May 20, 2022

Legendary actor Sean Connery dead at 90

America woke up to the news on Saturday that legendary actor Sean Connery, 90, passed away in his sleep on Friday night.

Reports of Connery’s death were confirmed by his family, the BBC first reported on Saturday morning. Connery died peacefully in his sleep, while in the Bahamas, having been “unwell for some time,” his son told the BBC.

Son Jason Connery said in a statement that he “had many of his family who could be in the Bahamas around him” when he passed and explained: “We are all working at understanding this huge event as it only happened so recently, even though my dad has been unwell for some time.”

“A sad day for all who knew and loved my dad and a sad loss for all people around the world who enjoyed the wonderful gift he had as an actor,” the younger Connery concluded.

Sean Connery enjoyed a prolific and highly successful career spanning five decades and including some of the most famous characters and films of all time — including the iconic James Bond.

The BBC continued:

His acting career spanned five decades and he won an Oscar in 1988 for his role in The Untouchables.

Sir Sean’s other films included The Hunt for Red October, Highlander, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and The Rock.

Sir Sean, from Fountainbridge in Edinburgh, first played James Bond in Dr No in 1962 and went on to appear in five other official films – and the unofficial Never Say Never Again in 1983.

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.

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Dennis McLain (@guest_1068703)
1 year ago

He is one of my favorite actors of all time! Saddened by his death and the world will miss him.

Carole Shadoan (@guest_1068733)
Reply to  Dennis McLain
1 year ago

I agree. And definitely the best 007!

alicia regina cervera (@guest_1068752)
Reply to  Dennis McLain
1 year ago

Amen, RIP Sean Connery, you were great and w send our prayers to his famly & friends.

Judy (@guest_1113228)
Reply to  alicia regina cervera
1 year ago

I agree with you except he was fantastic. One of my favorite actors.

KATHY KOELLISCH (@guest_1068809)
Reply to  Dennis McLain
1 year ago

I AGREE WONDERFUL ACTOR MAY HE BE IN PEACE

Sue Rich (@guest_1068905)
Reply to  Dennis McLain
1 year ago

Amen to that.

Richard F Rybka (@guest_1068704)
1 year ago

I watched all of the 007 movies and I still think that Sir Sean was the best of the bunch.

Ginger Firestone (@guest_1068721)
Reply to  Richard F Rybka
1 year ago

Me too. No one else could live up to his role.

STANISLAUS (@guest_1068705)
1 year ago

MAY 007 REST IN PEACE WELL DESERVED!

Tim Toroian (@guest_1068708)
1 year ago

RIP, you and “M”.

Godwin Gbenimacho (@guest_1068709)
1 year ago

The greatest actor of all times. May his soul rest in perfect peace.

keith m (@guest_1068711)
1 year ago

Miss Money penny will be very sad, cool guy thanks , well played SIR

Kathy Scalera (@guest_1068712)
1 year ago

So sad, he was a great actor and man. Loved every movie he was in. He will be missed, prayers for him and his familiy.

glenda lafont (@guest_1068714)
1 year ago

Fantastic actor who will be missed. So sorry.

Tommie Walker (@guest_1068716)
1 year ago

OMG!!!!! A well deserved rest…. BUT You are “IMMORTAL”!!!!!

Ron (@guest_1068717)
1 year ago

Sir Sean is in the category of who’s the real:

James James Bond Sean Connery

Superman George Reeves

The Saint Roger Moore

Hercules Steve Reeves

Ginger Firestone (@guest_1068723)
Reply to  Ron
1 year ago

And Sherlock Holmes – Christopher Reeves.

Ron (@guest_1068739)
Reply to  Ginger Firestone
1 year ago

Hey Ginger. In my era: The real

Sherlock Holmes Basil Rathbone

The great actor who brought Superman
back to life on the big screen is yours truly

Christopher Reeves. Loved his dorkiness
Clark Kent one one liners. Take care.

Ron (@guest_1068741)
Reply to  Ron
1 year ago

Has you all know I messed up.

My name is Bond James Bond

Diiane (@guest_1068718)
1 year ago

I am in tears say it isn’t so. I adored this man loved his movies. May his soul rest in peace forever.

Melinda Medder (@guest_1068719)
1 year ago

He was one of the greatest actors and I enjoyed all the movies he was in. He was very handsome in his younger and older years! 🙂

Ginger Firestone (@guest_1068722)
Reply to  Melinda Medder
1 year ago

Call me weird, but I didn’t think he was so handsome in his younger years, but I loved his portrayal of James Bond. However, as he aged, I think he looked better and better.

Howlingmad (@guest_1068720)
1 year ago

“Rest Well”, SEAN . . . you brought a lot of joy, to a lot of people with your talent !.

Judy Kysor (@guest_1068730)
1 year ago

RIP Sean You will be missed. I am sure everyone enjoyed your talent. Blessings for your family they may remember and cherish your presence. The world will mourn

Twyla McNeely (@guest_1068731)
1 year ago

GINGER – YOU NAILED IT! THE OLDER HE BECAME – THE BETTER HE BECAME! HE WILL BE MISSED! 🙏❤️✝️

John Thomas Wright (@guest_1068784)
1 year ago

Very Descent Guy well liked.

Lee Hoffmann (@guest_1068810)
1 year ago

A great Actor who will be missed. Blessings and Prayers to his Family.🙏🙏🙏

Kathy Aranda (@guest_1068821)
1 year ago

He was one of my all time favorite actors,as I believe he was in real life just as he appeared in his movies! He reminded me of my Dad, strong,fearless,stern,sooo wise,and yet a heart of gold,always fighting for the underdog and standing up in righteousness; and yet he always had an amused and mischievous twinkle in his eyes! He will be sorely missed,but never forgotten! REST IN PEACE Sean Connery! May The Lord keep and take your soul to your final destination!

Jean Brooks (@guest_1069335)
1 year ago

Great actor loved all his movies no other OO7 came close !! When you’ve seen the best ¡¡ He was a real man his body his voice his looks! Perfection !! May you rest on peace . Sean you will be missed! Amen in Gods loving care!!!

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