Richard Gere, 72, joins 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 partner, 39 and 33 years his junior, looked as in love 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 was awarded the Golden Column for Lifetime Achievement and was seen posing for a variety of snapshots with his wife upon receiving the award.

During the festival, Richard wore a sleek black suit and paired the elegant 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, who is 33 years his junior, looked as loving as ever as they posed on the red carpet at the ceremony in Catanzaro, Italy

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

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

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

Achievement: He was awarded the Gold Column for Lifetime Achievement

Achievement: He was awarded the Gold Column for Lifetime Achievement

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

And she decided to further complement her look with orange earrings and a smart watch.

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

Happy: The American actor seemed to be in a great mood as he took to the stage

Happy: The American actor seemed to be in a great mood as he took to the stage

Another milestone: And he was beaming from ear to ear when he received the Gold Column Lifetime Achievement award

Another milestone: And he was beaming from ear to ear when he received the Gold Column Lifetime Achievement award

Looking dapper: Before the award ceremony, Richard hit the red carpet to pose for a variety of snaps and Richard looked dapper in an all-black suit

Looking dapper: Before the award ceremony, Richard hit the red carpet to pose for a variety of snaps and Richard looked dapper in an all-black suit

The happy couple were seen taking the opportunity to pose together for a variety of sweet snaps on the red carpet ahead of the event.

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

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

Where they spent most of their days relaxing on the beach soaking up the sun with their children.

The perfect couple: who decked out in a stunning gold maxi dress for the star-studded event.

The perfect couple: who decked out in 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 heels.  And she decided to further complement her look with orange earrings and a smart watch.

Blonde beauty: The blonde bombshell also elevated her height with a pair of white wedge heels. And she decided to further complement her look with orange earrings and a smart watch.

And though they’ve been married for just over four years, Richard and his wife originally had a long-distance romance.

claiming that they had to divide 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 a 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, are the parents of nine-year-old son Albert.

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

His last film role came in the drama The Dinner, which premiered in February 2017, and the drama Three Christs later that 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 children.  Where they spent most of their days relaxing on the beach.

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

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