Made TV debut on ABC's "Gruen Guild Theater"
Cast as a Hollywood actress in "Marjorie Morningstar" opposite Gene Kelly
Portrayed burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee in "Gypsy"
Starred as Maggie opposite husband Robert Wagner in televised adaptation of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (NBC)
Appeared opposite Sean Connery in the Cold War-era sci-fi film "Meteor"
Made her major acting debut opposite Orson Welles and Claudette Colbert in "Tomorrow Is Forever"
Made her first film appearance in a bit part in "Happy Land"
Acted in Joseph L. Mankiewicz's "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" and the holiday classic "Miracle on 34th Street"
Had her breakthrough film role playing rebellious teenager Judy opposite James Dean in "Rebel Without a Cause"; earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Co-starred with Warren Beatty in Elia Kazan's "Splendor in the Grass"; received second Oscar nomination, for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Landed the starring role of Maria in the Leonard Bernstein musical "West Side Story"; Wood signed on to do her own singing, but the studio later dubbed over her voice with that of Marni Nixon
Earned her third Oscar nomination, for Best Actress in a Leading Role, in "Love with the Proper Stranger"
After several box office misses, saw a career resurgence in Paul Mazursky's critically acclaimed "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice"
Was cast in the NBC miniseries version of "From Here to Eternity"; won a Golden Globe for Best TV Actress - Drama
Shot her final film, "The Last Married Couple in America" opposite George Segal
Made her final film appearance, opposite Christopher Walken in "Brainstorm", in a posthumous release