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James Bond star, Sean Connery dies at 90

Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90.

The news was confirmed by Sean’s family, BBC reported.

The Scottish actor was best known for playing James Bond.

Sir Sean was the first star to play the role of 007 on the big screen in 1962’s Dr No and went on to appear in seven hit films.

During his decades acting career, Sir Sean went on to win an Oscar, two Baftas and three Golden Globes.

His Academy Award came in 1998 when he took home the statuette for best-supporting actor for his role as an Irish police officer in The Untouchables.

Sean was knighted by the Queen in 2000 for his services to film drama.

Among his other hit films include in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Dragonheart and Murder on the Orient Express.

When Sir Sean turned 90 in August the team behind James Bond paid a special tribute to his contribution to the franchise.

A poll conducted by the Radio Times the same month declared Sir Sean the best James Bond ever.

More than 14,000 people voted for their favourite Bond.

The Scottish star featured in seven films before he retired from the 58-year-old franchise in 1983. Prior to his big break, the actor tried his hand at a number of other different professions including bodybuilding – which he promptly ended after a damning comment about US competitors.

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