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February 03, 1997 12:00 PM

STAR TRACKS 6

John Leguizamo finds he’s in a tights spot. Eddie Murphy gets Metrospective. Xena (Lucy Lawless) takes on Hercules (Kevin Sorbo), and more

UP FRONT

40 With Star Wars back onscreen for its 20th anniversary, Mark Hamill and other earthlings tell what the Force did—and didn’t do—for them

46 Exercising good taste and glamor, Madonna, Tom Cruise and Courtney Love shine and dine at the 54th annual Golden Globe Awards

SPLIT 52

The world of 5-year-old Danny Kirchner, once known as Baby Richard, is shaken again—this time by the separation of his biological parents

CONTROVERSY 55

Holocaust survivor Gizella Weisshaus, who lost her entire family at Auschwitz, finds herself at the center of a fight to reclaim money long ago placed in secret Swiss bank accounts

TRIBUTE 60

Former U.S. senator (D-Mass.) and deficit-fighting presidential candidate Paul Tsongas loses a 13-year bout with cancer

KIN 63

Even though she is the daughter of British actor John Cleese, Cynthia Cleese says her role in Fierce Creatures is not the start of something big

COVER 68

America’s most beloved TV dad, Bill Cosby, and his wife, Camille, mourn the tragic and baffling death of their only son, Ennis

ROYALS 76

A dressed-down Diana braves a minefield—and barbs, reportedly from a British official—on an emotional tour through war-ravaged Angola

SEQUEL 79

His wife cut off his penis, he made porno films, and he spent time in jail for battery, but that was before John Wayne Bobbitt became a minister

FAREWELL 98

Former carny barker Col. Tom Parker, who guided Elvis Presley to greatness, dies in Las Vegas at 87

COPING 101

Renowned fashion photographer Peter Beard, long an advocate of protecting African wildlife, survives a dramatic attack by an elephant

TUBE 107

After several years as an AT&T spokeswoman, Tamara Taylor gets the (casting) call she was waiting for: to play Matthew Fox’s new girlfriend on Party of Five

SCENE 110

At the presidential Inauguration, such notable patriots as Kevin Costner, Conan O’Brien and Jewel turn out to cheer President Clinton—and party with Chelsea in D.C.’s social whirl

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 15

THE INSIDER 39

PASSAGES 57

PUZZLER 80

FIRST LOOK 96

CHATTER 114

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