Carmen Sevilla has died at the age of 89, Spanish media outlets have confirmed.
El Nacional reported TVE journalist, Iñaki Cano, who is close to the family, had shared the actress had died of Alzheimer's.
In 2012, it was announced that Carmen was in a "very advanced" stage of Alzheimer's disease.
And in 2016, it was reported that she tragically no longer recognised her own home.
Carmen was reported to have been with her son Augusto Algueró when she passed away at a residential home on Friday, five days before her 90th birthday.
The Oscar-nominated actress, who once starred alongside Charlton Heston, was born in Seville, Spain, in 1930.
The Spanish performer, whose real name was María del Carmen García Galisteo, was also an outstanding dancer.
Entering the world of showbiz very young, Carmen landed her first role in Jalisco Sings In Seville (1948); going on to have a number of incredible films under her belt.
She also starred in a number of big films in the 1950s such as Andalousie (1951), Love and Desire (1952) Imperial Violets (1952), The Beautiful One of Cadiz (1953), French film Don Juan (1956) and Kate in The Taming of the Shrew (1956).
Carmen also enjoyed some Hollywood roles including in King of Kings (1962), and famously as Octavia in Charlon Heston's Anthony and Cleopatra (1972).
She also received an Academy Award nomination for Vengeance, Searching for Monica (1962).
Carmen's career went on well into the nineties, when she starred on popular Spanish game show Telecino Telecupón.
She is survived by her son Augusto.