Natalie Wood

Actress Natalie Wood.  (Photo credit by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Natalie Wood Actress Natalie Wood. (Photo credit by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Lt. John Corina Holds A News Conference Regarding The New Investigation Into Natalie Wood's Drowning Death
Lt. John Corina Holds A News Conference Regarding The New Investigation Into Natalie Wood's Drowning Death
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Los Angeles County Sherriff Lt. John Corina holds a news conference regarding the new investigation into actress Natalie Wood's drowning death at Los Angeles Sherriff's headquarters on November 18, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Dennis Davern, who was the yacht captain at the time of Wood's death, has urged police to reopen investigations into Wood's death aftger claiming he lied during the initial investigation. Wood was with actor Robert Wagner, her husband at the time, and actor friend Christopher Walken on a Thanksgiving sailing trip on November 29, 1981, when she perished off the coast of Santa Catalina Island nearly 30 years ago. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Lt. John Corina Holds A News Conference Regarding The New Investigation Into Natalie Wood's Drowning Death
Lt. John Corina Holds A News Conference Regarding The New Investigation Into Natalie Wood's Drowning Death
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Los Angeles County Sherriff Lt. John Corina (C) holds a news conference regarding the new investigation into actress Natalie Wood's drowning death at Los Angeles Sherriff's headquarters on November 18, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Dennis Davern, who was the yacht captain at the time of Wood's death, has urged police to reopen investigations into Wood's death aftger claiming he lied during the initial investigation. Wood was with actor Robert Wagner, her husband at the time, and actor friend Christopher Walken on a Thanksgiving sailing trip on November 29, 1981, when she perished off the coast of Santa Catalina Island nearly 30 years ago. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Lt. John Corina Holds A News Conference Regarding The New Investigation Into Natalie Wood's Drowning Death
Lt. John Corina Holds A News Conference Regarding The New Investigation Into Natalie Wood's Drowning Death
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Los Angeles County Sherriff Lt. John Corina (C) holds a news conference regarding the new investigation into actress Natalie Woods drowning death at Los Angeles Sherriff's headquarters on November 18, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Dennis Davern, who was the yacht captain at the time of Wood's death, has urged police to reopen investigations into Wood's death aftger claiming he lied during the initial investigation. Wood was with actor Robert Wagner, her husband at the time, and actor friend Christopher Walken on a Thanksgiving sailing trip on November 29, 1981, when she perished off the coast of Santa Catalina Island nearly 30 years ago. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Lt. John Corina Holds A News Conference Regarding The New Investigation Into Natalie Wood's Drowning Death
Lt. John Corina Holds A News Conference Regarding The New Investigation Into Natalie Wood's Drowning Death
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Los Angeles County Sherriff Lt. John Corina (C) holds a news conference regarding the new investigation into actress Natalie Wood's drowning death at Los Angeles Sherriff's headquarters on November 18, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Dennis Davern, who was the yacht captain at the time of Wood's death, has urged police to reopen investigations into Wood's death aftger claiming he lied during the initial investigation. Wood was with actor Robert Wagner, her husband at the time, and actor friend Christopher Walken on a Thanksgiving sailing trip on November 29, 1981, when she perished off the coast of Santa Catalina Island nearly 30 years ago. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Lt. John Corina Holds A News Conference Regarding The New Investigation Into Natalie Wood's Drowning Death
Lt. John Corina Holds A News Conference Regarding The New Investigation Into Natalie Wood's Drowning Death
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Los Angeles County Sherriff Lt. John Corina (C) holds a news conference regarding the new investigation into actress Natalie Wood's drowning death at Los Angeles Sherriff's headquarters on November 18, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Dennis Davern, who was the yacht captain at the time of Wood's death, has urged police to reopen investigations into Wood's death aftger claiming he lied during the initial investigation. Wood was with actor Robert Wagner, her husband at the time, and actor friend Christopher Walken on a Thanksgiving sailing trip on November 29, 1981, when she perished off the coast of Santa Catalina Island nearly 30 years ago. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Lt. John Corina Holds A News Conference Regarding The New Investigation Into Natalie Wood's Drowning Death
Lt. John Corina Holds A News Conference Regarding The New Investigation Into Natalie Wood's Drowning Death
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Los Angeles County Sherriff Lt. John Corina (R) accompanied by Steve Whitmore, media spokesman for L.A. County , arrive for a news conference regarding the new investigation into actress Natalie Wood's drowning death at Los Angeles Sherriff's headquarters on November 18, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Dennis Davern, who was the yacht captain at the time of Wood's death, has urged police to reopen investigations into Wood's death aftger claiming he lied during the initial investigation. Wood was with actor Robert Wagner, her husband at the time, and actor friend Christopher Walken on a Thanksgiving sailing trip on November 29, 1981, when she perished off the coast of Santa Catalina Island nearly 30 years ago. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
The Gravesite of Actress Natalie Wood
The Gravesite of Actress Natalie Wood
The gravesite of actress Natalie Wood is seen in the Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles, on August 18, 2009. The burial spot located just above the final resting place of Marilyn Monroe is going on sale for a cool 500,000 dollars on auction website eBay. The tomb in the Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles is currently occupied by one Richard Poncher, who died 23 years ago aged 81. But his widow is having his body moved over one spot and auctioning the site above Monroe's, hoping to earn enough to pay off her 1.6-million-dollar Beverly Hills home. The cemetery is also the final resting place for celebrities as Natalie Wood, Truman Capote, Frank Zappa, Dean Martin, Jack Lemmon, Burt Lancaster, Billy Wilder, and more recently Farrah Fawcett. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
The Westwood Village Memorial Park
The Westwood Village Memorial Park
The Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles is seen on August 18, 2009. The burial spot located just above the final resting place of Marilyn Monroe is going on sale for a cool 500,000 dollars on auction website eBay. The tomb in the Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles is currently occupied by one Richard Poncher, who died 23 years ago aged 81. But his widow is having his body moved over one spot and auctioning the site above Monroe's, hoping to earn enough to pay off her 1.6-million-dollar Beverly Hills home. The cemetery is also the final resting place for celebrities as Natalie Wood, Truman Capote, Frank Zappa, Dean Martin, Jack Lemmon, Burt Lancaster, Billy Wilder, and more recently Farrah Fawcett. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood's yacht, "Splendour." (Photo credit by Dennis Davern/CBS News))
The Splendour
Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood's yacht, "Splendour." Wood drowned in 1981. after a night of partying with husband Wagner and "Brainstorm" co-star Christopher Walken on the couple's yacht anchored off Santa Catalina Island. Her death was ruled an accident and it was determined that she had been drinking before her death.

Wood's drowning sparked tabloid speculation that foul play was involved, but Wagner and Wood's sister have dismissed any suggestion there was foul play.
Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood's yacht, "Splendour." (Photo credit by Dennis Davern/CBS News))
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Crowley, Wood & Wagner
Playwright Mart Crowley, left, with Natalie Wood and Robert Wagner on the couple's yacht, Splendour.
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"Brainstorm"
Natalie Wood's last film was the science fiction thriller "Brainstorm." Here she is pictured with co-stars Christopher Walken, Louise Fletcher and Cliff Robertson.
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Actors Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood (Photo credit by Tom Wargacki//Getty Images)
Robert Wagner, Michael Phillips & Natalie Wood
Robert Wagner, Michael Phillips & Natalie Wood
CANNES, FRANCE: American film producer Michael Phillips (C) receives the Palme d'Or for the movie Taxi Driver directed by Martin Scorsese (not on pic) 28 May 1976 during the closing ceremony of 1976 Cannes film festival. At right is American actor Robert Wagner (L) and at left actress Natalie Wood. (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)
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Wagner & Wood
Circa 1975: Married American actors Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood (1938 - 1981).
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Tennessee Williams, Natalie Wood & Robert Wagner
CANNES, FRANCE: Picture showing American writer Tennessee Williams (L), actress Natalie Wood (C) and actor Robert Wagner posing for photographers at Cannes film festival in May 1976.
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Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood
Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood are remarried on their yacht, Splendour, in 1972. The couple first married in 1957 and divorced in 1962.
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American actress Natalie Wood (1938-1981), her chi
American actress Natalie Wood (1938-1981), her chi
HOLLYWOOD, FL - JULY 4: American actress Natalie Wood (1938-1981), her children Natasha (C), Courtney (R), and her husband U.S. actor Robert Wagner arrive at London airport 04 July 1976. Natalie Wood's career began at age 4, when director Irving Pichel gave her a small role in "Happy Land" (1943). By 1946, age 8, she was making $1000/week. In 1950 she was the queen of fan magazines and the second biggest actress next to Elizabeth Taylor. Natalie has made 56 films fo TV and Cinema, among them "West Side Story" (1961) in which she played Maria. She married 3 times, twice to US actor Robert Wagner. (Photo credit should read STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)
Evan Taylor Maldonado Niece Of Natalie Wood
Evan Taylor Maldonado Niece Of Natalie Wood
379373 07: Actress Natalie Wood holds her niece, Evan Taylor Maldonado when she was a baby. Evan is currently undergoing chemotherapy. (Photo Courtesy of Lana Wood/Delivered by Newsmakers)
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"Sex and the Single Girl"
In "Sex and the Single Girl" (1964), inspired by the advice book for young women by Helen Gurley Brown, Woods played psychologist "Helen Brown," who becomes the target of a tabloid reporter (Tony Curtis) seeking an expose.
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"Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice"
The counter-culture comedy about swinging couples, "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice" (1969), starred Elliott Gould, Natalie Wood, Robert Culp and Dyan Cannon.
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"Love With the Proper Stranger"
Natalie Wood received a third Oscar nomination for her starring role in "Love With the Proper Stranger" (1963), in which she played a salesgirl who becomes pregnant from a brief affair with a musician (played by Steve McQueen).
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Natalie Wood (Photo credit bySilver Screen Collection/Getty Images/Courtesy of LIFE.com)
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"West Side Story"
Richard Beymer as Tony and Natalie Wood as Maria in the Oscar-winning musical "West Side Story" (1961). The film received 11 Academy Awards.
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"Splendor in the Grass"
Natalie Wood and Warren Beatty in "Splendor in the Grass" (1961). Wood received a Best Actress Oscar nomination for the tale of forbidden love.
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"Gypsy"
Natalie Wood starred as the stripper Louise Hovick - a.k.a. Gypsy Rose Lee - in the film version of the musical "Gypsy" (1962), which also starred Rosalind Russell as "Mama Rose."

The real Gypsy Rose Lee visited the set during filming and offered Wood some pointers on stripping.
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Natalie Wood
10th December 1962: Former child actress, American film star Natalie Wood (1938 - 1981), relaxing and reading a magazine in her dressing room.
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American actors Warren Beatty and Natalie Wood
American actors Warren Beatty and Natalie Wood pose for the photographers at the Cannes Festival in May n1962. Actor and film-maker, born in Richmond, Beatty made his film debut in "Splendor in the Grass" (1961). He produced "Bonnie and Clyde" (1967), co-wrote "Shampoo" (1975) and cop-directed "Heaven can Wait" (1978). He was the producer, co-writer and star of "Reds" (1981), which won him an Oscar as Best Director. Later films include "Dick Tracy" (1990).
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American actors Warren Beatty and Natalie Wood
CANNES, FRANCE: American actors Warren Beatty and Natalie Wood chat together at the Cannes Festival in May 1962. Actor and film-maker, born in Richmond, Beatty made his film debut in "Splendor in the Grass" (1961). He produced "Bonnie and Clyde" (1967), co-wrote "Shampoo" (1975) and cop-directed "Heaven can Wait" (1978). He was the producer, co-writer and star of "Reds" (1981), which won him an Oscar as Best Director. Later films include "Dick Tracy" (1990).
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"The Searchers"
After spending years on the trail of an Indian party that kidnapped his young niece, Ethan Edwards (John Wayne) finally comes upon Debbie, now 15 (played by Natalie Wood) in the John Ford classic "The Searchers" (1956), which also starred Jeffrey Hunter.
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Natalie Wood
PARIS, FRANCE: A picture taken in the 1960s shows American actress Natalie Wood in France. Wood, the daughter of Russian Immigrants, was born Natasha Gurdin on July 20, 1938 in San Francisco, California. She got her first role at the age of four in a movie called "Happy Land" (1943). She continued playing roles of young girls until the age of 17, where she landed the role of "Judy" in the film "Rebel Without a Cause" (1955). Natalie Wood married Robert Wagner 28 December 1957, divorced in 1962 and later remarried in 1972. She was nominated for two Academy Awards for her roles in "Splendor in the Grass" and "Love With a Proper Stranger". She acted in "West Side Story", a movie which won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Direction, Best Supporting Actors, Best Supporting Actress. Natalie Wood had made 56 films for Tv and the silver screen. She died drowning 29 November 1981.
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Natalie Wood
American actress Natalie Wood poses in a Yves Saint Laurent costume, 19 September 1964 in Paris. Wood, the daughter of Russian Immigrants, was born Natasha Gurdin on July 20, 1938 in San Francisco, California. She got her first role at the age of four in a movie called "Happy Land" (1943). She continued playing roles of young girls until the age of 17, where she landed the role of "Judy" in the film "Rebel Without a Cause" (1955). Natalie Wood married Robert Wagner 28 December 1957, divorced in 1962 and later remarried in 1972. She was nominated for two Academy Awards for her roles in "Splendor in the Grass" and "Love With a Proper Stranger". She acted in "West Side Story", a movie which won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Direction, Best Supporting Actors, Best Supporting Actress. Natalie Wood had made 56 films for Tv and the silver screen. She died drowning 29 November 1981.
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Natalie Wood
PARIS, FRANCE: American actress Natalie Wood poses in a Yves Saint Laurent costume,19 September 1964 in Paris. Wood, the daughter of Russian Immigrants, was born Natasha Gurdin on July 20, 1938 in San Francisco, California. She got her first role at the age of four in a movie called "Happy Land" (1943). She continued playing roles of young girls until the age of 17, where she landed the role of "Judy" in the film "Rebel Without a Cause" (1955). Natalie Wood married Robert Wagner 28 December 1957, divorced in 1962 and later remarried in 1972. She was nominated for two Academy Awards for her roles in "Splendor in the Grass" and "Love With a Proper Stranger". She acted in "West Side Story", a movie which won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Direction, Best Supporting Actors, Best Supporting Actress. Natalie Wood had made 56 films for Tv and the silver screen. She died drowning 29 November 1981.
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Natalie Wood
PARIS, FRANCE: American actress Natalie Wood poses in a Yves Saint Laurent costume,19 September 1964 in Paris. Wood, the daughter of Russian Immigrants, was born Natasha Gurdin on July 20, 1938 in San Francisco, California. She got her first role at the age of four in a movie called "Happy Land" (1943). She continued playing roles of young girls until the age of 17, where she landed the role of "Judy" in the film "Rebel Without a Cause" (1955). Natalie Wood married Robert Wagner 28 December 1957, divorced in 1962 and later remarried in 1972. She was nominated for two Academy Awards for her roles in "Splendor in the Grass" and "Love With a Proper Stranger". She acted in "West Side Story", a movie which won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Direction, Best Supporting Actors, Best Supporting Actress. Natalie Wood had made 56 films for Tv and the silver screen. She died drowning 29 November 1981.
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"Rebel Without A Cause"
Natalie Wood and James Dean in "Rebel Without a Cause" (1955). She received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress as the girlfriend of Dean's troubled youth.
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"Marjorie Morningstar"
Natalie Wood starred with Gene Kelly in the romantic drama "Marjorie Morningstar" (1958).
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American actress Natalie Wood (Photo credit by STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)
Natalie Wood
HOLLYWOOD, FL - JANUARY 1: Picture dated from 1955 of American actress Natalie Wood (1938-1981). Natalie Wood's career began at age 4, when director Irving Pichel gave her a small role in "Happy Land" (1943). By 1946, age 8, she was making $1000/week . In 1950 she was the queen of fan magazines and the second biggest actress next to Elizabeth Taylor. Nathalie has made 56 films fo TV and Cinema, among them "West Side Story" (1961) in which she played Maria. She married 3 times, twice to US actor Robert Wagner.
American actress Natalie Wood (Photo credit by STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)
(1946)
Natalie Wood with Orson Welles in "Tomorrow is Forever"
Prod DB © RKO / DR DEMAIN VIENDRA TOUJOURS (TOMORROW IS FOREVER) de Irving Pichel
(1946)
Natalie Wood And Sister Lana Wood
Natalie Wood And Sister Lana Wood
379373 06: Lana Wood poses with her sister, the late actress Natalie Wood, right, when they were children. (Photo courtesy of Lana Wood/Delivered by Newsmakers)
Natalie Wood And Lana Wood
Natalie Wood And Lana Wood
379373 05: Lana Wood, right, pictured here with her sister, late actress Natalie Wood when Lana played Natalie as a young girl in the film "Searches." (Photo Courtesy of Lana Wood/Delivered by Newsmakers)
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Young Natalie Wood
Young Natalie Wood played the daughter of Gene Tierney in the spectral romantic fantasy "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" (1947)
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"Miracle on 34th Street"
Actor Edmund Gwenn as Kris Kringle greets actress Natalie Wood in a scene from the 1947 Christmas classic, "Miracle on 34th Street." Wood got her first role at the age of 4 in a movie called "Happy Land" (1943). By 1946, at age 8, she was making $1,000 a week.
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