Sir Sean Connery, the first-ever James Bond, expires at the age of 90

The first actor to portray James Bond, Sir Sean Connery, succumbs to death in sleep after being unwell for a long time.

The first actor who portrayed the famous role of James Bond, Sir Sean Connery, has expired at the age of 90. According to the report by BBC, the actor peacefully passed away in his sleep on 31st October. He was also to be unwell for a long time. He was said to be raised in the slums of Edinburgh and worked as a coffin polisher, milkman and a lifeguard after which, his hobby of bodybuilding helped him start a career in acting. The role of James Bond, also known as Agent 007, shot the star to fame and success as he played the role in seven movies of the franchise.

In the career of four-decade, the Scottish actor bagged many awards for his performance in the movies.  From winning an Oscar, two Bafta awards and three Golden Globes, he was also knighted by the Queen in the year 2000. He played the role of 007 for the first time in the film Dr No, in the year 1962 and received the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for the role he played in the movie, The Untouchables.

A tweet was also made by the account of his fellow actor, Sir Roger Moore, who was the third actor to play the role of James Bond in the time span of 1973-1985. The account of Sir Moore has managed his family members and the office made a tweet in the remembrance of first-ever James Bond. The tweet read, “How infinitely sad to hear the news Sir Sean Connery has passed away. He and Roger were friends for many decades and Roger always maintained Sean was the best ever James Bond. RIP”

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We wish for the soul of the departed to rest in peace.