Behind the myth
An episode from the series TOO YOUNG TO DIE
She steps in front of Hollywood’s cameras for the first time at the tender of age of 4. In the 50’s, even though a teenager, she is already considered a female idol.
In “Rebel Without a Cause”, she plays opposite James Dean in a film that bears a far-reaching impact on pop culture. She becomes a world star as Maria in the famous adaptation of the musical “West Side Story”.
But in November 1981, at the age of 43, Natalie Wood drowns in a tragic accident. A death which circumstances have never been clarified.