Legendary actress, Natalie Wood, was born Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko on Jul 20, 1938 in San Francisco, CA. Wood died at the age of 43 on Nov 29, 1981 in Santa Catalina Island, CA and was laid to rest in Westwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Wood was nominated for three Oscars, she never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1955||Best Supporting Actress||Rebel without a Cause (1955)||Judy||Nominated|
|1961||Best Actress||Splendor in the Grass (1961)||Wilma Dean Loomis||Nominated|
|1963||Best Actress||Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)||Angie||Nominated|
She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Natalie Wood's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #118 on Dec 5, 1961.
It's vs Elizabeth Taylor in some friendly competitionBy monty on Jul 2, 2018 From All Good Things
and Elizabeth Taylor had similar career paths. Starting out in children's roles in the 1940's before moving onto young adult roles in the 50's then full adult roles in the 60's where they both had stellar careers. Ten films have been chosen for each actress and will be paired up for 10 ... Read full article
: Reflections on a Legendary Lifeon Sep 11, 2017 From Journeys in Classic Film
was like looking at the sun. Just staring at her in photographs the luminosity burns out of her. Her daughter Natasha has described her as tough when necessary, but always present and loving. It’s often easy to overshadow Wood’s life and career in the wake of her tragic deat... Read full article
is crowned Fashion Icon after a terrific tourney run...By monty on Feb 3, 2017 From All Good Things
Hello everyone..The Fashion Icons has wrapped up and we have a winner...., three-time Final four finalist and 2015 Favorite Classic Movie Actress Tourney champion. Even though she tied my girl Carole Lombard in the final match at 39 votes, Natalie clinched the Fashion Icons title with an... Read full article
Warner Archive: and Raymond Burr in A Cry in the Night (1956)By KC on Aug 17, 2016 From Classic Movies
A Cry in the Night (1956) is an unusual thriller, standard in construction, but uncommonly warm with compassion. Now available on DVD from Warner Archive, this efficiently-paced production of Alan Ladd's Jaguar Productions marks an interesting transition for its stars, Raymond Burr and .... Read full article
The Five Best PerformancesBy Rick29 on Jan 21, 2016 From Classic Film & TV Cafe
1. Splendor in the Grass (1961) - gives a heart-wrenching Oscar-nominated performance as the emotionally fragile Deanie in William Inge's potent tale of young love. The scene where Deanie stands in front of her English class and discusses the meaning of William Wordsworth's "Ode: Intima... Read full article
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Maria: [singing] I feel pretty, oh so pretty! I feel pretty, and witty, and gay!
Angie Rossini: [listening to the song "Love with the Proper Stranger] That's what love is - bells and banjos playing? How they brainwash you! And here I spend my whole life like a nut waiting for what? A stranger.
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