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.
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Martin: [pause] Do you remember how I used to let you ride my horse? And tell you stories? Oh, don't you remember me, Debbie?
Debbie Edwards: I remember, from always. At first I prayed to you: "Come and get me, take me home." You didn't come.
Martin: But I've come now, Debbie.
Debbie Edwards: These are my people. Go. Go, Martin, please!
Helen Gurley Brown: [Indignantly to Rudolph] This filthy rag is using sex and me for no better purpose than to make money!
Rose Hovick: You need something to remind you your goal was to be a great actress. Not a cheap stripper.
Louise "Gypsy Rose Lee" Hovick: My sister's the actress, mother. And I'm *not* a cheap stripper. I'm the highest-paid in the business.
Rose Hovick: You won't be ready for vaudeville when it comes back.
Louise "Gypsy Rose Lee" Hovick: No, I'll be *dead*.
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