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Source: Wikipedia

Natalie Wood (born Natalie Zacharenko; July 20, 1938 – November 29, 1981) was an American film and television actress best known for her screen roles in Miracle on 34th Street, Splendor in the Grass, Rebel Without a Cause, and West Side Story. After first working in films as a child, Wood became a successful Hollywood star as a young adult, receiving three Academy Award nominations before she was 25 years old.

Fact file

  • Born: Natalie Zacharenko July 20, 1938 San Francisco, California, U.S.
  • Died: November 29, 1981 (aged 43) Santa Catalina Island, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Drowning and other undetermined factors
  • Resting place: Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
  • Other names: Natasha Gurdin Natalie Wood Wagner
  • Education: Van Nuys High School
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1943–1981
  • Spouse(s): Robert Wagner (m. 1957–62) Richard Gregson (m. 1969–72) Robert Wagner (m. 1972–81)
  • Children: Natasha Gregson Wagner (b. 1970) Courtney Wagner (b. 1974)
  • Relatives: Lana Wood (sister)

Read more about Natalie Wood at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Variety, 2020-05-08 05:06:20
“Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind” is the new HBO documentary that begins with the legend’s daughter Natasha recalling the last time she saw her mother alive. She was 11-years-old when Wood drowned. To this day, news reports continue to fill the pages as to what happened to Wood on that ...

Intimate portraits piece together the puzzle of Natalie Wood, the person and mother
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-05-05 15:00:49
Natalie Wood's daughter, actress Natasha Gregson Wagner, has written a memoir of life with the legend and produced an HBO documentary about her career.

Review: Natalie Wood's death is still big business. In HBO's new doc, her family fights back
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-05-05 13:00:08
In HBO documentary "Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind," the star's daughter Natasha Gregson Wagner offers a personal counterpoint to true crime gossip.

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