Claudia Cardinale has starred in more than 100 films since the 1950s.
She had major roles in two of Italy's most famous films, Fellini's 8 1/2 and Visconti's The Leopard.
She also did a stint in Hollywood in films like The Professionals and The Pink Panther.
Claudia Cardinale is still acting and has recently starred in small independent films such as Being Italian with Signora Enrica.
The film opened the Turkish Film Festival which is underway in London.
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