His name was “Bond, James Bond”
He was 90, winner of an Academy Award and three Golden Globes Farewell to Sir Thomas Sean Connery. A British film legend, actor and film producer, winner of an Academy Award and three Golden Globes, died at the age of 90. His name is inextricably linked to the character of secret agent 007, James Bond, of which he was the first film interpreter. the Scottish actor was 90 years old. The actor was best known for his portrayal of James Bond by being the first to bring the role to the big screen and appearing in seven of the spy thrillers. His acting career spanned decades and his many awards included an Oscar, two Bafta awards and three Golden Globes. Other Sir Sean films include Indiana Jones and The Rock.
In his career Connery won an Oscar in 1988 for The Untouchables, two Bafta awards and three Golden Globes. He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Holyrood Palace in 2000. He celebrated his 90th birthday last August.
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