American actress, Natasha Gregson Wagner is popular for her appearances in movies such as Sheila in Lost Highway (1997), Ca s sandra in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992), Michelle Mancini in Urban Legend (1998), Caroline in High Fidelity (2000). However, among people, she is famous as the daughter of late actress Natalie Wood and film producer Richard Gregson.
Early Life And Education Of Natasha Gregson
Natasha Gregson Wagner was born on 29th September 1970, in Los Angeles, California, US to Natalie Wood, American actress, and Richard Gregson, a producer. Her star sign is Libra. She is an American by birth and she belongs to the White ethnic group.
Talking about her family, she has two half-sisters Katie Wagner and Courtney Brooke Wagner from her mother's 3rd marriage to Robert Wagner. She is the niece of Lana Wood and Michael Craig.
Wagner went to the Crossroads School in Santa Monica. She then joined the Emerson College for a brief period of time and then was transferred to the University of Southern California. However, she left college in 1992 to pursue a career in acting.
Natasha Gregson’s Career
Natasha Gregson Wagner made her acting debut in 1992, appearing in American crime drama film, Fathers & Sons as Lisa, alongside Bradley Whitford, John Mahoney, Samantha Mathis, and others. The next year, she was cast as Lissa Drew in the TV show, Tainted Blood.
In 2002, she got a lead role, Beth Greeley in American prime time soap opera, Pasadena, after appearing in the supporting roles in several Tv series such as The Substitute, The Shaggy Dog, Chicago Hope, and Hefner: Unauthorized among others.
Further, she has portrayed the recurring role April Skouris in science fiction television series, The 4400 from 2005 to 2007. She was cast along with Jacqueline McKenzie, Joel Gretsch, and others. Add to this, Wagner guest starred on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and House M.D.
Moreover, Wagner's movie credits are Buffy the Vampire Slayer, High School High, Quiet Days in Hollywood, Another Day in Paradise, Stranger than Fiction, Anesthesia, and many more.
Natasha Gregson’s Net Worth
Natasha Gregson Wagner has an estimated net worth of $5 million, as per celebrity net worth. Though her exact salary is not revealed, as per the sources, the average salary of an American film actress is $81,000, however, it depends on the production of the film and the popularity of the brand.
Natasha Gregson’s Personal Life
Natasha Gregson Wagner is married to actor husband Barry Watson. The couple tied the knot on May 30, 2012, and has a daughter together named Clover Clementyne Watson born in 2012, The family of three resides in Los Angeles.
Previously, she was married to screenwriter D.V. DeVincentis from October 2003 to January 2008. Similarly, she dated Josh Evans; the son of Ali MacGraw and Robert Evans for seven years.
Natasha Gregson’s Mother Death
Natasha Gregson lost her mother when she was just 11. Her mother, a legendary actress Natalie Wood, died at the age of 43 during the shooting of the film, Brainstorm. She was drowned at Catalina Island on board Wagner's yacht, Splendour while on a weekend boat trip. But the reason for her drowning is still unknown; it was never revealed how she fell into the water.
The actress was with her husband, Christopher Walken, and Splendour's captain on the evening of November 28, 1981. A day after tomorrow her body was recovered by authorities at 8:00 a.m. away from the boat. According to her husband, when he went to bed, she wasn't there. Later, in his memoir Pieces of My Heart, he revealed she had an argument with him before her disappearance.
The autopsy found alcohol in her blood, there were traces of two types of medication in her bloodstream. Later, the investigator said, she had been drinking and slipped while trying to re-board the dinghy.
Natalie Wood was buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles. Several known faces from media and Hollywood attended her funerals like Frank Sinatra, Fred Astaire, Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor, David Niven, Gregory Peck, and others.
Her sudden demises devasted her family especially it deeply affected her daughter Natasha. She said:
"Her death was probably the most defining part of me. I've spent the rest of my life dealing with it. Her death changed me forever".
She further added:
Falling in love for the first time, and then the heart break of having it end, is difficult, but I don't think it would ever hurt as much as when my mother was killed in the boating accident. I feel a part of my heart has already been broken, and that place is reserved for mother.
In 2012, Los Angeles County Chief Coroner amended Natalie's death certificate and changed the cause of her death from accidental drowning to "drowning and other undetermined factors."
Natasha Gregson’s Body Measurements And Age
- Height: Natasha Gregson Wagner stands at the height of 5 feet 1 inch tall or 1.57m.
- Weight: Wagner's weighs 51kg/ 112 lbs as of early 2019.
- Age: As of 2019, Wagner's age is 48 years old.
by ab-mahima, 10 Apr, 2019