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Richard Gere, 72, is accompanied by his wife Alejandra Silva, 39, at the Magna Graecia Film Festival


Richard Gere was joined by his wife Alejandra Silva as he accepted a lifetime achievement award at the Magna Graecia Film Festival on Friday.

The 72-year-old actor and his 39-year-old girlfriend, 33 years his junior, looked as loved as ever as they posed on the red carpet at the ceremony in Catanzaro, Italy.

The American star has appeared in several acclaimed films over the years, including An Officer and a Gentleman, Pretty Woman and Chicago.

Lucky in love: Richard Gere was joined by his wife Alejandra Silva as he accepted a lifetime achievement award at the Magna Graecia Film Festival on Friday

Lucky in love: Richard Gere was joined by his wife Alejandra Silva as he accepted a lifetime achievement award at the Magna Graecia Film Festival on Friday

And at the event, he received the Gold Column for Lifetime Achievement and was spotted posing for a variety of snaps with his wife while receiving the award.

During the festival, Richard wore a very dapper black suit and paired the sleek ensemble with a classic white shirt.

His wife wowed in a stunning gold maxi dress for the star-studded event.

Stunning: The actor, 72, and his partner, 39, 33 years his junior, looked as loved as ever as they posed on the red carpet at the ceremony in Catanzaro, Italy

Stunning: The actor, 72, and his partner, 39, 33 years his junior, looked as loved as ever as they posed on the red carpet at the ceremony in Catanzaro, Italy

Stunning: The actor, 72, and his partner, 39, 33 years his junior, looked as loved as ever as they posed on the red carpet at the ceremony in Catanzaro, Italy

Awards Ceremony: The American star has appeared in several acclaimed films over the years, including An Officer And A Gentleman, Pretty Woman and Chicago.

Awards Ceremony: The American star has appeared in several acclaimed films over the years, including An Officer And A Gentleman, Pretty Woman and Chicago.

Awards Ceremony: The American star has appeared in several acclaimed films over the years, including An Officer And A Gentleman, Pretty Woman and Chicago.

Achievement: He was awarded the Golden Column for Lifetime Achievement

Achievement: He was awarded the Golden Column for Lifetime Achievement

Achievement: He was awarded the Golden Column for Lifetime Achievement

The blonde bombshell also elevated her height with a pair of white wedge high heels.

And decided to accessorize her look further with orange earrings and a smartwatch.

She also let her blonde locks flow freely and opted for glamorous makeup for the event.

Happy: The American actor seemed to be in very good spirits as he took the stage

Happy: The American actor seemed to be in very good spirits as he took the stage

Happy: The American actor seemed to be in very good spirits as he took the stage

Another milestone: And beamed from ear to ear as he received the Golden Column Lifetime Achievement Award

Another milestone: And beamed from ear to ear as he received the Golden Column Lifetime Achievement Award

Another milestone: And beamed from ear to ear as he received the Golden Column Lifetime Achievement Award

Looking dapper: Ahead of the awards show, Richard took to the red carpet to pose for a variety of snaps and Richard looked very dapper in an all-black suit

Looking dapper: Ahead of the awards show, Richard took to the red carpet to pose for a variety of snaps and Richard looked very dapper in an all-black suit

Looking dapper: Ahead of the awards show, Richard took to the red carpet to pose for a variety of snaps and Richard looked very dapper in an all-black suit

The happy couple were spotted taking the chance to pose for a variety of cute shots together on the red carpet ahead of the event.

And Alejandra can be seen showing Richard lots of affection appearing to hold his face lovingly in her hands as they posed for the snaps.

It comes after Richard and his wife recently enjoyed some quality family time in Ibiza with their two sons.

Where they spent most of their days relaxing at the beach enjoying the rays of the sun with their children.

The perfect couple: Who adorned a stunning gold maxi dress for the star-studded event

The perfect couple: Who adorned a stunning gold maxi dress for the star-studded event

The perfect couple: Who adorned a stunning gold maxi dress for the star-studded event

Blonde beauty: The blonde bombshell also elevated her height with a pair of white wedge high heels.  And decided to accessorize her look further with orange earrings and a smartwatch.

Blonde beauty: The blonde bombshell also elevated her height with a pair of white wedge high heels.  And decided to accessorize her look further with orange earrings and a smartwatch.

Blonde beauty: The blonde bombshell also elevated her height with a pair of white wedge high heels. And decided to accessorize her look further with orange earrings and a smartwatch.

And despite being married for just over four years, Richard and his wife originally had a long-distance romance.

claiming that they had to split their time between the United States and Spain. However, they now live in New York.

The couple also have children from previous relationships: Gere and his second ex-wife Carey Cowell have 22-year-old son Homer,

Silva, who is the daughter of Ignacio Silva, a businessman and former vice-president of Real Madrid football club, and her first husband Govind Friedland, co-parent their nine-year-old son Albert.

Richard has also recently appeared to retire from his Hollywood workload, however, his last on-screen appearance came in the BBC Studios series MotherFatherSon, which premiered in March 2019.

Her last film role came in the drama The Dinner, which dropped in February 2017, and the drama Three Christs later the same year in September.

His Hollywood resume also includes The Cotton Club (1984), First Knight (1995), The Jackal (1997), Runaway Bride (1999), The Mothman Prophecies (2002), Unfaithful (2002) and Nights in Rodanthe (2008), among others.

Family time: The awards ceremony comes after Richard and his wife recently enjoyed some quality family time in Ibiza with their two sons.  Where they spent most of their days relaxing at the beach

Family time: The awards ceremony comes after Richard and his wife recently enjoyed some quality family time in Ibiza with their two sons.  Where they spent most of their days relaxing at the beach

Family time: The awards ceremony comes after Richard and his wife recently enjoyed some quality family time in Ibiza with their two sons. Where they spent most of their days relaxing at the beach

Origin: | Dailymail.co.uk

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