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Original James Bond actor Sean Connery dead at 90

Sean Connery
Posted at 8:55 AM, Oct 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-31 09:22:06-04

Sean Connery, the first actor to play the iconic James Bond in 1962's "Dr. No," died at age 90, according to Variety.

Connery's other accomplishments included being knighted in 2000, winning an Oscar for his performance in the 1987 film "The Untouchables" and a long career in films, including numerous Bond sequels.

According to the Associated Press, Connery played James Bond seven times. He also had major roles in films including “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” “Highlander” and “The Hunt for Red October.”

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she was “heartbroken” at the news.

His family confirmed his death, according to the BBC.

This is a developing story.