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Actor Sean Connery dies at age 90

Posted at 9:23 AM, Oct 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-31 12:23:29-04

The infamous actor Sean Connery, known to many for his role in the film series James Bond has died Saturday morning.

The actor grew up in Edinburg, Scotland, he had taken up body building and eventually got parts on stage and on screen.

At 32, he was cast as 00-7 and became an international superstar.

The Scotish actor also starred in other films, including Alfred Hitchcock's film "Marnie," "Murder on the Orient Express," and won an academy award for best supporting actor for his performance in the 1987 film "The Untouchables."

In a statement on the official 00-7 twitter account - James Bond producers wrote "He was and shall always be remembered as the original James Bond who indelible entrance into cinema history began when he announced those unforgettable words "the name's bond...James bond."

Connery died at the age of 90.