Free Birds actor Owen Wilson, 45, welcomed a son with Caroline Lindqvist on Jan. 30, his rep told PEOPLE. The new parents have not yet released the newborn’s name. This is Wilson’s first child with Lindqvist, 42, his former personal trainer. “They are not living together, but Owen is involved,” said a source. Wilson also has a 3-year-old son named Robert with ex-girlfriend Jade Duell, 31. • Kevin Jonas will be busy singing sweet lullabies. The musician, 26, and his wife, Danielle, 27, are first-time parents to Alena Rose, who was born on Feb. 2. “I’m so in love with her,” Jonas wrote on Twitter. The oldest Jonas brother and his wife were married in 2009.
On Jan. 28 The Real Housewives of New York City star Ramona Singer, 57, filed for divorce from her husband, Mario Singer, 60, after 21 years of marriage. The split came after reports that she had recently caught him with another woman at their Hamptons home. “This is a personal and private matter for our family,” she told PEOPLE in a statement. “For my daughter Avery’s sake, I would appreciate everyone respecting our privacy during this difficult time.”
The Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis announced that Joan Mondale, the wife of Vice President Walter Mondale, died on Feb. 3. She was 83. Walter, sons Ted and William and other family members were by her side at the time of her death. “Joan was greatly loved by many,” said Walter. “We will miss her dearly.” A service will be held on Feb. 8 at the church, where the Mondales were longtime members.
On Jan. 24 Leonardo DiCaprio‘s stepbrother Adam Farrar, 42, was arrested for drug-related charges, theft and harassment in Texas after he attempted to visit his girlfriend Charity Moore, 38, at the Collin County Sheriff’s Office. All the charges were outstanding warrants issued in Los Angeles. Farrar had pleaded guilty to possession of heroin last September in L.A. and was supposed to be in a drug diversion program. He became the actor’s stepbrother when his mother married George DiCaprio when they were kids. Leonardo, 39, once had a close relationship with Farrar. The Oscar nominee found a role model in his stepbrother; seeing Farrar land parts in TV commercials and Eight Is Enough sparked his interest in acting.
Oscar Winner Maximilian Schell Dies
Veteran actor Maximilian Schell died on Feb. 1 from a sudden illness in Innsbruck, Austria, with his wife, Iva, at his side. He was 83. The Austrian-born star, who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1962 for his portrayal of a defense attorney in the drama Judgment at Nuremberg, was one of the most famous German-speaking actors in Hollywood. Schell went on to earn two more Oscar noms for his work in 1975’s The Man in the Glass Booth and 1977’s Julia. He started his career in 1952, following in the footsteps of his sister Maria, who was an international film star. Schell was also a highly successful concert pianist. He is survived by his wife and daughter Nastassja, from his first marriage, to Russian actress Natalya Andreychenko.