Births and weddings for Aug. 13, 2009


Birth announcements:

Jennifer Hudson and David Daniel Otunga, a son, David Daniel Otunga Jr., born Aug. 10 in Chicago. Mother is an Oscar-winning actress and singer. Father is former lawyer and reality TV star.

Joy and Brendan Fehily, a daughter, Maya Kate Brennan Fehily, born July 9. Mother is a co-founder of Prime Public Relations. Father is a supervising producer for "The Insider."

Melissa Geiger Schrift and Jason Schrift, a girl, Ruby Isabel Schrift, born July 9. Father is co-executive producer of "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

David Soranno and Adrienne D'Amato, a son, Luke David Soranno, born June 30 at Richmond University Medical Center in Staten Island, N.Y. Mother is director of public relations for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim. Father is marketing director at Vanity Fair Magazine.

Brett and Sheila Bouttier, a son, Owen Reese Bouttier, born May 24 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Mother is senior vp pogramming and development at Telepictures Prods. Father is senior vp digital at Warner Bros. Television Group.

Kent and Alexandra Weed, a daughter, Sofia Elizabeth Weed, born May 23 at Santa Monica Hospital. Father is president of A. Smith & Co. Prods. and is exec producer of "I Survived a Japanese Game Show." Mother is a television producer.

Lauren and Brendon Blincoe, twins, Jordan Mary and Brady Luke Blincoe, born Dec. 25 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Mother is vp programming and development at Telepictures Prods. Father owns Iconic Casting.

Wedding announcement:

Rhea Durham and Mark Wahlberg were married Aug. 1 in Malibu. Bride is a model. Groom is an actor-producer.

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