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Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner And Dennis Davern As Lionel Stander: Cos When They Met It Was Murder (Allegedly)

by | 18th, November 2011

NATALIE Wood, nee Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko, is back. Robert Wagner’s wife drowned on November 29 1981 when she fell off a yacht, Splendor , anchored off Santa Catalina island. It was night. She’d been drinking. It appeared that at some point she’d tried to tie a dinghy and accidentally tumbled into the briny.

Prince Valiant, the inflatable dinghy, washed washed up on the rocks on Catalina Island, Calif., on Nov. 30. Patrolmen discovered the actress’s body 100 yards away from the boat after a seven hour search.

The boat’s captain was Dennis Davern. In Marti Rulli’s mawkishly titled book Goodbye Natalie, Goodbye Splendour (published September 2009), Davern claims Wagner and Wood had rowed. He says the Hart To Hart a ctor had smashed a wine bottle after yelling What do you want to do, fu*k my wife? Is that what you want? at Christopher Walken, her co-star in Brainstorm . Davern says he heard a loud argument and thumping sounds from the couple’s room.

Davern goes on the telly:

“I made some terrible decisions and mistakes. I did lie on a report several years ago. I made mistakes by not telling the honest truth in a police report… We didn’t take any steps to see if we could locate her. I think it was a matter of, ‘We’re not going to look too hard, we’re not going to turn on the searchlight, we’re not going to notify anybody right now’.”

He then points the finger at Wagner. He’s

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