Natalie Wood was born to be a movie star, at least her mother thought so. Natalie became famous as a child actress, she appeared in movies like "Miracle on 34th Street" and "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir". She was able to find success as an adult actress, which is very rare for child actors. Her first major grown up role came in the movie "Rebel Without A Cause". She loved James Dean, and was devastated when he was killed in a car crash.
Her love life was played out in the tabloids. Her first marriage to actor Robert Wagner, her high profile romances with Elvis Presley and Warren Beatty. She was nominated for an Academy Award three times over the course of her career, although she never won.
This report prepared by Nathaniel Ford