The first-ever James Bond, who gave us the number #007 – Sir Sean Connery dies at the age of 90 in the Bahamas surrounded by his family. His family confirmed that “died peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family”.
Born in Scotland, Sean Connery had played the iconic James Bond role for his franchise for numerous years. He was one of the favorites, on-screen actors, for more than 40 years. Sean Connery last appeared in Stephen Norrington’s “The League of Extraordinary Gentleman” in the year 2003.
He was one of the most successful characters for his franchise for decades, who subsequently became an international star. The character James Bond is popular for his iconic spy role and proving patriotism.
Sean Connery was initially married to an Australian actress Diane Cilento in 1962. After 11 years of relationship, Sean and Diane got separated in 1973. In 1975, Sean Connery married a painter lady Micheline Roquebrune.
The official Twitter handle for James Bond confirmed this news with his friends as follows:
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.
Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli: “We are devastated by the news of the passing of Sir Sean Connery. He was and shall always be remembered as the original James Bond whose indelible entrance into cinema history began when he announced those unforgettable words —
“The name’s Bond… James Bond” — he revolutionised the world with his gritty and witty portrayal of the sexy and charismatic secret agent. He is undoubtedly largely responsible for the success of the film series and we shall be forever grateful to him.”
Everyone from the film fraternities around the globe is paying tribute to this legendary personality of Cinema. Sean Connery’s dedication and performance were unmatchable and still, no one can match.
The current James Bond, Daniel Craig shared his tribute as:
Our Tribute to Sir Sean Connery:
Tribute from the Industry:
— Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) October 31, 2020
— Steve H.McFly (@OnLeaks) October 31, 2020
— Roy Orbison Jr (@Royorbisonjr) October 31, 2020
— Shomari Stone (@shomaristone) October 31, 2020
— Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) October 31, 2020
— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) October 31, 2020
— Carlos M. Ramírez (@Tomapapa) October 31, 2020
— Malina Moye (@MalinaMoye) October 31, 2020
Some photos of Sean Connery (James Bond):