated for throat cancer. Watts was diagnosed in June, and is completing a six-week course of radiotherapy in London…. According to Reuters, comedian Rodney Dangerfield, 82, was hospitalized Aug. 24 in L.A. for heart-valve- replacement surgery.
Neal L. Fredericks, 35, cinematographer on ”The Blair Witch Project,” when a plane he was filming from crashed, Aug. 14, near Key West, Fla…. D-Roc (né Dennis Miles), 45, rhythm guitarist in Ice-T’s Body Count band, of complications from lymphoma, Aug. 17, in Duarte, Calif…. B-movie actress Acquanetta (”Tarzan and the Leopard Woman”), 83, Aug. 16, at an Alzheimer’s care facility in Ahwatukee, Ariz…. Charlie Waller, 69, founder of bluegrass band the Country Gentlemen, of an apparent heart attack, Aug. 18, in Gordonsville, Va…. Martin Becker, 49, a special-effects coordinator (”Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan”), of pancreatic cancer, Aug. 13, in Glendale, Calif…. Former Writers Guild of America prez George Kirgo, 78, of kidney failure, Aug. 22, in Santa Monica…. Emmy- award-winning director Daniel Petrie Sr. (”A Raisin in the Sun”), 83, of cancer, Aug. 22, in L.A…. Announcer Al Dvorin, 81, oft credited for the saying ”Elvis has left the building,” in an auto accident, Aug. 22, near Ivanpah, Calif.