Child Actress As a baby, Lana appeared in Driftwood 1947 , but her scene was deleted from the final version of the film.
After appearing in the shortlived drama series The Long, Hot Summer, she landed in the role of Sandy Webber in the soap series Peyton Place.
Her older sister is actress.
Lana's first significant film role was in the 1956 western classic The Searchers 1956 , which starred John Wayne and also featured Lana's sister Natalie.
Even though her sister strongly disapproved of Wood's move to pose nude, the publicity was a major reason for her being cast as a Bond girl, Plenty O'Toole, in the 1971 James Bond film, Diamonds Are Forever.
She has acted in over 20 movies and has appeared in some 300 television shows.
Yes, It Has Been Going On That Long! By this time her parents had legally changed their surname to Gurdin.