July 23, 2021

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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42 Responses

  1. 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.

  2. 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

      1. 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.

  3. 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! 🙂

    1. 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.

  4. 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


  6. 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!

  7. 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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