1960s film legend Monica Vitti has died.

The Italian actress passed away on Feb. 2 in Rome. The Mayor of Rome announced the sad news on Twitter today. She lived to be 90.

Italian movie star Monica Vitti dead at 90

Born in Rome in 1931, Monica Vitti launched an acting career in the '50s. She went on to star in some of Europe's top films of the '60s and was a sex symbol of the day.

She was best known for her collaborations with Italian director Michelangelo Antonioni, including the notorious L'Avventura as well as Red Desert, The Night, and Eclipse.

Vitti's career lasted into the 1990s, and she married her partner Robert Russo in 2000.

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Vitti's final public appearance was back in 2002. It was later revealed she had Alzheimer's disease, and the Italian press reports she died from complications of the condition.

Vitti's husband cared for her until the end and relayed the news of her passing.

Rest in peace to a film icon.