Despite their romance not working out, Joan still speaks fondly of Beatty.
She previously gushed: “His career was just starting when we met.
“We had a lot of fun together. I think he is wonderful.”
Joan married her fifth and current husband, producer Percy Gibson, in 2002 at a ceremony in London.
Piers Morgan’s Life Stories: Joan Collins is on tomorrow(Sunday) night at 9pm on ITV.