Lana Wood

Hollywood Collectors & Celebrities Show - Fall 2003

Wood in 2003, photo by

Birth Name: Svetlana Gurdin

Place of Birth: Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: March 1, 1946

Ethnicity: Russian, Ukrainian

Lana Wood is an American actress and producer. Her elder sister was actress Natalie Wood and her niece is actress Natasha Gregson Wagner.

Lana is of Russian and Ukrainian descent. Lana’s father, Nikolai Stephanovich Zakharenko, was born in Vladivostok, Russia. Lana’s mother, Maria Stepanovna (Zudilova/Zoodiloff), was born in Barnaul, Siberia, Russia, or in Tomsk, Russia.

Lana has a daughter with her former husband, Richard Smedley.

Lana’s paternal grandparents were named Stephan Zakharenko and Eudoxie Sauchenko.

Lana’s maternal grandfather was named Stepan Ilich Zudilov/Zoodilov (the son of Ilya Semenovich Zudilov and Elisabeth).

Lana’s maternal grandmother was named Maria Andreevna Kuleva (the daughter of Andrey Alekseevich Kulev).

Sources: Genealogies of Lana Wood –

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