Sir Sean Connery, the first actor to portray the iconic James Bond character has died at the age of 90.
The actor starred in seven Bond films (every film from Dr. No to You Only Live Twice, plus Diamonds Are Forever and Never Say Never Again), between 1962 and 1983.
He was the recipient of numerous awards, including an Academy Award for his role in The Untouchables, two BAFTA Awards, and three Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award and a Henrietta Award.
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.
In August 2020, he celebrated his 90th birthday.