Sir Sean Connery passed away at age 90

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Sir Sean Connery has passed away at age 90

Sir Sean Connery has passed away at age 90.

On this day in 2020, Oscar Winner and James Bond Star Sir Sean Connery have passed away at age 90.

Connery died peacefully in his sleep overnight on October 30, 2020, while in the Bahamas, according to his son, after being “unwell for some time”. His family and EON Productions announced the death on October 31, 2020.

Sir Sean Connery passed away at age 90
Sir Sean Connery passed away at age 90

He was the very first actor to play James Bond in film, starring in seven Bond films (every film from Dr. No to You Only Live Twice, plus Diamonds Are Forever and Never Say Never Again), between 1962 and 1983.

Connery won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Untouchables in 1988.

He was born on 25 August 1930, in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland.

The name’s Bond… James Bond

James Bond

Films

  • Marnie (1964) as Mark Rutland
  • Murder on the Orient Express (1974) as Col. Arbuthnot
  • The Man Who Would Be King (1975) as Daniel Dravot
  • A Bridge Too Far (1977) as Maj. Gen. Urquhart
  • Highlander (1986) as Ramirez
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) as Professor Henry Jones
  • The Hunt for Red October (1990) as Marko Ramius
  • Dragonheart (1996) as Draco (voice)
  • The Rock (1996) as John Patrick Mason
  • Finding Forrester (2000) as Forrester
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List of Award

Academy Awards, USA

1988Winner
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
The Untouchables (1987)

Golden Globes, USA

1996Winner
Cecil B. DeMille Award
1990Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
1988Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
The Untouchables (1987)
1972Winner
Henrietta Award
World Film Favorite – Male
Together with Charles Bronson.
1969Nominee
Henrietta Award
World Film Favorite – Male
1966Nominee
Henrietta Award
World Film Favorite – Male

BAFTA Awards

1998Winner
Academy Fellowship
1991Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
The Hunt for Red October (1990)
1990Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
1988Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Der Name der Rose (1986)
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
The Untouchables (1987)
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