Born. To Brenda Marshall (real name: Ardis Ankerson), 29, grave-eyed cinemactress (The Sea Hawk), and her second husband, William Holden (real name, Bill Beedle Jr.), cinema juvenile (Golden Boy) and wartime Army lieutenant: their second (her third) child, a son. Name: Scott Porter. Weight: 6 Ibs. 9 oz.
Born. To Benny Goodman, 36, swing-man-symphonist, and Alice Hammond Duckworth, 40, great-great-granddaughter of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt: their second child, a girl; in Manhattan. Name: Benjie ("after her father"). Weight: 4 Ibs. 12 oz.
Married. Joan Fontaine, 28, minx-eyed cinemactress; and William Dozier, 38, RKO production executive; both for the second time; in Mexico City.