Sir Sean Connery has died peacefully in his sleep in the Bahamas after been sick for a while, Sean’s son, Jason Connery tells BBC news.
OYOGist.com recalls that the Scottish actor was best known for his portrayal of James Bond. He was the first to play the role and he appeared in seven of the spy thrillers.
Jason Connery said his father “had many of his family who could be in the Bahamas around him” when he died overnight in Nassau.
He continued: “We are all working at understanding this huge event as it only happened so recently, even though my dad has been unwell for some time.
“A sad day for all who knew and loved my dad and a sad loss for all people around the world who enjoyed the wonderful gift he had as an actor.”