Movie Star and Mom: Inside Natalie Wood's Private World

Wood's daughter, Natasha Gregson Wagner, remembers the West Side Story actress as a loving, mischievous and dedicated mom

Natalie Wood's life is one surrounded by glamour and mystery. Fans remember her as the child star of Miracle on 34th Street who grew into the stunning leading lady of films like Gypsy and Splendor in the Grass. But to those closest to her, Wood was so much more.

"People know her as this legend, and some people think of her as having a tragic life," Natasha Gregson Wagner, Wood's first daughter and only child with her second husband Richard Gregson, told PEOPLE. "But that's not the way I remember her at all."