Retired and usually reclusive, Johnny Carson and wife Alexis Maas braved Los Angeles’ power-booth crowd at Chasen’s restaurant to attend a party celebrating Variety columnist Army Archerd’s 25th wedding anniversary. Chasen’s, a Hollywood landmark, closes its doors on April 1 to make way for a shopping center.
Farrah Fawcett brought along her angels, Ryan O’Neal and their son Redmond, 10, for support when she got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Given Fawcett’s famous tresses, her star has been set in front of—where else?—George’s Hair Salon. Fawcett currently appears with Chevy Chase in Man of the House.
Three’s not a crowd for ex-L.A. Lawyer Amanda Donohoe (left), who celebrated after her opening night performance in the Broadway revival of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya with a couple of pals, fellow Brit Juliette Hohnen (center), the L.A. bureau chief for MTV News, and Hohnen’s steady boyfriend, Wings’ Steven Weber.
Freshly inked newlyweds Baywatch’s Pamela Anderson and Mötley Crüe’s Tommy Lee displayed their new his-and-hers tattoos—his name on her ring finger, her name on his—during a wedding reception at Los Angeles’ tony new restaurant Sanctuary. The reception, held Feb. 25, was for their friends who had missed the pair’s spur-of-the-moment Feb. 19 wedding in Cancún, Mexico.
Always one to show his emotions, Frasier’s Kelsey Grammer (left) locked lips with Ted Danson at the American Comedy Awards (airing Monday, March 6, on ABC) in Los Angeles. Danson presented his ex-Cheers castmate with the award for Funniest Male Performer in a TV series.
Bad Company’s Ellen Barkin, who is separated from Irish actor Gabriel Byrne, enjoyed some very good company with their kids Jack, 5, and Romy, 2, while checking out the new Indiana Jones Adventure ride at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. Other big kids at the preview party included Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wayne Gretzky and Fran Drescher.
“I’m perspired to be here,” joked Robin Williams (with Pam Dawber, his Mork and Mindy costar), who landed—briefly—for a black-tie tribute held in his honor and benefiting the American Museum of the Moving Image in New York City. Dawber, recalling the good old days with Williams on TV, said, “There was a little bit of lust—that never hurts.”