Celebrity Transformations Natalie Wood's Changing Looks By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on February 13, 2015 @ 03:40PM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Ron Galella/WireImage Natalie Wood's Changing Looks 01 of 15 1940 Courtesy Everett Collection Wood was born Natalia Nikolaevna Zacharenko to Russian immigrant parents. 02 of 15 1947 SNAP/Rex/Rex USA The child actress made her mark as Susan Walker in Miracle on 34th Street. 03 of 15 1950 Courtesy Everett Collection Under contract to RKO Radio Pictures, the precocious star (in her trademark braids) made four movies over the course of the year. 04 of 15 1952 Courtesy Everett Collection The young star tried out a grownup new look. 05 of 15 1956 Harry Warnecke/NY Daily News Archive via Getty A pageboy cut and gamine bangs for The Girl He Left Behind. 06 of 15 1957 Courtesy Everett Collection Arched brows and glossy red lips for a promotional portrait. 07 of 15 1965 Hulton Archive/Getty A glam Wood cemented her status as a full-blown star in The Great Race and Inside Daisy Clover. 08 of 15 1968 Harry Warnecke/NY Daily News Archive via Getty A deep tan and painted-on lashes were her nod to flower power '60s style. 09 of 15 1968 Phil Roach/IPOL/Globe Photo INC Wood paired a blossom-accented side-ponytail with mega lashes for the Oscars. 10 of 15 1968 Harry Warnecke/NY Daily News Archive via Getty She wore her hair in a conservative bob for a photo shoot with the Daily News. 11 of 15 1969 Globe Photos For her wedding to Richard Gregson, Wood sported a ribbon-bedecked floral hair ornament. 12 of 15 1971 Ron Galella/WireImage For the 50th anniversary of the Motion Picture and Television Relief Fund, Wood paid homage to her Russian heritage with a folk-inspired braided updo. 13 of 15 1973 ITV / Rex USA Now married to Robert Wagner (for the second time), Wood worked a very '70s shag for her role in The Affair. 14 of 15 1980 Ron Galella/WireImage Wood picked up her third Golden Globe for From Here to Eternity. She wore her hair in soft waves for the ceremony. 15 of 15 1981 Ron Galella/WireImage A layered bob for the Golden Globes. Tragically, she would pass away under mysterious circumstances later in the year.