People: Apr. 6, 1998

NOW FOR THE REAL OSCAR WINNERS...

The Babylonian backslapping fest that is the Academy Awards has passed again, and 43 people have fetching new doorstops. But after every Oscar ceremony there are folks who won whether or not they took a little gold guy home. People like Peter Fonda. His nomination coincided with the release of his memoir Don't Tell Dad, neatly rescuing it from another-bygone-celebrity-spills-his-guts status. And HELEN HUNT'S agent. Two Emmys and an Oscar really help in renegotiating your client's sitcom contract. Then there's CHER. Just when folks were thinking of her as the late Congressman's ex, Bob Mackie...

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