'60s siren Gina Lollobrigida is still stylish and smiling as she approaches 92nd birthday

Nobody is doing their 90s more fabulously than Gina Lollobrigida.

The eternal siren will celebrate her 92nd birthday this year on the 4th of July. She became an international sex symbol by starring in dozens of films in the 1940s, '50s and '60s. Italian-born but quickly welcomed into Hollywood, she would co-star with Frank Sinatra, Humphrey Bogart and Sean Connery as her fame ballooned.

Think at 92 years old Gina would be sitting quietly at home with yarn and knitting needles? Not exactly! In July 2017, she rang in her milestone 90th birthday with a gigantic bash in Rome, where she could have passed for decades younger in a shimmering silver gown. And in January 2019, she worked it for the paparazzi in a dramatic scarlet number at a film festival. 

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Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida hugging French actor Raymond Pellegrin in the film Woman of Rome. 1954 (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)
Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida posing sitting on an armchair for a fashion photo shooting. Rome, 1949 (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)
(Eingeschr�kte Rechte f�r bestimmte redaktionelle Kunden in Deutschland. Limited rights for specific editorial clients in Germany.) Gina Lollobrigida*04.07.1927-Schauspielerin, ItalienPortr�- undatiert (1950er Jahre)Foto: Luxardo (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida at the Berlin Film Festival in July 1958. (Photo by Daily Express/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
Frank Sinatra and Gina Lollobrigida discuss script in between scenes from the film 'Never So Few', 1959. (Photo by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images)
Gina Lollobrigida, Italian actress, and Yul Brynner (1920-1985), US actor, both in costume in a studio portrait, against a white background, issued as publicity for the film, 'Solomon and Sheba', 1959. The biblical epic, directed by King Vidor (1894-1982), starred Lollobrigida as the 'Queen of Sheba', and Brynner as 'Solomon'. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - CIRCA 1959: Yul Brynner Playing Salomon. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
Italian film actress and sex symbol Gina Lollobrigida models fashions from Rome at the Italian Film Festival, London, 1952. (Photo by � Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
Italian Actresses in the UK to attend the 1952 Italian Film Festival, which starts in London on Monday (16th), photo-call at their London Hotel, Friday 13th June 1952. Our Picture Shows Gina Lollobrigida. (Photo by Greaves/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
ITALY - OCTOBER 01: Italian Actress Gina Lollobrigida Attends The Royal Film Show At The Savoy Hotel In Rome (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
(Eingeschr�kte Rechte f�r bestimmte redaktionelle Kunden in Deutschland. Limited rights for specific editorial clients in Germany.) Gina Lollobrigida*04.07.1927-Schauspielerin, Italienim Badeanzug- 1955 (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
(Eingeschr�kte Rechte f�r bestimmte redaktionelle Kunden in Deutschland. Limited rights for specific editorial clients in Germany.) Lollobrigida, Gina - Actress, Photojournalist, Italy - *04.07.1927- Scene from the movie 'La donna piu bella del mondo'' Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard Italy / France 1955 Vintage property of ullstein bild (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
(Eingeschr�kte Rechte f�r bestimmte redaktionelle Kunden in Deutschland. Limited rights for specific editorial clients in Germany.) Gina Lollobrigida*04.07.1927-Schauspielerin, Italienin einem goldfarbenen Abendkleid des r�mischenModeateliers Schubert bei einem Pressetermin mitamerikanischen Journalisten in New York.- April 1955 (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
The Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida turns to the comic actor and writer Sid Caesar (born Isaac Sidney Caesar) with questioning looking; he is looking downwards and gesticulating with open mouth. USA, 1955. (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)
(Eingeschr�kte Rechte f�r bestimmte redaktionelle Kunden in Deutschland. Limited rights for specific editorial clients in Germany.) Frank Sinatra (*12.12.1915-14.05.1998+) , Schauspieler, S�ger, USA, mit Gina Lollobrigida, 'Wenn das Blut kocht', ( Never so few ), - 1959 (Photo by ullstein bild via Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Hudson, Rock *17.11.1925-02.10.1985+(Eigentlich Roy Harold Scherer jr.)Schauspieler, USA- mit Gina Lollobrigida in dem Film 'Fremde Bettgesellen', Regie: Melvin Frank, USA- 1964 (Photo by R�hnert/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida kissing British actor Ralph Richardson on the forehead in the film Woman of Straw. 1964 (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)
Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida filming 'Un Bellissimo Novembre' ('That Splendid November') in Catania, Sicily, April 1968. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Gina Lollobrigida*04.07.1927-Schauspielerin, Italien- Aufnahme 1968 (Photo by Heinz K�ster/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: Jean Louis Trintignant And Gina Lollobrigida On 1968 (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: Ewa Aulin And Gina Lollobrigida Acting During On 1968 (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
Actress Gina Lollobrigida attends Million Dollar Extravaganza Ball on May 4, 1970 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
5th January 1970: Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida, whose career included singing, modelling and photography, as well as film, television and stage. (Photo by Aubrey Hart/Express/Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Gina Lollobrigida*04.07.1927-Schauspielerin, Italienw�rend der Filmfestspiele in Berlin- 1975 (Photo by Will/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
Gina Lollobrigida attends a party at night club '78' in Paris in 1980. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
Gina Lollobrigida attends an exhibition of her photographs in Paris in 1980. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY - MAY 22: Actress Gina Lollobrigida attends Friars Club Roast Honoring Elizabeth Taylor on May 22, 1983 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Gina Lollobrigida at the Metropolitan Club Party for The Best. December 1983. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY - AUGUST 10: Actress Gina Lollobrigida attends the opening party for 'Me and My Girl' on August 10, 1986 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Dolores Hope (1909-2011), US singer, Lucille Ball (1911-1989), US comedian, Bob Hope (1903-2003), British-born US comedian, Marie Osmond, US Country music singer, and Gina Lollobrigida, Italian actress, attending the recording of the Bob Hope special, 'Women I Love: Beautiful, But Funny', USA, 21 February 1982. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 18: Gina Lollobrigida (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
GINA LOLLOBRIGIDA AT THE BAULE FESTIVAL (Photo by Eric Robert/Sygma/Sygma via Getty Images)
(Original Caption) Portrait of Gina Lollobrigida. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale/Sygma via Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Biolek, Alfred *10.07.1934- Moderator, Fernsehkoch, Jurist, D- mit Gina Lollobrigida in einem Studiodes Westdeutschen Rundfunks, WDR, inKoeln (Photo by Brill/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
FRANCE - JULY 01: Charitable gala of the Family of Savoy to the profit of hospitable works in Villefranche Sur Mer, France on July 01, 2000 - Victor Emmanuel and Gina Lollobrigida. (Photo by Pool BENAINOUS/COCHARD/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
E367753 08: (ITALY OUT) Gina Lollobrigida and Ivana Trump attend the Boys'' Towns of Italy Inc. 55th Anniversary 'Ball of the Year,' April 14, 2000 at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. (Photo by Arnaldo Magnani)
Gina Lollobrigida during 2003 Cannes Film Festival - The Matrix Reloaded Premiere at Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
FRANCE - MAY 14: Openning of the 56th Cannes Film Festival: Stairs of 'Fanfan la Tulipe' in Cannes, France on May 14, 2003 - Gina Lollobrigida. (Photo by Pool BENAINOUS/CATARINA/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
Gina Lollobrigida during 2005 Monaco Red Cross Ball - Arrivals at Monte Carlo Sporting Club in Monte Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Tony Barson Archive/WireImage)
Rome, ITALY: Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida arrives at Villa Borghese for Italy's designer Valentino gala dinners in Rome 07 July 2007. Valentino's celebrates his 45 years in the business. The three-day event showing of some of his historic creations with a fashion show and gala dinners and parties with numerous famous italian and foreign guests. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)
MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - NOVEMBER 27: Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida attends a photocall during the 10th Monte Carlo Film Festival at Hotel de Paris on November 27, 2010 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Christian Alminana/Getty Images)
Gina Lollobrigida shows her award during the 2010 Globo D'Oro Awards at Villa Massimo on July 1, 2010 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Elisabetta A. Villa/WireImage)
ROME, ITALY - OCTOBER 28: Gina Lollobrigida attends the Telethon Gala during the 6th International Rome Film Festival at the Casina Valadier on October 28, 2011 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 04: Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida attends the party to celebrate her 20 years of friendship to German designer Harald Gloeoeckler on February 4, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Anita Bugge/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 01: Actress Gina Lollobrigida speaks onstage at 'A Conversation with Gina Lollobrigida' during day 4 of the TCM Classic Film Festival 2016 on May 1, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. 25826_008 (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for Turner)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 30: Actress Gina Lollobrigida attends 'Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell' screening during day 3 of the TCM Classic Film Festival 2016 on April 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. 25826_008 (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for Turner)
Gina Lollobrigida attends the Opening Night Gala of the 2016 TCM Classic Film Festival celebrating The 40th Anniversary Screening of 'All the President's Men' at the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, on April 28, 2016. / AFP / CHRIS DELMAS (Photo credit should read CHRIS DELMAS/AFP/Getty Images)
ROME, ITALY - JULY 04: Actress Gina Lollobrigida attends Gina Lollobrigida Birthday Celebrations In Rome on July 4, 2017 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images)
ROME, ITALY - JULY 04: Actress Gina Lollobrigida attends Gina Lollobrigida Birthday Celebrations In Rome on July 4, 2017 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 31: Gina Lollobrigida attends the Filming Italy Day 3 at Harmony Gold Theatre on January 31, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
ROME, ITALY - DECEMBER 01: Gina Lollobrigida attends the Tiziana Rocca And Giulio Base wedding at Chiesa di Sant'Agostino dei Portoghesi on December 01, 2018 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Daniele Venturelli/Daniele Venturelli/Getty Images)
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It wasn't just her beauty and acting abilities that impressed the world: A renowned photojournalist, Lollobrigida snagged a near-impossible interview with Fidel Castro in the 1970s.

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(Eingeschr�kte Rechte f�r bestimmte redaktionelle Kunden in Deutschland. Limited rights for specific editorial clients in Germany.) Bardot, Brigitte *28.09.1934-Schauspielerin, Frankreich- waehrend Dreharbeiten in einem Renault-Cabriolet- 1959 (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
French film actress Brigitte Bardot in England to make a new film 'Babette Goes to War'. April 1959 (Photo by Daily Mirror/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
(Eingeschr�kte Rechte f�r bestimmte redaktionelle Kunden in Deutschland. Limited rights for specific editorial clients in Germany.) Bardot, Brigitte - Actress, Singer, France - *28.09.1934- Scene from the movie 'Babette s'en va-t-en guerre'' (also known as 'Babette Goes to War') with Jacques Charrier Directed by: Christian-Jaque France 1959 Vintage property of ullstein bild (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
Actress Brigitte Bardot pictured after arriving in London April 1959 (Photo by Daily Herald/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
(Eingeschr�kte Rechte f�r bestimmte redaktionelle Kunden in Deutschland. Limited rights for specific editorial clients in Germany.) Bardot, Brigitte *28.09.1934-Schauspielerin, Frankreich- in dem Film 'Die Wahrheit'- 1960 (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
(Original Caption) French star Brigitte Bardot, who apparently has lost little time getting down to business (i.e. film making) since the birth of her son early in the year, is shown during her new film, The Truth, a murder mystery.
French Actress Brigitte Bardot (Photo by Henri Bureau/Sygma/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)
Brigitte Bardot on the shooting of the movie ''The truth'' interviewed for the ''program'' '''' ''Cinepanorama'' '''' (Photo by Daniel Fallot\INA via Getty Images)
FRANCE � CIRCA 1960: French actress Brigitte Bardot in France, circa 1960 . (Photo by Giancarlo BOTTI/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
FRANCE � CIRCA 1960: French actress Brigitte Bardot in France, circa 1960 . (Photo by Giancarlo BOTTI/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
FRANCE � CIRCA 1960: French actress Brigitte Bardot in France, circa 1960 . (Photo by Giancarlo BOTTI/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
FRANCE � CIRCA 1960: French actress Brigitte Bardot in France, circa 1960 . (Photo by Giancarlo BOTTI/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
L'actrice Brigitte Bardot, circa 1960 �Paris, France . (Photo by REPORTERS ASSOCIES/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
L'actrice Brigitte Bardot, circa 1960 en France . (Photo by REPORTERS ASSOCIES/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
L'actrice Brigitte Bardot, circa 1960 en France . (Photo by REPORTERS ASSOCIES/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
L'actrice Brigitte Bardot avec son mari Jacques Charrier en 1960 . (Photo by Giancarlo BOTTI/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
L'actrice Brigitte Bardot, circa 1960 en France . (Photo by REPORTERS ASSOCIES/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
L'actrice Brigitte Bardot avec son mari Jacques Charrier en 1960 . (Photo by Giancarlo BOTTI/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
L'actrice Brigitte Bardot, circa 1960 en France . (Photo by REPORTERS ASSOCIES/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
Portrait of French actress Brigitte Bardot, circa 1960s. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)
UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 01: The French actress Brigitte BARDOT with her dog in London in the 1960s. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
circa 1960: French actor Brigitte Bardot playing guitar while sitting on a lawn chair in an empty lot. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 18: Brigitte Bardot leaves the Plaza Hotel for the Ed Sullivan Show rehearsal. (Photo by Ed Clarity/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
16th December 1965: French actor Brigitte Bardot is interviewed by Paris radio reporters during an impromptu press conference at the Orly airport before boarding an airplane for New York from Paris, France. She was to attend the New York City premiere of director Louis Malle's film, 'Viva Maria,' before making her first visit to Hollywood. Bardot wears a zebra coat with fur trim. (Photo by Agence France Presse/Agence France Presse/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - DECEMBER 27: Actress Brigitte Bardot attends the premiere for the film 'Viva Maria!' on December 27, 1965 in Los Angeles, California . (Photo by Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
22nd February 1965: French film actress Brigitte Bardot during the filming of Louis Malle's 'Viva Maria!' in Mexico. (Photo by William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images)
Brigitte Bardot portrait; circa 1970; New York. (Photo by Art Zelin/Getty Images)
Brigitte Bardot wearing a white evening dress at the Plaza Hotel; circa 1970; New York. (Photo by Art Zelin/Getty Images)
FRANCE - FEBRUARY 18: Brigitte Bardot on 'Antenna 2' in Paris, France on February 18th, 1975. (Photo by Michel ARTAULT/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
French actress, Brigitte Bardot, in 1979. (Photo by Hulton-Deutsch/Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis via Getty Images)
FRANCE - APRIL 25: Brigitte Bardot During Press Conference On April 25th, 1990 In Paris,France (Photo by Frederic REGLAIN/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
Portrait de Brigitte Bardot lors d'une campagne contre le Japon a propos d'un chimpanze et d'un orang-outan le 8 aout 1990 en France. (Photo by Alexis DUCLOS/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
French actress Brigitte Bardot smiles 11 May 1993 in Paris next to the bust of Marianne, the symbol of the French Republic, for which Bardot served as the latest model. (Photo credit should read VINCENT AMALVY/AFP/Getty Images)
BRIGITTE BARDOT AND ROGER VADIM IN ST TROPEZ (Photo by James Andanson/Sygma via Getty Images)
BRIGITTE BARDOT ATTENDS THE FUNERAL SERVICE FOR ANIMAL RIGHTS CAMPAIGNER JILL PHIPPS AT COVENTRY CATHEDRAL. (Photo by John Jones - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
PA NEWS PHOTO 5/10/97 : UK USE ONLY BRIGITTE BARDOT AT HER FOUNDATION FOR ANIMALS IN SAINT AUBIN, FRANCE (Photo by PA Images via Getty Images)
Ex-film star and a prominent animal rights campaigner Brigitte Bardot (L) smiles to photographers 16 July 2001 after a meeting with French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin in Paris. Their talks focused on the animal rights. AFP PHOTO JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
FRANCE - JULY 16: Former Actress Brigitte Bardot received by French Prime Minister at the 'Hotel Matignon' In Paris, France On July 16, 2001. (Photo by Daniel SIMON/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 27: Former Actress And Now Animals Rights Activist Brigitte Bardot Invited For A Meeting On The Environment With French President Nicolas Sarkozy, At The Elysee Palace In Paris, France On September 27, 2007 - (Photo by Gilles BASSIGNAC/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
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