At the age of 90, British actor and producer, Academy Award winner Sean Connery died. It is reported by “BBC” with reference to his family. According to his son, Connery passed away in his sleep on the night of October 31 at his home in the Bahamas.
Sean Connery has starred in over 70 films, most famous for his role as James Bond. He embodied the image of a secret agent in the first seven films: from 1962 to 1967 – in the films “Doctor No”, “From Russia with love”, “Goldfinger”, “Fireball” and “You Only Live Twice”, in 1971 – in “Diamonds Are Forever”, in 1983 – in “Never Say Never”. The BBC notes that he is considered the best actor to play Agent 007.
Other notable films with the actor include The Hunt for Red October, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and The Rock. In 1988, he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the gangster drama The Untouchables. The actor is also a two-time BAFTA laureate and three-time Golden Globe laureate.
In 2000, Connery was awarded the title of knight, and three years later he retired, after which he lived with his wife in the Bahamas.