Sean Connery Dies at 90, Reports BBC

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Sean Connery dies at age 90

The BBC is reporting that Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90.

The Scottish actor is best known for his portrayal of James Bond, being the first to bring the role to the big screen and appearing in seven of the spy thrillers.

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According to his family, Connery died overnight in his sleep, while in the Bahamas. 

"His acting career spanned decades and his many awards included an Oscar, two Bafta awards and three Golden Globes.

Sir Sean's other films included The Hunt for Red October, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and The Rock. He was largely regarded as being the best actor to have played 007 in the long-running franchise, often being named as such in polls," reports the BBC.

He won an Oscar in 1988, when he was named best supporting actor for his role in The Untouchables.

He was knighted by the Queen at Holyrood Palace in 2000.

In August, he celebrated his 90th birthday.

The BBC is reporting that Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90.

The Scottish actor is best known for his portrayal of James Bond, being the first to bring the role to the big screen and appearing in seven of the spy thrillers.

 

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