Caption: "The Great Race," Tony Curtis and Natalie Wood 1965 Warner Bros.
Actress, Soundtrack, Music Department
Born: July 20, 1938
Star sign: Cancer
Height: 5' (1.52 m)
Known for: West Side Story (1961), Rebel Without a Cause (1955), The Searchers (1956), Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Natalie Wood was born on July 20, 1938, in San Francisco, California, as Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko. Her parents, Maria Stepanovna (Zudilova) and Nikolai Stepanovich Zakharenko, were Russian-born émigrés, of Ukrainian and Russian descent, who spoke barely comprehensible English; they changed the family name to Gurdin after becoming US citizens....