What comes through in many of his photographs is the sense that here was a photographer who genuinely enjoyed his work, while his subject was a strong young woman who had been in the public eye for so long that having her every move documented was hardly anything new.
Now known as , she also became an actress.
All of which show that Natalie was down to her usual size.
She was controversially married to her childhood crush and actor Robert Wagner, twice and met her tragically fateful death at the age of 43 in a drowning accident while she was yachting with Wagner and co-star Christopher Walken.
Critics have suggested that her cinematic career represents a portrait of modern American womanhood in transition, as she was one of the few to take both child roles and those of middle-aged characters.
After Natalia started acting as a child, and , studio executives at , changed her name to Natalie Wood, in reference to director.