Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood has been honoured by French President Jacques Chirac.
The Oscar-winning director was named a knight in France's elite Legion of Honour at a ceremony in the presidential Elysee Palace yesterday.
Chirac called the 76-year-old director, '' an ``exceptional ambassador'' for American culture around the world.
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