Dennis Hopper on Natalie Wood: On The Verge
|Natalie Wood in Gypsy (1962).|
Interview with Dennis Hopper
Conducted by James Grissom
Natalie was always evolving, growing up, on the verge of something--something new. There would always be a new Natalie--bolder, mature, edgy. This was true of her personally and professionally, and she would bubble over with whatever was filling her with wonder or awe or anxiety. A new therapy; a new diet; a new religion; a new love; a new challenge to the talent she could never believe she had.
I was hoping that I would be on the verge--on the edge--with her for many years to come...but she slipped away.
© 2014 James Grissom