Updated: Nov 20, 2020
It is with great sadness we announce that this morning, the Scottish actor best known for his portrayal of James Bond, has passed away at the age of 90. Connery was the first to bring the role to the big screen and appearing in seven of the spy thrillers.
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.
Obituary: Sean Connery
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.
His Oscar came in 1988, when he was named best supporting actor for his role as an Irish cop in The Untouchables.
He was knighted by the Queen at Holyrood Palace in 2000.
In August, he celebrated his 90th birthday.
We here at CritiX Media would love to not only send our condolences to Connery's family, but to also thank him for the many rides and adventures he gave us through the charisma and class of James Bond. Rest in Peace.