Iconic James Bond star Sean Connery dies aged 90

Updated: 31 October, 2020 18:30 IST | PTI | Los Angeles

Sean Connery, who epitomised author Ian Fleming's suave 007 agent in seven James Bond movies, has died

Sean Connery. Image sourced from mid-day archives
Sean Connery. Image sourced from mid-day archives

Legendary British star Sean Connery, who epitomised author Ian Fleming's suave 007 agent in seven James Bond movies, has died. He was 90. The news of the actor's death was shared by BBC.

In a career, spanning several decades, the British star featured in many critically-acclaimed and commercial blockbusters such as The Hunt for Red October, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Murder on the Orient Express and The Rock.

He first played the role of James Bond in 1962's Dr No, which he followed up with From Russia with Love (1963), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965), You Only Live Twice (1967), Diamonds Are Forever (1971) and Never Say Never Again (1983).

Connery won an Oscar for supporting actor for his turn as a tough Irish cop in Brian De Palma’s 1987 The Untouchables.

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First Published: 31 October, 2020 18:25 IST

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