Natalie Wood

1938 - 1981

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Natalie Wood (née Zacharenko; July 20, 1938 – November 29, 1981) was an American actress who began her career in film as a child and successfully transitioned to young adult roles. Wood started acting at age four and was given a co-starring role at age eight in Miracle on 34th Street (1947). As a teenager, she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Rebel Without a Cause (1955), followed by a role in John Ford's The Searchers (1956). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Natalie Wood has received more than 22,226,691 page views. Her biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Natalie Wood is the 223rd most popular actor (down from 176th in 2019), the 421st most popular biography from United States (down from 320th in 2019) and the 105th most popular American Actor.

Natalie Wood was an American actress who was most famous for her role in Miracle on 34th Street.

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Among actors, Natalie Wood ranks 223 out of 13,578Before her are James Hong, Maximilian Schell, Jacqueline Bisset, John Hurt, Laura Antonelli, and Kim Basinger. After her are Jessica Lange, Peter Fonda, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Shirley MacLaine, and Robbie Coltrane.

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Among people born in 1938, Natalie Wood ranks 24Before her are Jerry Brown, Anthony Giddens, Christopher Lloyd, Paul Verhoeven, Mireille Darc, and Vladimir Vysotsky. After her are Liv Ullmann, Bernie Madoff, Rod Laver, Giuliano Gemma, Jean Seberg, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Among people deceased in 1981, Natalie Wood ranks 8Before her are Anwar Sadat, Moshe Dayan, Jacques Lacan, Albert Speer, Soong Ching-ling, and Max Euwe. After her are Frederica of Hanover, Hideki Yukawa, William Holden, William Wyler, Hans Adolf Krebs, and Odd Hassel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Natalie Wood ranks 421 out of 20,380Before her are Charles Francis Richter (1900), Herman Hollerith (1860), Melvin Calvin (1911), Jesse James (1847), William McKinley (1843), and Kim Basinger (1953). After her are Ed Gein (1906), Jessica Lange (1949), Peter Fonda (1940), John R. Bolton (1948), George Clooney (1961), and Ed Harris (1950).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Natalie Wood ranks 105Before her are Mickey Rourke (1952), Ryan O'Neal (1941), Martin Sheen (1940), Michelle Pfeiffer (1958), James Hong (1929), and Kim Basinger (1953). After her are Jessica Lange (1949), Peter Fonda (1940), George Clooney (1961), Ed Harris (1950), Shirley MacLaine (1934), and Richard Widmark (1914).

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