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


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."