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Sir Sean Connery, legendary James Bond star, dies aged 90: Report

Legendary British star Sean Connery, who epitomised author Ian Fleming's suave 007 agent in seven James Bond movies, has died. He was 90.

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Sir Sean Connery was a BAFTA Fellow, a BAFTA Special Award recipient and won a Leading Actor BAFTA in 1988 for The Name Of The Rose | Twitter: @BAFTA
Sir Sean Connery | Twitter: @BAFTA

Legendary British star Sean Connery, who epitomised author Ian Fleming's suave 007 agent in seven movies, has died. He was 90.

The news of the actor's death was shared by BBC.

In a career, spanning several decades, the British star featured in many critically-acclaimed and commercial blockbusters such as "The Hunt for Red October", "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade", "Murder on the Orient Express" and "The Rock".

He first played the role of in 1962's "Dr No", which he followed up with "From Russia with Love" (1963), "Goldfinger" (1964), "Thunderball" (1965), "You Only Live Twice"(1967), "Diamonds Are Forever" (1971) and "Never Say Never Again"(1983).

Connery won an Oscar for supporting actor for his turn as a tough Irish cop in Brian De Palma's 1987 The Untouchables.

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First Published: Sat, October 31 2020. 18:25 IST
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