James Bond legend Sean Connery has died at the age of 90, his family confirmed.
The actor died overnight in his sleep, while in the Bahamas, reports said. The Scottish actor was best known for his portrayal of James Bond on the big screen and headlining seven of the action-spy thrillers.
Connery’s acting career spanned decades and he has an Oscar, two Bafta awards and three Golden Globes among his collection of awards and accolades.
Connery’s other films included The Hunt for Red October, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and The Rock.
He won an Oscar in 1988, when he was named best supporting actor for his role as an Irish cop in The Untouchables.
He was knighted by the Queen at Holyrood Palace in 2000.