Natalie Wood Overview

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Born: July 20, 1938

Date of Death: November 29, 1981 Born in San Francisco to Russian immigrant parents Nikolai Stepanovich Zacharenko and Maria Stepanovna, Natalie Wood achieved child stardom at the tender age of four. In her youth, Natalie’s mother dreamed of becoming an actress or ballet dancer, but transferred her aspiration to her daughter, Natalie. Shortly after Natalie’s birth, her family moved to Santa Rosa, California, where her mother orchestrated a meeting with director Irving Pichel. Natalie... See All

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