People, Feb. 15, 1971

Lean, blondish Erik Kirkland, 26, casting director for Movie Producer Otto Preminger, calls his boss Otto. But, Preminger revealed last week, Erik is entitled to call him something else; Erik is Otto's son by the late Stripper-Author Gypsy Rose Lee, who died last April at 56. Preminger, father of ten-year-old twins by his present wife, Hope, has Erik's formal adoption in the works. Gypsy did not want to marry him, Otto explained. "She was only interested in having the baby. She was a very independent woman, way ahead of her time."

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