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Natalie Wood

Natalie Wood, born Natalia Nikolaevna Zacharenko (Russian: Наталья Николаевна Захаренко; July 20, 1938 – November 29, 1981) was an American actress. Wood began acting in movies at the age of four and became a successful child actress in such films as Miracle on 34th Street (1947). A well received performance opposite James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause (1955) earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and helped her to make the transition from a child performer. She then starred in the musicals West Side Story (1961) and Gypsy (1962). She also received Academy Award for Best Actress nominations for her performances in Splendor in the Grass (1961) and Love with the Proper Stranger (1963). Her career continued successfully with films such as Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969). After this she took a break from acting and had two children, appearing in only two theatrical films during the 1970s.

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Natalie Wood's Sister Lana Wood -- Robert Wagner Withheld Information

Natalie Wood's Sister:
Robert Wagner Withheld Information

Lana Wood, Natalie Wood's sister, says she never believed Robert Wagner's version of the events that led to Natalie's death.Lana tells TMZ ... she believes Robert wasn't honest with cops when they… READ MORE >

Natalie Wood Death -- Boat Captain Claims Robert Wagner Was 'Responsible'

Natalie Wood Death
Boat Captain Claims Wagner Was 'Responsible'

Dennis Davern, the man who captained the boat the day actress Natalie Wood drowned, said this morning ...Robert Wagner was "responsible" for her death.This morning on "TODAY," Davern admitted he… READ MORE >

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Natalie Wood Death -- Homicide Investigation Re-Opened

Natalie Wood's Death
Homicide Investigation Re-Opened

The investigation into the death of Natalie Wood -- the huge star who died in 1981 in a drowning accident near Catalina Island in California -- has been re-opened as a homicide investigation ...… READ MORE >

- 884 days ago

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