BIRTHS Raggy had a rirl! On June 13, Matthew Lillard (Scooby-Doo’s Shaggy), 32, and wife Heather, 30, welcomed their first child, 6-pound 10-ounce Addison Grace…. The XY Files: On June 15, David Duchovny, 41, and wife Tea Leoni (Hollywood Ending), 36, greeted a 7-pound 10-ounce boy; the name was not disclosed. He joins Madelaine West, 3.
WEDDINGS He’s seen the doorway to a thousand churches, but British rocker Peter Gabriel, 52, chose the Sardinia, Italy, hotel he owns for his June 9 wedding to recording engineer Meah Flynn. Phil Collins, 51, who in 1975 replaced Gabriel as Genesis’ lead singer, served as best man. This is Flynn’s first trip down the aisle; Gabriel has two adult daughters from a previous marriage…. Guess who’s MMMarried? On June 8, Hanson middle son and keyboardist Taylor Hanson, 19, wed recent high school grad Natalie Anne Bryant, 18, in Pine Mountain, Ga. It’s a first marriage for both…. Charlie Sheen (Spin City), 36, married Denise Richards (Undercover Brother), 30, on June 15 in L.A. They met in 2000 shooting Good Advice but started dating in 2001. This is his second marriage; her first.
AILING The Fall Monty: On June 5, ex-Let’s Make a Deal host Monty Hall, 78, fell and broke his hip at L.A.’s Cedars-Sinai Hospital while dressing after seeing his doctor. Hall, resting at home, expects to be golfing in six weeks. ”If you can’t get your leg into the pants,” he jokes, ”there’s something wrong with you.”
COURTS Bet they hated Weekend at Bernie’s. On May 31, Washington, D.C., lawyer James Ryan and publicist wife Laurie Ann moved a $10 million suit (initially filed in April) against MTV, Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel, and That ’70s Show’s Ashton Kutcher, 24, from California state court to federal court. The Ryans claim distress after finding what appeared to be a mutilated corpse in their hotel room Jan. 25 – before Kutcher arrived to say they’d been duped by a yet-to-air MTV prank show, Harassment (which he was hosting and coproducing). The defendants declined to comment…. On June 17, country superstars the Dixie Chicks ended a yearlong legal battle with Sony Music Entertainment and announced plans to release their next album, Home, on Aug. 27. Last summer Sony sued the group for breach of contract, including five undelivered albums; the Chicks countersued the label for ”systematically, purposefully, and pervasively understating royalties.” Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.
DEATHS Broadway producer Robert Whitehead, 86, whose productions include William Inge’s 1955 Bus Stop, Robert Bolt’s 1961 A Man for All Seasons, and Arthur Miller’s 1968 The Price, of undisclosed causes, June 15, in Pound Ridge, N.Y. The winner of a special Tony Award June 2, he produced three plays that won Tonys for actress wife Zoe Caldwell, 68…. Designer Bill Blass, 79, of throat cancer, June 12, in New Preston, Conn. (See Legacy on page 23.)… Swedish actress Signe Hasso (1943’s Heaven Can Wait and George Cukor’s 1948 A Double Life), 91, of undisclosed causes, June 7, in L.A.