Natalie Wood and Robert Wagner's Love Story in Pictures

Natalie Wood's 1981 drowning left a massive gap in the lives of husband Robert Wagner and her daughters Natasha and Courtney. Here, a look back at the life they made together. For more, check out the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday

HAPPY TOGETHER

Wood was determined to overcome her turbulent upbringing as a young actress. "She worked hard on herself because she didn't want to be a casualty of her childhood," Gregson says. "She strove for happiness."