Actress Natalie Wood found dead 30 years ago today (1981)

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(Sunday, November 29, 1981) — Three-time Academy Award-nominated actress Natalie Wood, 43, drowned today after falling off the yacht ‘Splendour’ off Santa Catalina Island in southern California.

It was believed Wood was trying to retrieve or board a dinghy when she fell into the water. An autopsy indicated that Wood was intoxicated at the time.

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