Acting legend, Sir Sean Connery, has tragically passed away aged 90.
The Scottish actor was best known for playing James Bond, and being the first to bring the role to the big screen.
In total Connery appeared in seven of the spy thrillers.
The original big-screen James Bond, Sir Sean Connery, has passed away at the age of 90. Among countless other roles, Connery played 007 in seven classic films for a span of over 20 years. Rest in Peace. pic.twitter.com/but15QgyF1— Rotten Tomatoes (@RottenTomatoes) October 31, 2020
Connery starred in Dr. No (1962), From Russia with Love (1963), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965), and You Only Live Twice (1967).
Later on he returned to the role, starring as Bond in Diamonds Are Forever (1971) and Never Say Never Again (1983).
Connery is widely renowned as the greatest ever James Bond – however he also starred in numerous other films, such as The Untouchables, for which he received an Academy Award.
Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90. He was the first actor to play James Bond on the big screen in Dr. No in 1962, From Russia With Love, Goldfinger, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice and Diamonds Are Forever followed. pic.twitter.com/VaFPHCM5Ou— James Bond (@007) October 31, 2020
And in 2000, on the ‘proudest day’ of his life, Connery was awarded a knighthood, becoming Sir Sean Connery.
Following a lengthy period of ill-health, Connery passed away in his sleep in the Bahamas.
Rest in peace.